Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Artwalk

Over the weekend I went to an area of Miami called the Wynwood Art District which is an area that counts with over forty galleries, five museums, three collections, seven art complexes, twelve art studios and five art fairs.


The second Saturday of ever month the businesses of belonging to the Wynwood Art District Association host what they call the Art Walk where all the galleries feature work for artists from all over the world. 


I am happy to say that this monthly event has evolved from a small event that attracted those with a funky artistic personality to a community art attraction where you can find the crazies to the eccentrics to art lovers and enthusiasts.


To make things even better there are a wide variety of option to eat and drink... As in many other parts of the US, Miami has become a food truck town and this event is perfect for them, because as you move from one gallery to the next you can enjoy a fish taco, a craft beer and even an Italian ice cream.


As a long time resident of Miami, I am delighted that an event like this has not only brought art for all of the people but has also helped to revitalize a part of town that for many years was considered dangerous and definitely not the place where you wanted to go out at night. This event is proof that the arts bring communities together and help turn depressed cities and neighborhoods into exciting and prosperous areas for business, food and entertainment.


Have a great day and look around because there's inspiration everywhere!

37 comments:

  1. Sounds so interesting and those pieces are truly creative:) Happy day, darling

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  2. like these pieces, they are so creative!
    i have an award for you on my blog!

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  3. Looks like you had a great time...love the new blog design, too! xoxo

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  4. I would love to see something like this in person. The culture that is shown through these pieces is amazing.

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  5. Ahh..would have loved going to that, how great! Looks very interesting!! xx

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  6. Wow! That looks like a great exhibit. I love the statue of the body. Gorgeous and thoughtful. Definitely a place I'd visit if I ever am in Miami.

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  7. What a beautiful exhibit! And I am loving the new look to the blog!
    Much love,
    B

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  8. i always seem to miss our art walks, but i so love them!

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  9. My favorite is the man with the rope. That would be so cool in the house!

    xoxo navy & orange

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  10. That Mona Lisa is pretty cool! Great exhibition!
    x.o.x.o

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  11. Love the Mona!! Man, I need to go to some exhibits soon!

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  12. There's inspiration everywhere–too true! Just like the gorgeous look of the new site!

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  13. What a fabulous source of inspiration! Oh and I'm loving the new look too :) xoxo

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  14. Very interesting!
    xxx
    S
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  15. the art looks so interesting! fun!

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  16. What a great way to find inspiration. I'm going to try to catch some art exhibits in the spring, in LA or OC. xx

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  17. Love the new blog layout; i'm always messing about with mine and can never get it right!
    I wish I had somewhere so inspiring near me; you're very lucky!

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  18. Sounds absolutely perfect to me! x

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  19. We'll be in Miami this year, can't wait to check out some of the galleries in the Wynwood district.

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  20. The artwork of the Mona Lisa is amazing. These pieces are varied and interesting, each speaks in its own voice so boldly

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  21. Wow- so much to see and take in! Very inspirational.

    -Ashley
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  22. This looks fabulous. What a perfect way to spend a day!

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  23. this are is so cool! i would love to see it in person, especially the glittery mona lisa and neon art.

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  24. looks like a great exhibition with lots of incredible talent being showased. I love the Mona Lisa piece and the sculpture climbing the wall - amazing! xx

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  25. This is an awesome exhibition and the mona lisa is awesome!

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  26. the artwork is stunning! wow!

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  27. Now that's an exciting way to spend a weekend.

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  28. What a great weekend. I wish I spent the day looks at artwork/walks!

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  29. this looks like an awesome event! i would love to go to one of these!

    Reese
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  30. These pieces of art are gorgeous. I love going to exhibits.

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