Begin this Miami tour taking in what many consider to be the worlds best collection of street art: the Wynwood Murals and Doors. Here, discover where and how real estate visionary Tony Goldman planted the seed of inspiration to bring art to a crumbling neighborhood.
The exquisite collection of murals within the Walls includes works by some of the most prominent artists in the world, and serves as a backdrop for the neighborhood's trendy restaurants and edgy shops. Dont be surprised by something new around every corner maybe a fascinating piece of art, an exotic dish, or a chair that has to be purchased.
See amazing murals from recognized artists such as Retna, Chor Boogie, Shepard Fairey, Trek 6, and many others. Along the way, learn a bit of historical trivia about Miami and the Wynwood neighborhood, once known as the 'Little Broadway of the South.'
The next stop will be theWynwoodArt District, where galleries, studios, and street art co-exist with some of the best contemporary art collections in the world. The Rubell Family Collection occupies 45,000 square feet over 28 galleries in a building that once housed contraband seized by the American Drug Enforcement Administration.
In the nearby Margulies Warehouse, collector Martin Z. Margulies converted a huge space to exhibit his collection of photography, video, and sculptures. The De La Cruz Collection in the Design District houses international contemporary works from the personal collection of Cuban-American power couple Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz.
To stay fueled while touring, enjoy tapas and cocktails at several top eateries within the area, including an art-filled lounge, and a quirky spot thats part beer garden, part butcher shop.
ThisMiami tour will end with an optional 3-course lunch or dinner (depending on the tour's start time) in one of the citys celebrated restaurants. Whether its Asian bistro or modern American cuisine, visit a great place and enjoy a special menu created by a world-renowned top chef.
Please note that this lunch/dinner is not included in the tour price.