Where’s the Best Outdoor Art Found in South Florida?October 26, 2016
Plenty of amazing art is found all throughout the galleries in South Florida. However, art isn’t just found indoors near Miami. Plenty of communities near the city display art outside and have art festivals with huge crowded. Here are some of the best places in South Florida to find outdoor art.
Coconut Grove Art Festival
The Coconut Grove Art Festival is found just a few minutes from Biscayne Bay. It’s one of the biggest art events of the year with more than 360 internationally recognized artists providing their work for the event. Enjoy all types of art here with plenty of art programs held, as well.
Probably the most famous outdoor art installation in the Miami area, the Wynwood Walls provide an incredible display of art. This outdoor graffiti museum has been admired by many. Artists from all over the world have contributed to the walls including artists from Japan, Brazil, South Africa and even Greece.
The Wynwood Walls have been featured in The New York Times, Vogue and The Economist, along with many other publications. It has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence for Things to do in Miami, as well. The walls are found in the heart of the Wynwood Art District on 2nd Avenue.
Downtown Hollywood Mural Project
Another beautiful mural project found outdoors in South Florida is the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project. This project has been visited by many and provides beautiful murals throughout the area in key locations. The art helps to make the Hollywood downtown area more appealing and adds to the charm.
Nineteen artists have been chosen to paint their own picture and tell a story throughout the area. Murals are features in places such as Young Circle Park and provide a great outing for the entire family to enjoy.
Plenty of cultural heritage is found throughout Little Haiti in Miami. This area provides all types of artists ready to tell their story and the outdoor art is found all throughout the area. Many Miami-based artists have chosen buildings and walls to feature their arts. The area has become a canvas for artists, such as Serge Toussaint.
A life-size picture of President Obama and many athletes have bene painted throughout the area by Toussaint. Plenty of Haitian history has been captured within the art, as well.
Las Olas Art Fair
Another huge art event found in the Fort Lauderdale area, the Las Olas Art Fair provides plenty of outdoor art. This festival provides a place for art enthusiasts to enjoy the tropical lifestyle while getting a taste of some of the finest area in the area. As one of the most popular art festivals each year, the Las Olas Art Fair is a must-attend event.
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There are several places to enjoy outdoor art throughout South Florida. These are just a few of the many top choices and provide a great look at the art scene in Miami and the surrounding area.