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9TH ANNUAL ART AFRICA MIAMI ARTS FAIR

9TH ANNUAL ART AFRICA MIAMI ARTS FAIR

Event Date: 2019-12-03 12:00:00

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For the art-lover in you, the ART AFRICA MIAMI ARTS FAIR is a Not To Be Missed cultural excursion during the Art Basel / Miami Art Week season and held each year in Historic Overtown.  Committed to doing our part in transforming this heritage neighborhood once known as the "Harlem of the South" through the activation of arts and culture, #ArtAfricaMiami celebrates its 9th year with our largest preview of contemporary art from the African Diaspora. Previously voted FAN FAVORITE and MOST VISITED art fair by the Art of Black, the Miami Herald reports the Art Africa Miami Arts Fair “has proven itself a mainstay in Miami Art Week with an expanded showcase of contemporary artists from across the African Diaspora and as one of the leading drivers of Overtown's resurgence as an art and cultural hub.” Public Hours: Wednesday, December 4th-8th, Noon-7pm and Sunday, December 9th, Noon-5pm. Special events are as follows.  Additional exciting updates are forthcoming. DEC.03               ART + CHAMPAGNE VIP First Look & Press Preview | 11:30am – 2:00pm Don’t miss this exclusive experience to join us for delectable brunch bites and a champagne mimosa bar as we present our ninth edition: ART AFRICA, a retrospective. Preview the works of some of the most prolific of emerging and established artists to the sounds of Brazilian jazz and afro beats.  Specialty festive coffee bar presented by Baileys Liquor. Don't miss this unique occasion in the heart of Historic Overtown! Ticketed Event. DEC.04    ART + FASHION THE BLACK PARTY | 8pm-midnight  Join us for the not-to-be-missed dance party of the week! Moving black art beyond paintings and sculptures, we are the art. Black Attire Only as we welcome you to the process of developing Historic Overtown as a site of contribution to the development of the arts throughout Miami. This year will be a 90s throwback with DJ Kumi spinning ole' school hip hop, reggae and R&B.  Ticketed Event. Open bar presented by Ciroc Vodka. DEC.05    ART + COMMUNITY                       The Annual Art + Community Talk by Art Africa Director, Neil Hall | 6pm This presentation is designed for community involvement in the transformation of neighborhoods through the arts. Here, the community is not foreign to the arts, it is in it, it participates to its vitality, what comes out is a call and response rhythming the black aesthetic experience. Included with daily pass. Open Bar presented by Ciroc Vodka.   DEC.06    ART + YOUTH Art Africa Youth Art Insiders presents “Expressive Arts for Social Justice” | 4-6pm Our annual after-school workshop welcoming in Overtown youth to have an interactive experience.

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Art Africa Miami Arts Fair
919 Northwest 2nd Avenue
Miami
United States

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