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Cultivating Culture with a DIY Miami Art Tour

Cultivating Culture with a DIY Miami Art Tour

Cultivating Culture with a DIY Miami Art Tour

Ranked among the top ten U.S. art cities, Miami shines brightly as a hub for art and culture, thanks in part to its role as Art Basel’s host. Yet, you needn’t wait for December to savor Miami’s artistic riches. Enter Dharma Home Suites, your guide to crafting a DIY art tour—all within a 30-minute drive of our Red Road Commons and Monte Carlo properties. For those staying at Monte Carlo in Miami Beach, your journey starts at stop number 1, weaving through Miami to culminate in Coral Gables. Meanwhile, guests at Red Road Commons in Coral Gables kick off at number 5 and meander their way back. Your art-infused adventure awaits!

Discover the beating heart of Miami Beach’s artistic scene at The Bass, a vibrant hub of contemporary creativity. As a cornerstone of Miami Beach’s cultural landscape, The Bass invites you to explore an ever-evolving array of modern art that challenges conventions and sparks imagination; current exhibitions include pieces from Nam June Haik, Herman Bas, and Anne Duk Hee Jordan. Enjoy free admission to the museum from October – May on every Third Thursday from 6 to 9 PM. Free museum admission is also available on the last Sunday of every month for Family Day.

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Cross the bridge and step into a realm of artistic innovation at ICA Miami. Situated in the heart of Miami’s Design District, ICA Miami offers a dynamic platform for exploring the boundless possibilities of modern art. Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through cutting-edge installations and thought-provoking displays that challenge conventions and redefine artistic expression. Tickets are free; you just need to reserve them in advance.

Unleash your inner creativity and immerse yourself in a world of vibrant street art at Wynwood Walls. Located in Miami’s iconic Wynwood neighborhood, this open-air gallery is a dynamic canvas of artistic expression that brings together global talents in a riot of colors and forms. As you wander through the captivating maze of murals and installations, you’ll witness the fusion of street art and contemporary culture, each piece telling a unique story. Wynwood is also a hub for culinary creativity, so it is the perfect stop in the tour to have lunch.

Head south for a few miles and immerse yourself in a world of artistic wonder at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Discover captivating exhibitions and thought-provoking collections that showcase the essence of contemporary art and culture. PAMM offers free admission every second Saturday of the month.

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For our last stop, you can indulge in the opulence of history and art at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Explore the meticulously preserved architecture, adorned with European treasures that tell a story of a lavish past. Stroll through the lush, meticulously manicured gardens that overlook the Biscayne Bay, offering breathtaking views and tranquil serenity. With its blend of art, architecture, and nature, Vizcaya promises an enchanting escape that captures the essence of old-world charm and sophistication. 

As you dive into Miami’s cultural tapestry through our carefully curated DIY art tour, remember that creativity knows no bounds. So, set forth on this cultural adventure, where every brushstroke and every installation narrates a unique story. And while you explore, let Dharma Home Suites be your guide, offering you a haven of comfort at our Red Road Commons and Monte Carlo properties. Embark on a journey of artistic exploration, and let your passion for culture thrive. Your canvas of experiences awaits – make it a masterpiece!

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