Miami Beach Culture Crawl

The City of Miami Beach will debut its first “Culture Crawl” aiming to get residents and visitors exploring and becoming re-acquainted with Miami Beach and the plethora of their cultural offerings. Eight of the nation’s most prestigious institutions and cultural centers will offer complimentary admission on March 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.— opening their doors for a lively night of special programming, open studios and galleries, outdoor films, live music, exclusive tours, night gardens and more. The intent is to make the Miami Beach Culture Crawl a monthly art and cultural staple.

Free trolley service will take attendees to and from each of the six destinations throughout the evening. Participating organizations are as follows:

  • New World Symphony| 500 17 Street |www.nws.edu
  • Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Washington Avenue
  • Bring a blanket, share a picnic and invite your friends to watchWonder Woman(2017) on the 7,000 square foot outdoor projection wall. For those who love architecture and technology, join New World Symphony staff for a behind the scenes guided tour of New World Center.
  • Miami Beach Urban Studios| 420 Lincoln Road, Suite 440 |www.carta.fiu.edu/mbus
  • Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Washington Avenue
  • Quasar Saxophone Quartet will perform as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival 2019. Pre-concert talk will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a special performance at 7:30 p.m.
  • The Wolfsonian – FIU| 1001 Washington Avenue |www.wolfsonian.org
  • Trolley Stop: 11 Street & Washington Avenue
  • Join The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach’s inventive and provocative museum of objects and design, for open access to all gallery floors, happy hour 2-for-1 pricing on drinks and a special discount in the design-oriented gift shop.
  • Jewish Museum of Florida- FIU| 301 Washington Avenue |www.jmof.fiu.edu
  • Trolley Stop: 4 Street & Washington Avenue
  • Museum visitors can journey into a cartoon world of kosher folk art and meet the artist at the exhibition opening ofThrough the Hat: The Art of Steve Marcus.
  • Miami Design Preservation League| 1001 Ocean Drive |www.mdpl.org
  • Trolley Stop: 9 Street & Washington Avenue
  • Learn about the three main styles of historic architecture in Miami Beach. See the work of current special presentations featuring local artists Marian Del Vecchio’sPolitical Cartoonsand Claudio Castillo’sGenerative Art. Make sure to journey behind the building at night to see Castillo’s projection display that turns the Welcome Center into an artistic light box.
  • ArtCenter/South Florida| 924 Lincoln Road |www.artcentersf.org
  • Trolley Stop: 16 Street & Michigan Avenue
  • Join some of Miami Beach’s most interesting contemporary artists for open artist studio visits. The galleries will also remain open with exciting exhibitions includingDancing in the Absence of Pain, the first solo show for photographer Terence Price II, curated by Diana Nawi.
  • Miami Beach Botanical Gardens| 2000 Convention Center Drive |www.mbgarden.org
  • Trolley Stop: 19 Street & Meridian Avenue
  • Be sure to stop by the Miami Beach Botanical Garden for a unique opportunity to experience this magical oasis after dark. During the nighttime stroll, you’ll be able to learn about the plants and history of the garden while enjoying music and botanical beverages.
  • The Bass| 2100 Collins Avenue |www.thebass.org
  • Trolley Stop: 21 Street & Collins Avenue
  • The Bass introduces extended hours on the first Wednesday of each month and free admission for all visitors. Exhibitions include The Haas BrothersFerngully, Paola PiviArt With a Viewand Aaron CurryTune Yer Head.

WHEN:Wednesday, March 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Attendees are welcome to begin the cultural journey at any of the six participating institutions.

Click hereto view the free trolley route map.

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