Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami

Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami (must see)

The Pérez Art Museum Miami is dedicated to contemporary art, reflecting the diverse cultures of Miami. The emphasis is on showcasing art from Europe, the Americas and Africa representing the three major ethnic populations of the city.

The Pérez Art Museum Miami was established in 1984 as the Center for Fine Arts. In 1996, the name was changed to the Miami Art Museum. In 2010, the construction of a new building to house the museum began in Museum Park. The new facility is designed by Swiss firm, Herzog and de Meuron. The new museum covers an area of 20,000 square feet and opened for public viewing in 2013. It is a world class repository of contemporary art and a center for visual arts information and education.

The museum has a vast collection of 20th and 21st century works from the 1940s to the present. It also hosts local, national and international temporary exhibitions of theme based modern art. Visitors and groups need to book in advance to go on a guided tour conducted by an artist or art expert for an in-depth understanding of the exhibits.

Operation hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Sight Name: Pérez Art Museum Miami
Sight Location: Miami, USA
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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