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Each December, the world’s leading art galleries gather in Miami for Art Basel, North America’s premier art fair. This year, 268 galleries from 32 countries will be in attendance. Paintings, photographs, film, sculptures and digital art will be on display by celebrated and rising artists from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

While the heart of Art Basel is – of course – the art, the whole of Miami puts its best foot forward for the festivities. Restaurants and museums teem with visitors, epic parties are thrown and some of the most influential names in art, media and fashion descend upon the city.

About Art Basel Miami

The Miami Beach Convention Center has hosted Art Basel Miami since the inaugural fair in 2002. This year, the venue will debut a more spacious layout than ever before. There is 10% more space in total, allowing for larger booths, wider aisles and more plentiful seating and dining options.

As always, galleries are organized throughout the Convention Center within several sections. The Positions section showcases emerging artists like Israel Martínez, who is presented by the gallery Arredondo \ Arozarena. The Survey section is dedicated to works dated earlier than 2000, including a number of modern artists such as David Driskell at DC Moore, Willys de Castro at Henrique Feria Fine Art and Edgardo Antonio Vigo at Richard Saltoun Gallery.

In addition to the Art Basel events, a number of exciting art exhibitions are planned to run in the city over the same dates. The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami opens in a new permanent home on December 1, just in time for the festivities. Their inaugural exhibition, “The Everywhere Studio”, features 100 works by 50 artists exploring the significance of the artist’s studio.

Also on the scene for 2017 is The Bass, a contemporary art museum that reopened in October after a $12 million renovation. During Art Basel, the venue will host solo exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone, Pascale Marthine Tayou and Mika Rottenberg.

When the galleries close for the evening, it’s time to party. Elegant soirees are omnipresent - for instance,Bjork is set to DJ an event by III Points at Mana Wynwood on Tuesday, December 5 (tickets start at $75 and are available at this link), while Wu-Tang Clan are gracing the stage at Mana Wynwood on Saturday, December 9 (tickets available here).

How to travel to Art Basel Miami

The best way to reach Art Basel Miami is by private jet charter. Even on a normal weekend, Miami International Airport (MIA) is one of the busiest airports in the country and with over 70,000 attendees flocking to Miami for the fair, crowds should be expected. For a seamless arrival, book a private jet charter to Miami Executive Airport, just 14 miles from the Miami Beach Convention Center. We’ll have a chauffeur waiting to whisk you away to your hotel suite the moment you touch down – no waiting in lines required.

View from a window in Miami’s design district with palm trees and architectural installation
View from a window in Miami’s design district with palm trees and architectural installation


VIP Art Basel Package

For the ultimate luxury experience, why not charter a private jet and enjoy our VIP Art Basel package? You’ll get a VIP First Choice Fair Pass for two adults, five nights at the W South Beach, access to VIP events, a car and driver, half-day Miami art tour and specialised concierge services.

To book this package, or create your own tailor-made trip, get in touch with one of our travel experts now on 020 8335 1070 or email travel@aircharter.co.uk.

Dates and Tickets

Private Day (by invitation only)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Vernissage (by invitation only)
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11am to 3pm

Public Days
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, December 8, 2017, 12 noon to 8pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 12 noon to 8pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 12 noon to 6pm

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Single-day tickets cost $50 each. Permanent tickets, valid December 7-10, cost $120 each. Tickets are available for purchase here. You can also purchase tickets on the day for $10 extra, but we advise booking in advance to avoid standing in line.

With so many VIPs descending upon Miami for the fair, landing slots will be in high demand. Contact us in advance to guarantee your private jet charter to Art Basel Miami.

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