Father And Son Look At Artifacts In Case On Trip To Museum

In the midst of another scorching summer in Miami, we invite readers to  cool down at one of Miami’s best art galleries and museum exhibits.  

David Castillo Gallery

Located on Lincoln Road, this warehouse gallery presents art from mid-career and emerging artists. This summer, from August 3, 2016 to September 3, 2016, the Handmade Rituals exhibit curated by Danielle Dames showcases contemporary pieces from Yasmin Khalaf, Gardner Cole Miller, Johnny Robles.

David Castillo Gallery
420 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 573-8110

Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU

Housed in a former synagogue, the Jewish Museum of Florida was once home to Miami Beach’s first congregation. It features an ongoing exhibition called, MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida that displays 250 years of Florida-Jewish history. It includes more than 500 photos and artifacts that depict the lives of Jewish people in Florida since 1763.

Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU
301 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 672-5044

The Bass Museum of Art

The Bass Museum of Art is a contemporary museum featuring exhibitions from mid-career and established artists. The themes focus on the international identity of Miami Beach. Currently, there are two long-running exhibitions—Eternity Now and Chess Tables. Eternity Now by Sylvie Fleury is a site-specific neon piece, installed on the façade of The Bass, facing Collins Park. For Chess Tables, Jim Drain produced two chess tables and four chairs, designed to be played and provide a social gathering point for people in Collins Park.

The Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 436-8133

The Wolfsonian

Located in South Beach, The Wolfsonian-FIU is a museum, library, and research center. The collections focus on art from 1885 to 1945. The pieces include furniture, industrial-design objects, glass, ceramics, metal, and paintings. One of its many summer exhibitions, Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction traces how wealthy Americans and celebrities came to the exotic nightclubs, casinos, and cabarets of Cuba.

The Wolfsonian – FIU
1001 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 531-1001