V's Art Basel Party Guide

V's Art Basel Party Guide

Miami artists and producers are welcoming one of the country's greatest art fairs with a bang this year.

Miami artists and producers are welcoming one of the country's greatest art fairs with a bang this year.

Text: Justin Ragolia

The always-anticipated global art celebration Art Basel returns in full force this year with an all-new showcase of emerging artists and returning faces alike. Along with a host of gallery openings and continuing exhibitions comes a new round of parties to kick things off. That's why we've put together a guide to some of this year's party highlights so you can celebrate in style.

NIC FANCULLI'S MY HEART LIVE

50 NE 11th St.

Miami, FL 33132

Friday, Dec. 8th 11PM-11AM

FOOL'S GOLD BASEL

1Hotel Beach Club

2341 Collins Ave.

Miami Beach, FL

Friday, Dec. 8th 10PM-2AM

Zirkova One + Together & 1Hotel Miami are teaming up to host a star-studded beach festival to welcome the Art Basel festivities. We're talking live music, beach cocktails, and an art-obsessed crowd of partygoers. The best part? All proceeds from the event will help support the victims of Hurricane Irma in their recovery.

RUMORS ART BASEL

1Hotel Beach Club

2341 Collins Ave.

Miami Beach, FL

Friday, Dec. 8th from 4PM on.

ART BABBLE

Heavy Mental

49 NE 22nd St., Miami FL

Thursday, Dec. 7th at 11PM

This Thursday, "Art Babble" is showcasing performances by a cast of Miami-bred musicians, including Telekinetic Walrus, Afrobeta, Otto von Schirach, the Galactic Effect, and more. The event will also feature art installations by Steven Palladino, Efren, and others.

WAXROMANTIX LAUNCH PARTY 

Gramps

176 NW 24th St, Miami

Thursday, Dec. 7th at 7PM

To celebrate their official launch and growing list of budding talent, Miami's youngest record label WaxRomantix is hosting a no-cover musical showcase at Art Basel. Deaf Poets, Anastasia Max, the State Of., and more are slated to perform at the event, making it a lively celebration of Miami-bred artistry.

YOU HAD TO BE THERE

The Event Space at 1306

1306 N. Miami Ave., Miami FL

Friday, December 8th at 11PM

To welcome Art Basel weekend, Adidas Originals is hosting a hush-hush gathering with surprise DJ sets, a cash-only bar, and free custom t-shirts by artist Tony Peralta. To strictly enforce that partygoers stay in the moment and off of social media, every guest's phone will be placed in a locked pouch upon entering the venue, and each pouch can only be opened upon stepping outside the phone-free zone. RSPV for the event here.

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