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Exhibition Openings and Events

Exhibition Openings and Events

Gather to celebrate new contemporary art. With each new exhibition, participate in various opportunities to engage with art and artists. Exhibition events include opening celebrations, artist workshops, interactive activations, and more.

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Saturday, March 2
TALK & TOUR: Transformation of a Masterpiece

As part of Open House Miami, meet and greet New York architect David Gauld who will give an illustrated talk and tour about The Bass building, the jewel of Miami Beach’s Art Deco district, and its transformation over the years.

Gauld was the architect of the 2017 expansion of The Bass and worked with Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Arata Isozaki for the previous expansion in the late 1990’s.

Join The Bass and Gauld for an in-depth overview of the approach and process that led to the new dynamic space that is enjoyed by thousands of visitors today.

3:00pm Doors open
3:15pm Talk
4:00pm Tour

Complimentary admission with RSVP.

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Saturday, March 2
Visionary Constructs: Young Architects on Tomorrow's Cities

Join us for a panel discussion at The Bass hosted by Jose Gelabert-Navia, featuring young, up-and-coming architects who are shaping the future of cities and the built environment. This engaging dialogue will explore strategies and challenges facing today’s architects and dive into the inspirations driving their innovative work. Panelists will share their visions for sustainable urban development, focusing on Miami Beach and its unique landscape. They will also look beyond global perspectives on building for the future. This conversation promises to offer deep insights into the evolving architecture scene, emphasizing sustainability, technology, and the role of architecture in addressing pressing global and local challenges.

4pm – Welcome Beverage & Access to Exhibitions
5pm – Panel Discussion

Complimentary Admission with RSVP. Limited seating. First-come, first-served.

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Wednesday, March 20
NAM JUNE PAIK: MOON IS THE OLDEST TV

Presented in partnership with O Cinema South Beach, first-time feature film director Amanda Kim tells the remarkable story of Nam June Paik as a citizen of the world and trailblazing artist, who both saw the present and predicted the future with astonishing clairvoyance. With Steven Yeun reading Paik’s own written words — showcasing the artist’s strategic playfulness and immense creativity – Nam June Paik: Moon is the Oldest TV is a celebration of perhaps the most modern artist of all time.

This film screening takes place at O Cinema South Beach, located at 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

 

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Thursday, March 21
THIRD THURSDAYS

Every third Thursday, join us for a monthly mix-and-mingle experience featuring curated tunes, cocktails, surprise performances and more; and in The Bass Creativity Center, the Teen Board presents Teen Takeover art programs. Also known as Culture Crawl, admission is free and open to the public and includes free trolley service provided by The City of Miami Beach to all participating destinations throughout the evening.

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Saturday, March 30
CURATOR CULTURE | ISABELLE GRAW IN CONVERSATION WITH HERNAN BAS
Presenting conversations with leading voices in contemporary art, and moderated by Dr. James Voorhies, Curator of The Bass, the Curator Culture series brings together thought leaders who are shaping our current landscape of art and culture.
Join Isabelle Graw in Conversation with artist Hernan Bas, discussing the artist’s solo exhibition The Conceptualists, on view through May 5, 2024. This event is FREE with RSVP.
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Sunday, April 7
ART OUTSIDE ANNUAL PICNIC

Join us on Sunday, April 7,  in Collins Park for The Bass’ 60th birthday picnic celebration!

Gather with our friends and neighbors from 3 – 6 PM for a spirited outdoor birthday celebration and delight in cultural performances, live music, picnic areas and FREE art activities for all ages.

Bring your most creative, elegant and Miami Beach themed picnic basket and blanket for a chance to win! Colin Cowie, American lifestyle advisor, author, interior designer and party planner, will join us as a special guest judge for the Best Picnic Setup contest.

Unleash your inner artist at one of our scheduled art making activities. Drop by the Community Weaving Activity at any time to make your own mark. Stop by the Creativity Center Teen Board lemonade stand to cool off while you browse their artwork on sale. Make your own compost with the Miami Beach Botanical Garden or explore STEAM art activities with Moonlighter Fab Lab.

Enjoy outdoor concerts by Fellows of the New World Symphony, Young Musicians Unite and DJ nosocials. Sip and chill at the Dry Farm Wines Rosé Garden. Browse and shop artisanal vendors including Little River Flea, Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, Noeli Morejon, Jorge Rafael Calderon and Patrick Oleson. Plus, stop by The Humane Society of Greater Miami and consider adopting a pet! Be sure to stick around for our Happy Birthday kick-off celebration of 60 years of contemporary art at The Bass.

Seating is first come, first served in Collins Park. Parking is available at the municipal Collins Park Parking Garage, located at 340 23rd Street.

FREE Art Activities by The Bass Creativity Center and our Teen Board Members:

➵ 3 – 4 PM – Feelin’ Blue? Cyanotype Photographic Printing

➵ 3:30 – 4 PM – Create Your Own: Mini Still-Life Picnic Sculptures

➵ 4- 4:30 PM – Crazy Cartoon Drawing

➵ 4 – 5 PM – #Upcycled Mobile Creations with @pangeakalivirga

➵ 4 – 5 PM – Arf-Art! Craft Paw-some Custom Dog Print Bandanas

Learn more about Art Outside, The Bass and the City of Miami Beach Art in Public Places installation in Collins Park.

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Thursday, April 18
THIRD THURSDAYS| FEATURING O, MIAMI

FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION

For National Poetry Month, O, Miami Poetry Festival hosts poetic programming at The Bass as part of a month-long celebration of Miami’s vibrant culture of art and literature. Museum members access the Sip-N-Chill Member’s Lounge for complimentary wine courtesy of Dry Farm Wines. Keep the party going with our neighbors at Sweet Liberty for after-hours starting at 9 PM and mention THE BASS for 10% off.

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Thursday, May 16
THIRD THURSDAYS| FEATURING MIAMI CITY BALLET

FREE MUSUEM ADMISSION

Contemporary art and world-class dance collide at The Bass as part of an onsite/offsite Culture Crawl with Miami City Ballet! First, experience a live DJ and an exhilarating solo performance by Miami City Ballet at The Bass. Then, cross over Liberty Avenue to MCB’s home for Impromptu, a series choreographed and performed by MCB dancers. Museum members access the Sip-N-Chill Member’s Lounge for complimentary wine courtesy of Dry Farm Wines. Keep the party going with our neighbors at Sweet Liberty for after-hours starting at 9 PM and mention THE BASS for 10% off.

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Saturday, May 18
CURATOR CULTURE

Join us for Brunch at The Bass in our exclusive Members Lounge from 12 – 1:00 PM, followed by a Curator Culture conversation from 1 – 2:00 PM led by Curator Dr. James Voorhies.

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Thursday, June 20 - Thursday, September 19
THIRD THURSDAYS

Every third Thursday, join us for a monthly mix-and-mingle experience featuring curated tunes, cocktails, surprise performances and more; and in The Bass Creativity Center, the Teen Board presents Teen Takeover art programs. Also known as Culture Crawl, admission is free and open to the public and includes free trolley service provided by The City of Miami Beach to all participating destinations throughout the evening.

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Saturday, March 30
BRUNCH AT THE BASS | A CONVERSATION WITH HERNAN BAS

Join us for Brunch at The Bass in our Members Lounge from 12 – 1:00 PM, followed by a Curator Culture conversation from 1 – 2:00 PM with Curator Dr. James Voorhies and artist Hernan Bas discussing the artist’s solo exhibition The Conceptualists, on view at The Bass December 4, 2023, through May 5, 2024. 

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Friday, April 5
THE 2nd ANNUAL BASS GOLF OPEN | DIAMONDS & DIVOTS

It’s Tee Time at The Bass!

Join us for an afternoon of friendly competition on the greens at Miami Beach Golf Club!

Gather your friends and tee off for a good cause, as all proceeds from the tournament will support The Bass’ education and outreach initiatives, ensuring free access to art for children and families.

Prizes – and bragging rights! – will be awarded for first place, closest to the pin, longest drive and most creative team (twosome or foursome).

ADDRESS
Miami Beach Golf Club
2301 Alton Rd, Miami Beach

SCHEDULE
11:30 AM Registration & Lunch
1 PM Shotgun Start
3:30 PM Award Ceremony

HOST COMMITTEE
Sloan Barnett
Julie Bernstein
Nancy Bernstein
Silvia Karman Cubiñá
Lisa Heiden-Koffler
Carol Iacovelli
Brooke Owens
Candise Shanbron
Diane Walder MD

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Thursday, April 25
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM | COME AS YOU ART: PSYCHEDELIA

The Bass invites you to the annual members-only extravaganza, Night at the Museum, hosted by Future Bass, the museum’s young philanthropists group. Flex your fashion sense with museum members at the Affiliate level and above with this year’s groovy theme and art movement “Psychedelic Art,” in homage to The Bass’ 60th Anniversary.

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Saturday, May 18
BRUNCH AT THE BASS

Join us for Brunch at The Bass in our exclusive Members Lounge from 12 – 1:00 PM, followed by a Curator Culture conversation from 1 – 2:00 PM with Executive Director and Chief Curator Silvia Karman Cubiñá and Curator Dr. James Voorhies.

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