This year’s theme is “Art Deco Worldwide”, and the annual roster of free talks and programming features Wolfsonian curator Lea Nickless and two guest speakers, who will delve into different facets of the Art Deco style and its cultural influence around the world.
Friday, Jan. 13, noon-10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit artdecoweekend.com for information about the festival’s full schedule of activities.
- Classic Car Show
- Guided Walking Tours
- Artisan Market
- Live Jazz & Entertainment
- Sketch Walks
- Deco Kids Zone
- Art Deco & more
Register for sessions HERE:
- 11 a.m.–noon: The Father of Chinese Art Deco Architecture
Architect Liu Jipiao’s granddaughter, Jennifer Wong, discusses his work as designer and educator, spanning from Paris to China, and ultimately America.
- 1–2 p.m.: Dancing in the Age of Deco
Historian Walter Nelson uses images and film from the 1920s and ’30s to capture the lost world of social dancing, which regularly happened almost anywhere people gathered.
- 3–4 p.m.: Maps and the Selling of the Sunshine State
Wolfsonian curator Lea Nickless examines maps and graphic strategies as agents for the promotion of Florida as destination for sunshine, leisure, investment, and industry.
Visit artdecoweekend.org for more information.
City garages are located between Washington and Pennsylvania Avenues on 12th Street (connected to the Miami Beach Police Department), Collins Avenue at 7th and 13th Streets, and Drexel Avenue at 12th Street. An open lot is situated across the street on Washington Avenue at 10th Street next to the Washington Park Hotel, and metered street parking is available along Washington. In addition, parking is permitted in nearby residential zones, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., on non-holiday weekdays. Please heed any posted parking restrictions. See the Parking Guide for a map of suggestions.