BASS MUSEUM OF ART

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Bass Museum of Art

The Bass Museum of Art was established by agreement in 1963 when the City of Miami Beach accepted the gift of the art collection of John and Johanna Bass upon condition that it would maintain the collection in perpetuity, provide for the exhibition of the collections, and keep it open and available to the public. The museum occupies what was originally the Miami Beach Public Library and Art Center, which was designed in 1930 by Russell Pancoast, grandson of Miami Beach pioneer John A. Collins. This was Miami’s first public building with an exhibition space for the fine arts, and it was designed to preserve the symmetry of the formal gardens of Collins Park, which had been donated to the City by Collins and laid out in the 1920s. This building is now the centerpiece of the city’s north historic district and was placed on the National Register in 1978.

The purpose of the Bass Museum of Art is to collect and exhibit the finest art the world has to offer from the past through the present, thereby enriching lives and educating residents and visitors in the City of Miami Beach.


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Museum Hours and Guided Tours
Museum galleries are closed for renovation and will reopen in Fall 2016
The 2015-2016 season will be presented as bassX in a satellite space in the Miami Beach Regional Library, located directly across the street from the Bass Museum.

General Admission
Museum galleries are closed for renovation and will reopen in Fall 2016

Parking
Metered parking lot on site. Additional metered parking is available on perimeter streets.

Bus services
C (103) From 41st. Street, Miami Beach and to 5th. Street via Collins Avenue. Originates in Downtown Miami. Every 20 mins.
S (119) From Miami Downtown via Alton Road, Lincoln Road and Collins Ave. and Sunny Isles Beach. Every 12 mins.

Address and Contacts
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl, 33192.
T: 305 673 7530
F: 305-674-5475
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