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Free Family Day at Bass Museum of Art

The Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach offers a Free Family Day and Art Cares activities on the last Sunday of most months.

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

April 7… Art Outside Annual Picnic from 3-6 p.m.
The Bass’ official 60th birthday for our picnic celebration!

Colin Cowie, American lifestyle advisor, author, interior designer and party planner, will be the day's special guest judge for the Best Picnic Setup contest.

Drop by the Giant Loom to weave a community Bass Blanket. Stop by the Creativity Center Teen Board lemonade stand to cool off and explore STEAM art activities with Moonlighter Fab Lab.

Enjoy outdoor concerts by Fellows of the New World SymphonyYoung Musicians Unite and DJ nosocials. Sip and chill at the Dry Farm Wines Rosé Garden, or  browse and shop artisanal vendors including Little River FleaNoeli Morejon, Jorge Rafael Calderon and Patrick Oleson. At The Shop Popup, see featured works by Brigette HoffmanKaren Starosta and Maru Jensen. Plus, stop by The Humane Society of Greater Miami and consider adopting a pet!

FREE Art Activities by The Bass Creativity Center and Teen Board Members:

3 – 4 PM – Feelin’ Blue? Cyanotype Photographic Printing

? 3:30 – 4 PM – Create Your Own: Mini Still-Life Picnic Sculptures

? 4- 4:30 PM – Crazy Cartoon Drawing

? 4 – 5 PM – #Upcycled Mobile Creations with Pangea

? 4 – 5 PM – Arf-Art! Craft Paw-some Custom Dog Print Bandanas

  • May 26: Family Day – STEAM + Celebration based on Nam June Paik exhibition
  • June 30: Family Day – Summer Seascapes
  • July 28: Family Day – Public Art
  • Aug. 25: Family Day – Art Meets Poetry
  • Sept. 29: Family Day – We The People
  • Oct. 27: Family Day – Autumn Art

Other free days and discounts at the Bass Museum:

  • Free admission every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. during the Miami Beach Culture Crawl, which takes place October through May. On May 16, watch Impromptu, a series choreographed and performed by Miami City Ballet world-class dancers at the MCB performance space.
    Then stroll over to The Bass for live cello, drums and more by trio Philip CapuzziSimon Silva and Frank Busta in Social Assembly.
    Take your inspiration to the Creativity Center and join The Bass Teen Board’s final Teen Takeover open studio event of the year. Create artwork that explores movement using materials including wire, drawing utensils, paints and more. 
  • Free admission for Bank of America cardholders the first full weekend of every month, both Saturday and Sunday.
  • 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.

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

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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