Palm Trees and Paintings: 6 Ways to Get Artsy in Florida This Winter
If Art Basel Miami got your creative juices flowing, and you're looking for more ways to be inspired in South Florida this season, check out these upcoming events:
1. David Castillo Gallery – Now through Jan. 31
The David Castillo Gallery will present two solo exhibits, Sanford Biggers: Matter and Xaviera Simmons: Index Seven. The two exhibits work across sculpture and photography.
2. Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts – Jan. 23-24
Ranked as one of the top fine art festivals in the country, this 27th annual art attack will close down an entire mile of Atlantic Ave. in downtown Delray Beach. This is the festival for avid art enthusiasts.
3. Art Palm Beach – Jan. 24-26
Over 85 international galleries will be exhibiting paintings, sculptures, and functional innovative designs. This festival is dedicated to bringing contemporary, emerging, and modern art of the 20th and 21st century.
4. Coconut Grove Arts Festival – Feb. 13-16
Since its beginnings in the 60s, this festival has become the most anticipated art event in South Florida, featuring over 300 artists in a relaxed outdoor setting. This festival has the perfect bayside backdrop with sailboats and yachts, making for a memorable artsy weekend.
5. Festival of the Arts Boca – March 4-16
The Tenth Annual Festival of the Arts will be celebrated at The Schmidt Family Centre. This festival was designed to enhance the cultural arts of Boca Raton, North Broward, and Palm Beach Counties by bringing world class performers, artists, authors, and speakers to make for a great wintertime event.
6. Downtown Venice Art Classic – March 5-6
Located in downtown Venice, Florida, this festival brings together a collection of favorites as well as new contemporary artists. It's guaranteed to be an art buyer's paradise.