Art Basel Miami 2023: Guide to the biggest parties and events

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Art Basel Miami is back and bigger than ever.

Art Week in the coastal Floridian city is known for attracting some of the most famous celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Kardashian, 50 Cent and Cardi B.

Last year, 50 Cent performed at a star-studded private mansion party. Getty Images

Take a look at all the parties and events that are rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood stars, art world insiders, influencers and more this year.

Capital One’s dinner party series

Wednesday, Dec. 6 – Thursday, Dec. 7

José Andrés will partake in Capital One’s dinner party series. Getty Images for Atlantis The Royal

Capital One has commissioned an installation with artist Alex Israel and The Cultivist, a global arts club.

Israel will also team up with Michelin-starred chefs José Andrés and Dominique Crenn to put on a series of pop-up events focused on food.

Crenn will host a cardholder-exclusive dinner on the evening of Dec. 6, Andrés will host one on Dec. 7 and Israel will debut his “Snow Beach Frozen Treats” installation — a pop-up frozen yogurt shop inspired by the artist’s childhood in Los Angeles with a nod to nostalgia — to the public on Dec. 8.

Tribeca Festival at Art Basel Miami Beach

Wednesday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 9

John Stamos will sit for a fireside chat with Tribeca Film Festival at Art Basel Miami. Getty Images for SiriusXM

Tribeca Festival and Art Basel announced the lineup for Talks for Tribeca Festival at Art Basel Miami Beach taking place Dec. 6 to Dec. 9.

The event features four nights of exclusive conversations at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden with headliners including Robert De Niro and John Stamos.

There will also be live performances by artists including Eartheater, Dangerous Rose, Actress and Takuya Nakamura.

Art After Dark at COTE Miami

Thursday, Dec. 7

Renowned private collectors including Amanita, Artline, Craig Robins, Henry Buhl, John Marquez, Miyoung Lee and Reilly Opelka will reunite to showcase their world-class pieces at Michelin-starred and James Beard-nominated COTE Miami.

The exhibit, in partnership with Artline, focuses on “Relationships” and will launch with a VIP cocktail party on Dec. 7.

Maxim Miami Art Week Party at Hyde Beach

Saturday, Dec. 9

Cardi B attended Maxim’s party in 2021. Getty Images for E11EVEN

Maxim is hosting its fifth annual Art Week party with DJ James Hype at Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach on Dec. 9.

The star-studded poolside soirée will feature a performance by a surprise artist and a collaboration with another yet-to-be-revealed performer.

JUSTIN Vineyard & Winery x Design Miami

Tuesday, Dec. 5 – Sunday, Dec. 10

JUSTIN Vineyard & Winery is teaming up with Design Miami to host several events:

  • Dec. 5 to 10: Exclusive menu offerings and pairings available at the Design Miami café
  • Dec. 6: Featured partner at a private event hosted by PCS in the Collector’s Lounge and café space
  • Presenting wine sponsor for both the Pérez Art Museum PAMM Donor Dinner on Dec. 6 and PAMM Presents on Dec. 7
  • JUSTIN Lounge pop-ups across Miami including Loews Miami Beach and Intercontinental Miami
  • JUSTIN gallery partnerships at MOCA North Miami, Nina Johnson Gallery, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Locust Projects, WYN317 and more

Sagamore Hotel’s annual Art Brunch

Saturday, Dec. 9

Sagamore Hotel South Beach is hosting its 22nd annual poolside Art Brunch on Dec. 9.

“The epic event brings together the who’s who of the art community, welcoming hundreds of industry leaders spanning art, entertainment and social media for an alfresco afternoon of art, food, drink and surprise performances,” according to a press release.

Flex Presents “Flex Bash” Hosted by Passes 

Friday, Dec. 8

Finance app Flex and creator brand-friendly platform Passes are co-hosting an exclusive experience on a Venetian Island oasis with a surprise celebrity’s headlining performance.

The invitation-only event on Dec. 8 will include a curated list of the most influential entrepreneurs, investors and personalities in the world.

Past VIP attendees included Paris Hilton, Jared Leto, Jake Paul, Michael Bay and more.

 Art With Me festival

Friday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 10

The Art With Me festival is returning for Art Week. Getty Images

The Art With Me festival will return to Miami for its third Art Basel celebration of art, music, culture and wellness for the entire family.

Founded by nightlife aficionado David Graziano, the event will take place at Virginia Key Historic Park in Miami from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10.

Performers include Polo & Pan, Channel Tres, Lee Burridge, Jan Blomqvist, Jamime Elew & Friends, Nico Stojan, Parallelle, Underworld, LP Giobbi and Matt Caines, among others.

American Express Art Week Lineup

Tuesday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 9

American Express is hosting a number of events throughout Art Week, including the Resy Lounge cocktail party with chef Ayesha Nurdjaja on Dec. 5 at Untitled Art in South Beach and invite-only PLAY by Platinum House Party with LA-based DJ collective Donovan’s Yard.

AmEx is also hosting the SAVOR & SOUL brunch at The Miami Beach EDITION on Dec. 9.

Bleacher Report’s ‘The Residency’ at Art Basel

Friday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 9

Bleacher Report is debuting “The Residency,” a year-long creative collective at the nexus of sports, art, fashion and culture, in partnership with the NBA.

The gallery experience will take place at The LAB Miami from Dec. 8 to Dec. 9 and kick off with a private VIP celebration.

The inaugural event will highlight the following artists and corresponding teams: Esther Wallace (Boston Celtics), Bryan “Blue the Great” Blue (Dallas Mavericks), D’ana “COVL” Nuñez (Miami Heat), Mark “MADSTEEZ” Paul Deren (Phoenix Suns) and Demitrius Omphroy (Toronto Raptors).

Giselle Miami Presents Dinner, Drinks and Live Art by Bisco Smith

Thursday, Dec. 7

Giselle Miami, the upscale rooftop restaurant above ultra-club E11even, will host a life art performance by graffiti artist Bisco Smith.

The dinner party on Dec. 7 will benefit Project Art Box, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the art education gap in underprivileged schools.

Ocean Drive’s “Art of the Party” with Alessandra Ambrosio

Thursday, Dec. 7

Alessandra Ambrosio will host Ocean Drive’s annual “Art of the Party” event. FilmMagic

Alessandra Ambrosio will be hosting Ocean Drive’s annual “Art of the Party” event on Dec. 7.

The soirée on the La Côte lawn at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach will celebrate the release of this year’s December Art Issue featuring the Victoria’s Secret model on the cover.

The event will feature visual art by Romero Britto, sounds by Chromeo and a special guest performer.

Asta Resort pop-up launch party

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Asta Resort is celebrating its Miami Art Basel pop-up store by hosting a launch party at The Standard Spa in Miami on Dec. 6.

The party will then migrate to Monterrey Bar for dancing and cocktails.

Cincoro Tequila Celebrates Josh Vides

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Michael Jordan’s Cincoro Tequila is partnering with visual artist Josh Vides to celebrate Art Week with an invitation-only soirée at the EDITION hotel on Dec. 5.

The tequila brand and Vides will launch their limited-edition bottles, which will be showcased at the event.

Soho Beach House Art Week lineup

Sunday, Dec. 3 – Sunday, Dec. 10

Zack Bia will spin tunes at Soho Beach House during Art Week.

Soho Beach House has a jam-packed lineup of events in celebration of the annual art fair:

  • Sunday, Dec. 3: Soho Beach House will host 100% Pure Beach, the first-ever drag brunch and bingo with Dancing Phil and a DJ set from legendary Crystal Waters.
  • Monday, Dec. 4: British artist Harland Miller and Soho House global director of art Kate Bryan will discuss his latest works and the newly released Phaidon edition of his book at the Soho Beach House tent.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6: Porsche will present an evening performance by the legendary Juvenile to celebrate an installation by Lyne Lucienon.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6: Soho Beach House will host an Evian x Coperni beach party with special back-to-back sets from Odalys, Zack Bia and Chloé Caillet.
  • Thursday, Dec. 7: A party celebrating Parisian fashion label IRO with Amrit, Layla Benitez and Desiree as well as an Amazon Music x Soho House Latin night.
  • Friday, Dec. 8: A panel discussion with SSENSE and an Andrew x Slip n Slide Records party with Trick Daddy and Trina.
  • Saturday, Dec. 9: An afternoon with OG Magazine and Leon Bridges.
  • Sunday, Dec. 10: Soho Beach House will close out the week with a daytime party with No Vacancy featuring Hank Korsen, Benji B and Acyde.

Sexy Fish Art Party

Mon. Dec. 4 – Sunday, Dec. 10

Drake-approved hotspot Sexy Fish is honoring Art Week by displaying pieces by artist Damien Hirst.

Diners will also enjoy tunes spun by famous German DJ and producer Claptone.

Nylon lineup

Friday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 9

Past attendees of Nylon House include Ciara and Kim Kardashian. Getty Images for Nylon

This year, Nylon will be hosting two big events.

The magazine’s massive annual Nylon House event, presented by e.l.f. Cosmetics, will take place beachfront on Dec. 8 and feature headliners Rampa of Keinemusik.

The next night, Nylon Nights will take over a yet-to-be-announced location for a more private gathering offering DJ sets by Guy Gerber and Sushi by Bou as well as Patrón cocktails.

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