Visiting the Historical Museum of Southern Florida

Though the Historical Museum of Southern Florida did not open until 1962, its foundation began to grow in 1940 with the development of the Historical Association of Southern Florida. The mission of the museum is to tell the stories of South Florida and the Caribbean and to promote an understanding of the past in order […]

Visiting the Jewish Museum of Florida

Located in Miami Beach, the Jewish Museum of Florida is actually two buildings that are connected to one another. Both of the buildings that comprise the Jewish Museum of Florida are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A Bistro now connects the two buildings and provides an interesting look into the beautiful Miami […]

Visiting the Bass Museum of Art

The Bass Museum of Art in Miami was originally a private art collection owned by John and Johanna Bass but in 1963 the City of Miami Beach accepted the collection  under the agreement that it would remain in perpetuity and be open to the public. The building that houses the Bass Museum of Art is […]

Miami Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the most vibrant attractions Miami has to offer. Often called the “MOCA,” this museum is renowned on an international level and attracts inventive artists from around the world. The museum focuses primarily on displaying contemporary art and creates its own exhibitions.

Visiting Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Visitors and residents in the Miami area are sure to want to take at least one trip to Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. This National Historic Landmark is also an accredited member of the American Association of Museums. Open to the public 364 days each year this beautiful retreat is something absolutely remarkable and a wonderful […]

The Wolfsonian Museum

The Wolfsonian Museum resides in a renovated 7 story warehouse in Miami. The conception of the museum was the inspiration of Mitchell Wolfson in 1986. An avid collector, Mr. Wolfson generously donated significant historical and creative artifacts so all could have an opportunity to appreciate the artists and innovators that created these classic to the […]

Visiting Lowe Art Museum

The Lowe Art Museum in the University of Miami had very humble beginning with just three classrooms in 1950 but a generous donation from Joe and Emily Lowe enables a free standing museum to be opened by 1952 and the first art museum in Southern Florida was constructed.

Rubell Family Art Collection

A powerfully impressive art collection in Miami, is the Rubell Family Art Collection. It impacts visitors in many ways with it’s works of contemporary art.

Visiting the Miami Children’s Museum

The Miami Children’s Museum was established in 1983 as the Miami Youth Museum. The first building was only 2,000 square feet big and was tucked into a shopping center in West Kendall. Within two years the facility had moved but didn’t increase in space until the following year when it moved again. The facility grew […]