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Free days and events at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach

The Bass Museum of Arts in Miami Beach opened in 1964 and showcases contemporary art in both permanent and temporary exhibits.

Are you a resident of Miami Beach? If so, you're in luck! Miami Beach Residents enjoy free admission to The Bass all year round! Present a valid ID or proof of residence and receive complimentary entrance to the museum’s latest exhibitions.

(Photography by Michael Del Riego. Image courtesy of The Bass)

Other free days and discounts at the Bass Museum:

  • Free admission every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. for Art Outside, an art activation during the Miami Beach Culture Crawl, which takes place October through May.
  • Free admission for Bank of America cardholders the first full weekend of every month, both Saturday and Sunday.
  • Free admission the last Sunday of every month for Family Day.
  • Free admission for residents and employees of the city of Miami Beach with ID and proof of residence.
  • Free admission for active-duty and retired military personnel, plus one guest.
  • Free admission for SNAP EBT cardholders, plus up to three guests.
  • Free admissions for people with a disability protected under the ADA and one caregiver.
  • Discount admission for seniors 65 and older, students with college ID and youth 7 to 18 is $8.
  • Children 6 and under are free
  • Museum members are free.

Bass Museum Free Family Day every month

The Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach offers a Free Family Day and Art Cares activities on the last Sunday of most months. Free art-making materials are provided to participants. The purpose is to create a family event to experience the power of art.

Families are invited to enjoy special activities such as arts projects and scavenger hunts. The event is from 2 to 4 p.m.

Photo credit: The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach

  • Sunday, July 28: Public Art
  • Sunday, Aug. 25: Art Meets Poetry
  • Sunday, Sept. 29: We the People
  • Sunday, Oct. 27: Autumn Art

The museum is at 2100 Collins Ave. For more information, click here

Parking: Collins Plaza, 2200 Liberty Avenue, is adjacent to Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, next to Miami City Ballet. The nearest public parking is available at the Collins Park garage, 340 23rd St., Miami Beach, one block north of The Bass. There are also two additional places to park at 2101 Collins Ave., and Lot 40 on the southeast side of the area on Miami Beach.

Also see this post for Free Miami Beach Trolley information.

All events are subject to change or cancellation. We suggest you confirm details before heading out.

If you're looking for other ways to visit museums free of charge, check out our list of free museum days in South Florida.

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Free Family Day at Bass Museum of Art
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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at

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