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The Bass Collective

The Bass is Miami Beach’s premier home for international contemporary arts exhibitions, education and programming. With its dynamic and innovative curatorial vision, The Bass has expanded the interpretation of contemporary art by incorporating disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture into its programs.

As a member of The Bass Collective, you will belong to a vibrant group of collectors and patrons whose commitment to the arts fuels the museum’s boldest visions. Members enjoy an enriched, personal relationship to both The Bass and the international contemporary art world with a year-round calendar of unrivaled cultural experiences and VIP benefits.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Sara Ryan, Director of Individual Giving
[email protected]
786.477.6026.

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The Bass Collective

The Collective Benefits Members of The Bass Collective enjoy an enriched relationship to both The Bass and the international contemporary art world with a year-round calendar of unrivaled cultural experiences and VIP benefits.

Access and Engagement
  • Invitations to The Bass Collective Dinner Series - melding the worlds of art, fashion and design with thrilling evening experiences in the museum and beyond.
  • Invitations to tour South Florida private collections
  • Opportunity to join Executive Director Silvia Karman Cubiñá on the museum’s annual international trip. Enjoy unforgettable art and immersive cultural experiences across the globe’s most interesting art destinations
  • Opportunity to attend Bass Collective New York day trips during the Armory and Frieze fairs with Executive Director Silvia Karman Cubiñá.
  • Personalized VIP access to select fairs during Miami Art Week (including Art Basel Miami Beach, Design Miami) — a curated selection of fair passes and an itinerary for the week.
  • VIP passes to additional select US and International art fairs upon request
  • Four complimentary tickets to Night at the Museum, The Bass’ annual Spring Fundraiser
Learning and Enrichment
  • Diverse programs with curators, collectors and artists, including talks, tours, and receptions
  • Private studio visits and exclusive artist experiences
  • Private, curator-led exhibition tour for you and six guests
Services and Recognition
  • Dedicated liaison to personally customize your Bass experience
  • Recognition on the museum’s annual donor wall and museum website
  • Recognition in perpetuity with a commemorative brick on The Bass cultural campus
  • 10% discount on venue rentals
  • Pre-sale access to tickets for The Bass Ball
More to Enjoy

The Collective Travel As a part of The Bass Collective, members receive exclusive access to international and domestic travel opportunities.

INTERNATIONAL | MOROCCO

In February 2020, members of The Bass Collective are invited on an unforgettable journey to Morocco, which highlights both the country’s unique history and its vibrant contemporary art scene, including access to the Contemporary African Art Fair in Marakkech.

The trip includes access to private collections and artists’ studios under the insightful guidance of Executive Director Silvia Karman Cubiñá.

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DOMESTIC | NEW YORK DAY TRIPS

Join your fellow Bass Collective members in New York in Spring 2020 for two art immersive day trips.

Armory Show 2020 | March 4

“THE ARMORY SHOW SPOTLIGHTS THE BEST 20TH- AND 21ST-CENTURY ART.” — FINANCIAL TIMES

Nora Burnett Abrams, Anne Ellegood, Jamillah James, and José Carlos Diaz have been appointed as the curators for the 2020 edition of Armory, with Pier 90 entirely devoted to curator-led initiatives.

The 2020 fair will also feature a more integrated presentation of modern and contemporary artwork with the debut of a third curated section, Perspectives, devoted to 20th century artworks organized through a contemporary theme.

        • VIP Access and private tour of The Armory with Executive Director Silvia Karman Cubiñá
        • The Bass Collective Lunch
        • Studio visit with acclaimed contemporary artist
        • Cocktail reception and private collection visit

Frieze New York 2020 | May 5

Explore one of New York’s leading art fairs. Frieze 2020 will feature new collaborations with museum directors, new curated sections and special exhibitions. The show will bring together leading galleries from around the world, showcasing an extraordinary cross-section of work, from today’s most exciting emerging artists to seminal figures of the 20th century.

        • VIP Access and private tour of The Armory with Executive Director Silvia Karman Cubiñá
        • The Bass Collective Lunch
        • Studio visit with acclaimed contemporary artist
        • Cocktail reception and private collection visit

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Become a part of the Collective

In order to join The Bass Collective, members pledge $5,000 or more in annual support of The Bass. Your gift is designated for membership in The Bass Collective and will be allocated in support of the museum’s operating fund. Donations can be made as a one-time annual contribution, or organized into monthly or quarterly installments.