Art Basel Miami Beach
Date(s) - Dec 6, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018
Miami Beach Convention Center
One of three cities for this global art exhibition, hosting modern and contemporary works of more than 250 galleries from around the world.
Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach occurs yearly the first week of December. It’s one of the best times of the year for viewing contemporary art. Miami and Miami Beach will be the epicenter of the art world with approximately 1200 art galleries from around the world showing thousands of artists. Usually around eighteen art fairs are open.
Find a list of smaller fairs running concurrently with Art Basel by clicking here.
The high-speed train Brightline has brought back The Tasting Train for Art Basel weekend. On Friday, Dec. 7, Brightline has partnered with Perrier Jouet and Absolute Elyx to bring riders an evening of champagne, specialty cocktails and entertainment. The journey begins in West Palm Beach on board Brightline’s 7 p.m. train, with Perrier Jouet sampling along the entire route to Fort Lauderdale and Miami.
The Tasting Train experience continues upon arrival at Brightline Miami Central Station’s Select Lounge with a reception including live music, multiple tasting stations serving Perrier Jouet and signature Absolute Elyx cocktails. Hors d’oeuvres will be served, all included with ticket purchase.
Tickets for The Tasting Train are $200; tickets to attend the Select Lounge event in Miami are $175. All tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite here. The Tasting Train departs West Palm Beach at 7 p.m. and Fort Lauderdale at 7:39 p.m., arriving in Miami at 8:14 p.m. The return train departs at 9:43 p.m. from Miami Central.
Brightline also offers a 2018 Art Basel Pass, which includes four round-trip passes from any station between December 6 and 9 for $100 in Smart service and $250 for Select service. Passes can be purchased here.