The Wynwood Art Walk and the Miami Design District Art + Design night are the second Saturday of each month, close enough to go to both if you have the stamina.
On Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, Limelight Gallery welcomes visitors from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. for live music along with complimentary snacks and wine with the chance to meet the artists. It’s free. Head to 6701 Main St., Miami Lakes.
The season finale takes place on Thursday, March 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. Artists presented include Carolina Sardi, Santiago Rubino and Iran Issa-Khan. See their work in various locations at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour.
On Saturday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., catch this free event featuring collaborations by Deering Estate and Legal/Art artists in residence, outdoor installations and one-night-only events. Earlier in the day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., there’s the Exhibit and Music Emergination, with a Book Nook By the Bay Eco-Art, performances and more; that’s free with admission to the estate ($12 adults, $7, ages 4-14). It all happens at the Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave.
Enjoy a free breakfast prepared by the artists at Bakehouse Art Complex on Friday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. Then take a tour and check out the working studios of more than 60 creative types while enjoying live music. BAC is at 561 NW 32 St.
The 40th annual event South Miami Art Festival takes place on Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
More than 150 artists and food vendors will be present. There is no charge for admission. It happens along Sunset Drive between U.S. 1 and Red Road.
On Tuesday, May 17, William Pena Wells, attorney and artist, conducts a discussion of legal issues facing creatives with a special focus on contracts. The evening begins at 6:30 with networking; the seminar starts at 7:30 and there will be an afterparty. The cost is $10; refreshments are complimentary. Click here for details. It happens at Sol Gallery at CANDO Arts Co-op, 309 – 23rd St, Miami Beach.
On Tuesday, Feb. 15, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., a public relations and marketing professional will advise artists on how to get the media to take them seriously. The $10 admission gets you the seminar and the afterparty with complimentary drinks and snacks. Click here for details and to RSVP. The event takes place at GAB Studio, 105 NW 23 St.
Live music, artists and vendors will fill Ponce Circle Park on Friday, Feb. 4, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Admission is free. The park is at 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables.
The monthly free evening at the Frost Art Museum takes place Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. It’s a combination social and educational event. Attendees can mingle with like-minded others whiile learning more about the museum, its exhibitions and artists. The Frost, on FIU’s South Campus, is at 10975 S.W. 17th St.
Artists Sandi Levy, Terry Arroyo Mulrooney and Diane Lary of the Miami Watercolor Society present works that represent natural beauty as depicted in painting with water. The exhibit opens Monday, Jan. 10, and runs through Saturday, Jan. 15. The opening reception, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, is free to the public. At the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach.
While a visit to Art Basel Miami Beach can be costly, Zones Art Fair welcomes you with no admission charge.The fair, which emphasizes the work of up-and-coming artists, is open on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday you can visit from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 4, there’s a reception from 8 to 10 p.m. Zones Art Fair is at 47 NE 25 St.