The New Tropic’s Basel Bible

It’s Miami Art Week, the most epic cultural event of the year in the 305. Thousands of art lovers are coming in from all over the world to hit up the big art fairs – and big names in fashion, music, food and drink, and nightlife are right behind them. Our Basel Bible should help you navigate the craziness and make the most of the week, whether you need to figure out how to get from point A to point B or how to choose what party to hit up on Friday night.

We took a look through all 3,485,385 e-mails, Facebook messages, and pieces of snail mail we received and chose the best.

We've got 11 tips on how to navigate traffic during Miami Art Week.

Here are the events Dejha Carrington of YoungArts is checking out and the tips and tricks she uses to make the most of Art Basel.

Here are the events Alex Mitow of Superfine! is checking out at Miami Art Week and the tips and tricks he uses to make the most of Art Basel.

Let's be real, Miami Art Week is as much about the parties as the art. Here are Chris Adamo's tips on how to get in the door.

You learn a lot when you get up close and personal with paintings.

Remember: Basel isn't about parties and celebs, (though those are fun) it's about art. Here's how you can take part even if you're not ballin'.