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South Florida Museums

ArtWorks Gallery at the Omni
1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33132-1224. ... 305-539-1012 ... 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday ... Free ... Exhibits at this gallery, sponsored by Miami-Dade County Public Schools, consist of artwork from students.

Art Museum at Florida International University
SW Eighth Street at 107th Avenue, Miami 33139 ... 305-348-2890 ... 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday ... Free ... Various traveling exhibits include Cuban and Hispanic art.

Barry University Library Art Gallery
11300 NE Second Ave., Miami ... 305-899-3000.

Audubon House
5530 Sunset Dr., Miami 33143-5697. ... 305-666-5111 .... 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Friday ... Free; donations suggested. ... Home of South Miami pioneer Arden Thomas; now headquarters of Tropical Audubon Society.
 

Bass Museum of Art
2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach 33139-1729 ... 305-673-7530 ... 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday ... $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, free for kids 6 and younger ... Permanent collection of Medieval and Renaissance art and traveling exhibits

Cuban Museum of the Americas
1300 SW 12th Ave., Miami 33129-2512 ... 305-858-8006 ... 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Friday ... $3 adults, free children under 12 ... Traveling exhibits as well as a permanent collection of art about Cuban history.

LATIN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Address : 2206 SW 8th Street - Maimi, FL 33135
Tel: 305-644.1127 Fax:305.261.6996  Hispmuseum@aol.com
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (closed during August) ... Free ... Permanent collection includes 300 works by Spanish and Latin American artists. Special monthly exhibits.

Gold Coast Railroad Museum
12450 SW 152nd St., Miami 33177... 305-253-0063 ... 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ... $5 for adults, $2 for children younger than 12 ... Features more than 30 pieces of historic railroad equipment, including the Ferdinand Magellan, the Silver Crescent and Florida East Coast Railway steam locomotives No. 113 and No. 153. At this time train rides are not available, but the train cars are there for looking and the gift shop is open.
 

Historical Museum of Southern Florida
101 W. Flagler St., Miami 33130-1504 ... 305-375-1492 ... 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday ... $4 adults, $2 children 6-12 ... South Florida history exhibits, bookstore.

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami
1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables 33146-2005 ... 305-284-3603 ... 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday ... $5 adults, $3 seniors and alumni, $2 students, free for kids and members, free on Fridays ... European, Asian and Native American art exhibits.

 Metro-Dade Cultural Resource Center
111 NW First St., Miami 33128 ... 305-375-4635 ... 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday ... Free ... Many works from local artists.

Miami Art Museum of Dade County
101 W. Flagler St., Miami 33130-1504 ... 305-375-3000 ...10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ... $5 adults, $2.50 seniors and students, free for children under 12 and from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday ... tours 2 p.m. Saturday, free with admission ... Works of art since World War II with focus on the Western Hemisphere.

Miami Children's Museum
8603 S. Dixie Hwy., No. 205, Miami, 33145-2235 ... 305-663-8800 ... 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday to Sunday; closed most major holidays ... $5 for adults, $3 for children. Admission varies for different programs ... Hands-on exhibits for children for all ages.

Miami-Dade Community College, Center Gallery
300 NE Second Ave., Miami 33132 ... 305-237-3278 ... 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday ... Free ... Exhibits from local, national and international artists.

Miami-Dade Community College, Gallery North
Room 4207-1, 11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami 33167-3418 ... 305-237-1532 ... 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday ... Free ... Hosts up to six exhibitions a year by local, national and international artists, plus a yearly student show.

Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall Campus Art Gallery
11011 SW 104th St., Miami 33176-3330 ... 305-237-2322 ... 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday ... Free ... Eleven exhibits annually, plus student show.

 Miami Museum of Science & Space Transit Planetarium
3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami 33129-2832 ... 305-854-4247, -2222 (planetarium) ...  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily ... $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5.50 for kids 3-12, free for children younger than 3. Star shows: $5 for adults, $2.50 for children 3-12 and senior citizens; laser shows: $6 for adults, $3 for children and senior citizens ... Features hands-on exhibits, continuous demonstrations, live animal exploratorium with snakes, birds, insects. Regular star shows at planetarium; call for special laser show times.

Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St., Miami 33161-5654 ... 305-893-6211 ... 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday ... $4 adults, $2 students ... Permanent collection, plus traveling exhibits of Contemporary Art.New Gallery, University of Miami Department of Art, 1300 Campo Sano Dr., Coral Gables ... 305-284-2542.

New World School of the Arts Gallery
24 NE Second St., Miami ... 305-237-3501.

Photography Gallery at Florida International University
Biscayne Boulevard at NE 151st Street ... 305-940-5859.

St. Thomas University Atrium Gallery
16400 NW 32nd Ave., Miami ... 305-628-6570.

Vizcaya
3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami 33129-2897 ... 305-250-9133 ...  9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily; gardens open until 5:30 p.m.; house open until 5 p.m ... $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12; free for children 5 and younger ... Italian Renaissance-style palace, originally winter residence of industrialist James Deering, in 10 acres of formal gardens on Biscayne Bay; 34 decorated rooms in the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassic styles.

Weeks Air Museum, Tamiami Airport
14710 SW 128th St., Miami 33196-2002 ... 305-233-5197 ... 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily ... $6.95 adults, $5.95 senior citizens, $4.95 children 4-12; free for kids under 3 ... World War II aircraft, artifacts, memorabilia.
 The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach 33139-5017 ... 305-531-1001 ... 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, additional hours 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday ... $5 adults, $3.50 seniors and students, children under 6 free, group tours, free or by donation Thursday evenings ... The Wolfsonian promotes design from 1885-1945, investigates ways design shapes and reflects the human experience. It contains more than 70,000 objects predominantly from North America and Europe, presenting the cultural, political and technological changes that swept the world in the century preceding World War II.


 
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