Miami has always been a great cultural location that has a dazzling array of museums dedicated to a number of themes like modern art, history, etc. The art scene in Miami is well-developed actually, and the museums here enjoy worldwide recognition. Some of the top class museums that offer a great deal of knowledge to tourists are included here.
Perez Art Museum
Perez Art Museum is considered one of the most important museums in Miami. It got opened in 2013 with the sole aim of highlighting international art of 21st century as well as 20th century from Americas viewpoint. There are a number of permanent exhibitions here. The appealing part is the eye-catching building that is done by the world-class architects de Meuron and Herzog.
Patricia And Philip Frost Museum Of Science
Patricia and Philip Frost Museum of Science has come up on the beautiful bayfront campus in Museum Park, right at the centre of the Downtown. The speciality is the Living Core Aquarium here, which makes sure that the museum has both terrestrial as well as aquatic environments. There is also a Frost Planetarium, an Innovation Center, and Knight Learning Center.
Institute Of Contemporary Art
Institute of Contemporary Art came up with the efforts of Board of Trustees of Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum continues its dedication to contemporary art, and motivates young artists to do a number of experiments in this art form.
The Wolfsonian-FIU is located in the Art Deco District in South Beach. It is not just a museum but also a research center and a library. There are a number of fascinating exhibitions here including fine arts as well as decorative arts, mainly from European and American countries, and that too from the end of the nineteenth century to the middle of twentieth century. Visitors are invariably appealed by the thought-provoking journey they witness by seeing propaganda posters as well as World’s Fair memorabilia.
HistoryMiami is a cultural institution which is a Smithsonian Affiliate. There is a permanent display of exhibits as well here. Besides, there are other exhibitions that highlight historical events that happened in Miami as well as in the rest of the world.
Vizcaya Museum And Gardens
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens came up solely because of the endeavour of James Deering, a retired millionaire, way back in 1910s. Now, the museum has gardens and original house that span 50 acres area. Besides the historical exhibitions there is a great range of contemporary art exhibits here. Further, there is the al fresco café as well that never fails to revitalize the visitors.
Haitian Heritage Museum
As the name suggests Haitian Heritage Museum is dedicated to Haitian art, music, film, historical artefacts, and literary works. It is basically a meeting point of the Haitian Community, which resides mainly in Little Haiti.
Jewish Museum Of Florida-FIU
Jewish Museum of Florida’s building itself is a great artistic site to visit. It is an appealing Art Deco building. There are a number of permanent as well as rotating exhibits here. The exhibitions here are focussed upon depicting Florida Jewish experience, solely through artefacts as well as photography.