Art

For Art’s Sake

Art in Miami is a $1.4 billion dollar industry. Yup, you read that right. Billion with a “b”. Then how are so many local artists and creatives still struggling and not seeing any of that money?

/ November 2, 2018


When big art money isn’t the only game in town

Artist Jeff Koons appears in “The Price of Everything,” a documentary about the global art market. Commissioner and Art Market Liaison will be presenting a special screening of the film on November 7 at 7:30 PM at Silverspot Cinema. Purchase tickets via Silverspot Cinema. (Photo courtesy of “The Price of Everything”) What was once an […]

/ November 1, 2018


This play imagines what happened the night four icons spent the night in Miami

The latest production from Miami New Drama, opening on Oct. 27, will bring locals back to the night in 1964 that Muhammad Ali became the world heavyweight champion right here in Miami Beach.

/ October 24, 2018


This local’s tribute to Miami Beach’s lifeguard stands earned her a key to the city

Annamaria Windisch-Hunt, a South Florida artist, painted replicas of Miami Beach’s lifeguard stands from Government Cut up to Surfside.

/ October 1, 2018


How a bike trip inspired this Miamian to create eye-popping greeting cards

Julie Brumlik, founder of Open Card Now, traveled across Asia and found the inspiration to bring 3D pop-up cards to Miami.

/ September 12, 2018


Let’s make some movies, Miami.

We’ve launched the Cinematic Arts Residency to make it easier to make great film in the 305.

/ September 6, 2018


Art won’t pay your rent, but here’s how it can build your city.

We’ve launched Commissioner to help them — and you — do that.

/ September 5, 2018


Development shouldn’t displace Miami artists. Here’s a solution

The City of Miami has a proposal to help artists stay in the neighborhoods they elevate with their creativity.

/ July 24, 2018


Backroom Sessions is bringing you art where you least expect it

The artist Cyrex and his band at the June Acoustics&Poets show, hosted at La Cabina in Little Havana. (📸: Joe Blandon) La Saguasera isn’t exactly seen as a spot where you can find Miami’s up-and-coming arts talent. But 20-something natives Angelina (“Angie”) Rivero and Rudy Flores (mostly known nowadays by his stage name “Bause Mason”) […]

/ July 11, 2018


Jason Jeffers is here to show you another side of the Caribbean

The filmmaker, writer, and musician from Barbados is one of the founders of Third Horizon, a collective of Caribbean creatives based here in Miami, and the Third Horizon Film Festival, which showcases the best in film from the Caribbean and its diaspora.

/ June 29, 2018