Grand Opening Day! Free Admission @ The Bass, Miami Beach [29 October]

Grand Opening Day! Free Admission

10:00 - 17:00

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The Bass
2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum is back and will open its newly transformed space to the public on Sunday, October 29, 2017 with solo exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone and Pascale Marthine Tayou. These exhibitions debut following a major renovation of the museum, which has increased programmable space by nearly 50 percent within the existing footprint, creating a new internal structure with four additional galleries, a museum shop, café and designated education facility.

In honor of this momentous occasion for our museum, we invite you to celebrate with us! Admission to the museum is FREE to all for the duration of the day, plus enjoy contests, tours and special activities for the whole family!


10:30 AM
Go on an art trek with the entire family! Grab an 'Explore Kit' and your tour guide will take you and your family on an interactive exploration of the museum. There's fun for everyone – creativity awaits! This tour is ideal for families with children ages 3-5 years old.

11:30 AM
Bass Brief: Short conversations with the curator. Take a closer look at works on view in Call and Response with a 20-minute focused description by The Bass’ Assistant Curator, Leilani Lynch.

2 PM
Celebratory Ribbon Cutting with remarks from our Execituve Director Silvia Karman Cubiñá and Board President George Lindemann

3:30 PM
Bass Brief: Short conversations with the curator. Take a closer look at works on view in Pascale Marthine Tayou’s exhibition, Beautiful, with a 20-minute focused description by The Bass’ Assistant Curator. Those interested should meet at the Welcome Wall, located in the main lobby.

Explore The Bass’ new Creativity Center and join us for hands-on, fun, and family-friendly art projects. Activities will be ongoing in both the Waterview and Rotunda Classrooms.

Try out our brand-new café run by Thierry Isambert and his culinary team. The Café is open 10 AM — 4:45 PM.

Browse through The Shop at The Bass, our new boutique bookstore and gift shop, offering a curated selection of artist editions and art literature.
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