McCormick Place First Fridays Downtonw Art Walk
The “First Friday” Art Walk showcases over 150 exhibiting artists in fifteen venues, offering an array of art experiences that will reflect multiple mediums, styles, and trends in the art world. Participating organizations include:
MDC Museum of Art
Bas Fisher Invitational
Turn-Based Press Studio
Artisan Lounge, 26 Artists Studios
Etra Fine Art/Wine Bar
Nina Torres Fine Art
Eleazar Delgado Studio
Ocean Bank Art Space
Sculpture in the Park at Bayfront
McCormick Place, 7 Artists Studios
MIA Encore –at SeaFair, 28 International Galleries
Art in Public Places
All participating organizations are conveniently located within two blocks of the Miami Trolley line and Metromover. Parking is be available at each venue. Exhibition admission and trolley transportation is complimentary.
Downtown Miami is home to Miami’s most renowned arts and culture institutions and organizations. Its urban landscape is undergoing a dramatic growth and change. Over 200,000 commuters work and a record 72,000 reside in downtown. This population of commuters and residents is projected to double in the next few years. The average age is 36 years old and reported average annual income is over $101,000. Nineteen new condo towers are now being planned in addition to Swire’s Brickell City Centre – 4.6 million square feet of mixed use residential, commercial, hotel and a 650,000 sq. ft. shopping center operated by Bal Harbor Shops are now under construction. Miami World Resort will replace the Miami Herald headquarters with Miami’s largest resort, convention center, luxury shopping, marina and lagoon. Miami is a thriving global financial capital and is undergoing a cultural renaissance.