A Day Trip to Art Basel

For those who have not been, Art Basel Miami is the largest, coolest, most cutting edge contemporary art event in the country. Galleries from all over the world descend on Miami Beach to display works by Damien Hirst, Ai Weiwei, Cindy Sherman, Edward Burtynsky, Jasper Johns, and pretty much any other living top tier artist you can name. Works by 20th century greats such as Man Ray, Georgia O’Keefe, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein are also usually prominent.

It is essentially the world’s biggest modern art museum re-assembled and re-curated every year. The depth and breadth of the artwork really must be seen to be believed.

Our luxury motor coach will depart Key West in the morning and reach the convention center in time for the noon opening. We will spend the day at the main Art Basel show. Entry is included in the price. There are also several satellite shows, such as Design Miami and Scope, within walking distance.

As parking can cost upwards of $30 per day and often isn’t available near the convention center, bus travel saves significant time and money, and is significantly less stressful.

Late in the afternoon we will transfer over the the Wynwood District, which is home to Wynwood Walls, a curated street art installation, as well as dozens of restaurants, tent shows and pop up galleries.

At around 9 p.m. we will load up the coach to head back to Key West, aiming to arrive just after midnight.

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Key West to Miami trip on December 4, 2015
7:00 am Day trippers meet at 533 Eaton Street to check in
7:30 am.  Bus departs Key West
8:00 am Quick stop for additional passengers at Looe Key Reef Resort
8:30 am Brief (15 minutes) stop at Dunkin Donuts in Marathon for Coffee and Rest Room
12:00 am Arrive at Convention Center in Miami Beach for Art Basel
5:00 pm Depart Convention Center for Wynwood Arts District in Miami
9:00 pm Depart Wynwood Art District for Key West
12:30 am Arrive at 533 Eaton Street
Note: Itinerary subject to change slightly due to weather, traffic, and other real world conditions.

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Ticket Price:

$170/ 150 mbrs

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Summary

Event
A Day Trip to Art Basel
Location
The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street,Key West,FL33040
Starting on
December 2, 2016
Ending on
December 2, 2016
Offer Price
USD 170

The Studios of Key West