The Armory Art Center makes it easy for art enthusiasts to attend Art Miami and Art Basel, offering transportation, two different types of tours ( one self-guided and another curator-guided). In addition, their new semester of classes is available for sign-up. The Rickie Report shares the details here.
New Courses/ Adult Education
Links to the new session catalog http://www.armoryart.org/adult
Link to new courses http://www.armoryart.org/new-courses
Art Basel- Art Miami, 2014
Join the Armory Art Center as we explore the 2014, Art Basel – Art Miami fair on Friday, December 5th, during art week in fabulous Miami. Connect with new and old friends of the Armory Art Center without the hassle of traffic and parking. Travel with one of our friendly staff in the comfort of a luxurious charter bus equipped with reclining seats, lavatory, TV monitors, and Wi-Fi.
Round trip bus transportation from the Armory to Miami Beach
Admission to TWO shows – Art Basel-Miami Beach and Art Miami
- Art Miami, located in the renowned Wynwood Arts District, is one of the most important annual contemporary art events in the United States; showcasing the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries.
- Art Basel boasts the world’s premier modern and contemporary art shows, featuring works from world-renowned artists.
Sale price: $80 per person through November 5th
Full price: $100 per person November 5th through November 19th
Sale ends November 19th at 4:00pm
Friday, December 5th, meet at Armory Art Center’s parking lot at 9:30 a.m.
The bus will depart at 10:00 a.m. sharp!
Arrive at Art Miami at 11:15 a.m.
Departs Art Miami at 2:30 p.m.
Arrive at Art Basel at 2:45 p.m.
Departs Art Basel at 7:00 p.m., returning to the Armory Art Center at approximately at 8:15 p.m.
* Please notify us if you are disabled and require special assistance.
Reserve your seat today as seating is very limited!
A DON’T MISS ADD-ON:
Guided tour of Art Basel and Art Miami fairs:
Join New York-based artist, curator and critic, Kara L. Rooney* and the Armory Art Center for a personally guided tour of the 2014 Art Basel & Art Miami fairs on Friday, December 5th. Kara will give a 75-minute tour at Art Miami and a 90-minute tour at Art Basel of the hottest new galleries, artists and curators and will address the under-representation of women artists in the contemporary museum and gallery scene.
Cost for the guided tour is $60 and participation will be capped at 25 people.
Sign up before it fills – the final deadline to sign up is November 14th.
This is an add-on event and is independent from the Armory Bus Excursion. You can sign up for the guided tour whether you are on the excursion or not. The Bus Excursion is non-refundable, the guided tour will run with a minimum of 18 people.
* Kara is an internationally recognized artist, writer and curator. She is a regular contributor to Art in America, Hyperallergic, and The Brooklyn Rail, for whom she is a Managing Art Editor. Most recently, Rooney curated an exhibition of the post-war German artist, Joseph Beuys’ late work, and interviewed artist Kara Walker on her blockbuster installation at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn. Her interview with the painter Luc Tuymans, originally conducted for AiA, was included in the artist’s 2014 monograph, Luc Tuymans: On & By, published by Whitechapel Gallery in London. Rooney’s visual work has been exhibited at Driscoll Babcock Gallery, NY; A.I.R. Gallery, NY; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, CA; the Chelsea Art Museum, NY; the Montclair Art Museum, NJ; The International Women’s Museum, CA; and the Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.
For more information about Art Basel please visit:
About the Armory Art Center:
The mission of the Armory Art center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. Its vision is to be recognized as providing a premier art center for both creating and viewing art. The Armory is a high-quality visual art school and exhibition center. Housed in an historic Art Deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures and special events. Twenty exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Nearly 100 courses held in 12 state-of-the-art studios are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and more!
For more information, visit www.armoryart.org or call 561-832-1776 x33.