Fly's Eye dome and Bisazza-Pucci tiles at Miami Art Basel

Miami Art Week has begun in Miami where exhibits, events and parties all surround one aspect: art. The pieces, several of them large scale, as well as commissioned pieces from past Design Miami fairs and the new starchitect-designed buildings (even the parking garages!) will surely guarantee the Design District's status as a unique experience and a world-class destination. Photos and descriptions by Art Editor Marlene Sholod.

Miami Art Week: Never Too Much Of A Good Thing

Did you miss Miami Art Week? Or maybe you'd just love to see more? It's not too late. Here are more opportunities to view the beautiful art and design featured at Miami Art Week: 1. If you loved the colorful Beatriz Milhazes woodblock and screenprints at Art Miami (Durham Press booth), visit PAMM (Perez Art Museum Miami ) to see her exhibition through January 11. 2. Were you fascinated by architect/designer Peter Marino's black leather-bound booth at Design Miami?  See a curated exhibition of his work at the Bass Museum of Art ( through May 3 3. Visionary developer Tony Goldman's legacy lives on in his beloved Wynwood Walls (, the heart of Wynwood Art District's fabulous wall murals. This year's exhibition, "The Art of Collaboration," paired well-known street artists to produce new works and will be on view in this "outdoor museum" throughout the year. 4. The world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly has returned to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ( ) with his larger-than-life, vividly-colored  glass sculptures, intermingling them with the lush foliage of Fairchild's 83-acres.  This is his most comprehensive garden exhibit yet, and you have until May 31 to enjoy it!

MA+D: Miami Art + Design Fair

When: Feb. 12-17 Where: Bayfront Park 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami Miami Art+Design (MA+D) will be held President’s Day weekend in downtown Miami. The Fair takes place in a unique waterside pavilion “in the round” and features art and design of all periods. Hours: Thursday Vernissage 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Collectors’ Invitational 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday to Monday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Tuesday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost: Vernissage $250; Collector’s Invitational $150; One day $15; Multi-day $25 Visit or call 305.640.8529

17th Edition of ArtPalmBeach

ArtPalmBeach is considered one of the most influential contemporary winter art fairs on Florida’s Gold Coast by both critics and art enthusiasts, and includes an inspiring lecture series. Over 80 international galleries will be exhibiting contemporary and emerging artists’ works.

6th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show

72 N. Federal Highway at Palmetto Park Road and Sanborn Square Park, Boca Raton This juried fine art and fine craft event showcases world-renowned artists from around the globe and top-notch local artists who work in glass, clay, wood, fiber, jewelry, sculpture, paintings, photography and metal. All work is original and handmade by the artist in the show. Enjoy live entertainment and art.

Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show

(Miami Beach Convention Center)

Show Hours: Friday, 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 7:30 p.m.; Monday, 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Visit for a $2 adult discount coupon or call 305.667.9299 for additional information.

27th Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part II

(Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale)

Show Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free admission. Visit for additional information.