South Florida Art Fair Guide 2017-2018

Discover the best art fairs South Florida has to offer—find out where to go and what to see this season! 

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Art fair goers enjoying cinema @ Art Basel | Miami Beach 2015   © Art Basel 

Art fair goers enjoying cinema @ Art Basel | Miami Beach 2015   © Art Basel 

SCOPE MIAMI BEACH | scope-art.com

“The 17th edition of SCOPE Miami Beach returns to the sands of Ocean Drive and 8th Street. Featuring 140 International Exhibitors from 25 countries and 60 cities, SCOPE Miami Beach will welcome over 55,000 visitors over the course of 6 days. Amidst an unprecedented outpouring of critical acclaim from press, curators and collectors, and a digital and social media outreach campaign garnering over 450 million impressions, SCOPE Miami Beach is once again poised to lead the charge for emerging contemporary art market.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 5-10, 2017     WHERE: SCOPE Miami Beach Pavilion, 801 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach


© Art Miami 

© Art Miami 

ART MIAMI | artmiamifair.com

“Over the last decade, Art Miami has secured its position as one of the most important fairs and is globally recognized as a primary destination for the acquisition of the most important works from the 20th and 21st centuries in collaboration with a selection of the world’s most respected galleries.”  PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 5-10, 2017    WHERE: The Art Miami Pavilion, One Herald Plaza, Miami


CONTEXT ART MIAMI | contextartmiami.com

“CONTEXT Art Miami, along with the 28th edition of Art Miami, commences on December 5th, 2017, with the highly anticipated Opening Night VIP Preview. The 2016 preview attracted 14,500 collectors, curators, artists, connoisseurs and designers, and the fair hosted a total of 82,500 attendees over a six-day period. This immediately reinforced the CONTEXT Art Miami fair as a proven destination and serious marketplace for top collectors to acquire important works from the leading international galleries representing emerging and mid-career cutting-edge works of art.”  PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 5-10, 2017     WHERE: The CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion One Herald Plaza, Miami

© CONTEXT MIAMI 2016 

© CONTEXT MIAMI 2016 


© Prizm Art FaiR, prizmartfair.com 

© Prizm Art FaiR, prizmartfair.com 

PRIZM | prizmartfair.com

“With over 30 emerging and established artists offering their varied Diasporic perspectives, riveting conversations lead by new and established thought leaders in Diasporic Visual arts practice and cutting-edge events and installations that offer sensory delight, Prizm is a fair not to be missed during your stay in sunny Miami.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 5-17, 2017     WHERE: MANA DOWNTOWN, 145 EAST FLAGLER STREET MIAMI, FL


© Aqua Art Miami 

© Aqua Art Miami 

AQUA MIAMI | aquaartmiami.com

“The sister satellite fair to Art Miami, made a huge splash during Art Week 2016 with its successful five-day exhibition of the strongest emerging and mid-career artists and galleries in the industry.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 6-10, 2017     WHERE: Aqua Hotel • 1530 Collins Ave., Miami Beach


SUPERFINE : THE FAIREST FAIR | superfine.world

“Gain access to the freshest art and design from Miami and around the world. Support living, working artists by putting the most important set of eyes on their work: your own. Dive into the new art world where music and performing arts shine as brightly as what hangs on the walls.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 6-10, 2017     WHERE: 56 NE 29th Street., Miami

Project SubTerra - “Showpony II” - 26x40 - Digital Inkjet Print - Edition of 10 - 2016 - $1,200.jpg © Superfine.World

Project SubTerra - “Showpony II” - 26x40 - Digital Inkjet Print - Edition of 10 - 2016 - $1,200.jpg © Superfine.World


© Art Basel 

© Art Basel 

ARTSPOT MIAMI | artspotmiami.com

“ArtSpot Miami, a high-end satellite art fair taking place within and in conjunction with Redwood Media Group’s renowned art shows during Art Week Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach, today announced its 5th annual art show taking place from Wednesday, December 6 – Sunday, December 10, in Miami’s Art and Entertainment District. ArtSpot Miami, housed inside the SPECTRUM Miami tent, is located at 1700 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 6-10, 2017     WHERE: 1700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami


© Art BASel 

© Art BASel 

SPECTRUM MIAMI ART SHOW | spectrum-miami.com

“A juried, contemporary art show in the heart of Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District featuring an international slate of artists and galleries. It’s where contemporary meets extraordinary. Join us for a 5-day fine art experience, featuring music, entertainment, and other special events.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: December 6-10, 2017     WHERE: Spectrum Miami Tent • 1700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami


ART FORT LAUDERDALE  | artftlauderdale.com

“Art Fort Lauderdale is a revolutionary art fair hosted at properties on the intracoastal waterways in Fort Lauderdale - incorporating a different approach to view, interact and purchase art. This four day event transported attendees on complimentary water taxi to exclusive exhibits and performances at a number of waterfront properties along the famed intracoastal waterways. These exhibits featured paintings, illustrations, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, performance arts and art & technology collaborations.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: January 11-14, 2018     WHERE: Bahia Mar Yachting Center 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

© Art Fort Lauderale - performance art 

© Art Fort Lauderale - performance art 


© Palm BEach Modern + COntemporary 

© Palm BEach Modern + COntemporary 

PALM BEACH MODERN + CONTEMPORARY | artpbfair.com

“The versatile and rich selection of works on display will have a strong focus on emergent talent, as well as blue chip mid-career cutting-edge artists, anchored by a fresh selection of secondary market works by top name artists from the Modern, Classical Modern, Post-War and Pop eras. It is estimated that nearly 1000 artists from over 60 countries will be on display at the fair.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: January 11-15, 2018     WHERE: Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Pavilion • 825 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach


CHALK LIT FESTIVAL | broward.org

"This free, family-friendly day will activate the block with live music, food trucks, murals created live and on-site by more than 20 street artists, 3D printing stations, face painting, museum-curated workshops, hands-on crafting with Blick Art Materials, an area for kids to create their own chalk masterpieces and a People’s Choice Award presented by Jerry’s Artarama." FREE

WHEN: January 13, 2018     WHERE: North Square, 100 South Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale 

© Richard Graulich 

© Richard Graulich 


@ Art Palm BEach 

@ Art Palm BEach 

ART PALM BEACH | nextlevelfairs.com

“Art Palm Beach is internationally recognized as the premiere mid-winter contemporary art fair on Florida’s Gold Coast by both art critics and enthusiasts. The fair provides a unique opportunity to reach collectors from around the world.” PRICES VARY

WHEN: January 17-21, 2018     WHERE: Palm Beach County Convention Center • 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach


© Art Hive Magazine 

© Art Hive Magazine 

ART SYNERGY | artsynergy.org

“Art Synergy in collaboration with Art Palm Beach will produce more than 65 exhibitions throughout the nine Palm Beach County Art Districts in January 2018 during Art Palm Beach week. The nine art districts are: Antique Row, Artists Alley Delray, Boynton Beach Art District, Lake Park and North Palm Beach Art District, Lake Worth Arts, Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, and Worth Ave.”

WHEN: January 18-22, 2018     WHERE: Palm Beach County Convention Center & PBC Art Districts • 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach


ArtiGras | artigras.org

"Come see 300 national and local fine artists’ displays at one of the top 50 art shows in the nation. You’ll be wowed by the diverse pieces of art in various mediums. Watch a live artist demo, check out emerging artists and enjoy a day of live music, food and entertainment. There’s also plenty of activities for children in our ArtiKids Fun Zone." PRICES VARY 

WHEN: February 17-19, 2018     WHERE: Abacoa, Central Boulevard in Jupiter, Florida, just North of Donald Ross Road and East of I-95.

Photo: © alice-pasqual

Photo: © alice-pasqual


ART BOCA RATON | nextlevelfairs.com

"Art Boca Raton is a contemporary art fair from the organizers of Art Palm Beach. International galleries will be exhibiting modern, contemporary, and emerging art from the 20th and 21st centuries during the third edition, March 14 – 18, 2018." PRICES VARY 

WHEN: March 14-18, 2018     WHERE: 3450 NW 8th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33431 — At Research Park on the grounds of Florida Atlantic University

© Art Boca Raton 

© Art Boca Raton 

This article was originally published in Art Hive Magazine | Issue 23 | Fall 2017