Via Miami Supercar Rooms Facebook
The second edition of Auto Promenade Wynwood will shut down three blocks in Miami from NW 20th to NW 23rd Streets for a showcase of 66 "Road Art" automobiles on Sunday, December 4, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Look for classic and vintage antiques, artist painted cars, exotic sports and custom-built supercars. It's free and open to the public and is sponsored by Miami Supercar Rooms (2022 NW 1st Court, Miami).
NYC arts org Future Archives and Miami non-profit Skate Free host "The Future Archives Party" on Saturday, December 3, 2 to 7 p.m., at Lot 11 Skate Park (NW 3rd Avenue & NW 1st Street, Miami). Look for an open skate session led by Brujas, music by Aller Muet, Brujas, Flat White and Venus X; video by Philippa Price; a pavilion designed by Harvard Graduate School of Design; and a GHE2OGOTH1K pop-up shop by Venus X. This is free (donations encouraged) and open to the public w/ rsvp HERE.
Barrett Barrera Projects and Charlie Le Mindu are bringing their CHARLIEWOOD "exhibition of transgressive movement" to the FAENA Theater (3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) on Thursday, December 1, 7:30 p.m. with guest host Ladyfag and a special appearance by Christeene. RSVP/w invite mandatory. This event is also happening in NYC on Monday, November 28, if you can't make it down south.
Tons of fun events at the STANDARD Spa (40 Island Avenue, South Beach) again this year including: A launch party for Ryan McGinness' new book, "50 Parties," documenting his series of themed parties that ran from 2009 to 2010; the annual Lazy Sunday BBQ hosted this year by the designer and artist Jeremyville on December 4; private dinners for Kickstarter, Kim Gordon, Paul Kasmin and Art Forum; and a cocktail party for Creative Time & Sotheby's. Invite w/RSVP only.
DuJour Media with Gilt and JetSmarter host a Miami Art Week kick-off party in Nina's House and poolside at The Confidante Hotel (4041 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) on Wednesday, November 30, 7 to 11 p.m. The party celebrates DuJour cover star Kris Jenner and the release of "All-America XVI" by Nan Bush and Bruce Weber. Music by The Extortionists featuring Ibe Soliman and Public School's Dao-Yi & Maxwell Osborne. Invite only.
FLAUNT Magazine and de Pury de Pury host a one-night-only exhibition of video and performance called "Weather Patterns" on Tuesday, November 29, 8 p.m. to midnight, at the New World Center (500 17th Street, South Beach).
The FREEHAND Miami (2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach) hosts a spotlight on Mexican artists on December 1, 7 to 11 p.m., with live mural painting by Diana Garcia, DJ Eyal Agai and Don Julio cocktails. Plus they've got a party for women artists from the Miami area with Wild Belle DJing on December 2, 7 to 11 p.m. And, since they are opening another Freehand in LA soon, they've also got a pool party for California artists (Lauren Ys), DJs and vendors (Adina Mills Jewelry, Vida Kush) on December 3, 1 to 6 p.m., with Midori cocktails.
The David Lynch-designed Parisian club SILENCIO returns to Miami for a fifth year with a one-night-only soiree in the Design District on Friday, December 2, 11 p.m. Look for Paris-based artist Caecilia Tripp's filmic installation "Song For the Sun," a live performance by Michele Lamy & A$AP Rocky, plus music by Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (aka Lichens). The Miami Design District and Silencio host.
Floater 15 (three kids). 2016. By Derrick Adams
Interview magazine and Cadillac host a cocktail party to celebrate their commission of works by artists Derrick Adams, Shantell Martin, Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic and Ellington Robinson on Friday, December 2, 6 to 8 p.m., at the MAPS Backlot (342 NW 24th Street, Miami). RSVP mandatory.
Vaso Albero XXL - 2016, Gaetano Pesce
The Setai Miami Beach (2001 Collins Avenue, South Beach) is the site of a private cocktail party hosted by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Paul Johnson in honor of Gaetano Pesce on Sunday evening, November 27. The event showcases the Italian architect and designer's new work, "Tree Vase XXL" while his latest sculpture series is on view via Salon 94 at Design Miami. RSVP w/invite mandatory.
Amanda Hearst and Hassan Pierre—founders of online luxury ethical fashion retailer Maison de Mode—together with Karolina Kurkova, honor artist Mickalene Thomas at a VIP only/private cocktail party at The Faena Bazaar (3400 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) on Monday, November 28, 6 to 8 p.m. Invite/w RSVP mandatory.
Via Locust Projects
Miami's longest running not-for-profit space, Locust Projects (3852 N Miami Avenue, Miami), has three exhibitions on view during the week: Alexis Gideon's "The Comet and the Glacier," Huffer Collective's "Save Your Selves," and Brooklyn-based artist Katie Bell's installation "Backsplash II." The opening reception is Tuesday, November 29, 7 to 10 p.m., and features performances by Alexis Gideon at 7:30 and 9 p.m.
The 16th edition of SCOPE Miami Beach features 125 exhibitors on the beach at Ocean Drive and 8th Street. Their "Platinum First View" is on Tuesday, November 29, noon to 4 p.m., followed by a VIP/Media preview from 4 to 8 p.m. Then it's open to the public through Sunday. The SCOPE party presented by Fool's Gold is December 3, 9 to midnight, at ORA (2000 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach). DJ sets by Theophilus London and Nick Hook with a live performance by Kissey. RSVP required.
The GALE Hotel (1690 Collins Avenue, South Beach) hosts events all week around their rooftop pool (Skott Marsi party cohosted by "Select" together with Marsi on December 3, live art by Skyler Grey on Sunday); down in their Rec Room club (live art by Eddy Bogaert plus DJs on December 1, live music hosted by Ashley Outrageous on December 2); and in the Regent Cocktail Club (Havana Nights on Wednesday, art by KAI and music by Cleveland Jones on Thursday.)
The private Moschino/Jeremy Scott dinner and afterparty are Thursday night at the Delano Hotel (1685 Collins Avenue, South Beach). RSVP w/invite mandatory.
Splash photo "Floater 8 (pizza)," 2016 by Derrick Adams.