Miami Art Museum

Miami Art Museum

Map
101 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130

If there were a poster child for the current melding of design and art in Miami, it would have to be Terence Riley, the new director of the Miami Art Museum (MAM) and former Philip Johnson chief curator of architecture and design at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where he oversaw the epic $858 million recasting of the building by Yoshio Taniguchi. To jump-start the buzz about the MAM of the future, Riley, a steadfastly modern architect himself, brought in two design celebrities: the Pritzker Prize–winning, Basel, Switzerland–based If there were a poster child for the current melding of design and art in Miami, it would have to be Terence Riley, the new director of the Miami Art Museum (MAM) and former Philip Johnson chief curator of architecture and design at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where he oversaw the epic $858 million recasting of the building by Yoshio Taniguchi. To jump-start the buzz about the MAM of the future, Riley, a steadfastly modern architect himself, brought in two design celebrities: the Pritzker Prize–winning, Basel, Switzerland–based team of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, to turn the 29 acres of downtown’s Bicentennial Park into the Museum Park complex, due in 2010, centering on MAM and the Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium.

Other Nearby Things to Do
journal
The 55th floor of the Wachovia building plays h... Read More
suitcase
Second only to the Lincoln Center in its super-... Read More
suitcase
The celebration and nurturing of Latin American... Read More
camera and maps
The celebration and nurturing of Latin American... Read More
suitcase
The celebration and nurturing of Latin American... Read More
camera and maps
Made famous by feature films, including Scarfac... Read More
Nearby Hotels
travel package
Where the Miami River meets Biscayne Bay, EPIC ... Read More
Rising above Biscayne Bay, the 56-room Tempo Mi... Read More
photos
More than 300 rooms fill this 41-story downtown... Read More
photos
Renovated in 2012, The Gale is an ode to Miami’... Read More
suitcase
An unexpected departure from bustling Ocean Dri... Read More
travel package
Snag yourself one of the 18 rooms at this quiet... Read More
Nearby Restaurants
photos
Experience a little "Jamaica Mon" right in Down... Read More
suitcase
Oversized cinnamon rolls, red velvet pancakes, ... Read More
travel package
After a brief hiatus, Icebox Café reopened to t... Read More
camera and maps
Breakfast is a perpetual and round-the-clock of... Read More
travel package
After two decades in Montreal, Chef Claude Post... Read More
Advertisement
Advertisement