Art Deco Weekend 2022

Jewish Miami Beach Tour

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

Explores the rise and fall of the Jewish population of Miami Beach over the past 100 years, including a look at the impact of selected key Jewish individuals and institutions, plus an overview of architectural styles in the southernmost part of the city.  Tour departs from the Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami […]

Free – $30.00

FIU Art Deco Combo under the direction of Dr. Lisanne Lyons

Jazz Age Stage at Lummus Park & 6th Street

Lisanne Lyon’s career began immediately following high school as the featured vocalist for the Air Force Bands. During her years in the service she performed and traveled worldwide with the “Norad Command Band, ”Travis AF “Band of the Golden Gate,” and the U.S. Air Force Academy “Falconaires.” She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music […]

Free

Ocean Drive Architectural Tour

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

This 1 1/2 to 2-hour walking tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern (MiMo) styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Explore hotels, restaurants, and other commercial structures with a visit to a number of interiors. Tour takers will be provided with a sanitized wireless receiver and […]

Free – $30.00

Arf Deco Dog Walk

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

This walk is all for the dogs! Join us with your pooch for a walk around Ocean Drive during Art Deco Weekend. Dress up with your furry friend in your best Art Deco Attire. Special prizes will be given out. Hosted by George Neary.

Free

Joel Levine: The Fontainebleau Hotel: Imagining Paradise

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

The Fontainebleau Hotel is a Miami Beach icon appearing in more than a dozen Hollywood films, representing  both the city’s splendid glory and sordid historical past. Utilizing  movie clips and other archival material, Joel will explore the meaning of architecture in American cinema and then reconstruct the history of the Fontainebleau while exploring the themes […]

Free

South Beach Scandals Tour

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

This 90-minute walking tour focuses on illegal activities and shady characters in Miami Beach history. Topics include political corruption, illegal gambling, alcohol during prohibition, and organized crime figures. Tour departs from the Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, 33139. All tours are rain or shine. Please dress for the weather as […]

Free – $30.00

The Big Broadcast of 1938

O Cinema South Beach 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL

The S.S. Gigantic competes with the S.S. Colossal in a luxury liner race from New York to France. S.B. Bellows (W.C. Fields), the bumbling brother of the owner of the Gigantic, accidentally wrecks the sophisticated engine of his sibling’s ship, built by brilliant engineer Bob Hayes (Leif Erickson). Meanwhile, radio entertainer Buzz Fielding (Bob Hope), […]

The Swing All-Stars

Jazz Age Stage at Lummus Park & 6th Street

The sensational Swing All-Stars are known as the leading South Florida-based swing band and are well-known for bringing together swing dancing and great live music. Created and led by bassist and bandleader Paul Shewchuk in 1999, the Swing All Stars feature a collective of top vocalists and musicians, in fact, each member is a nationally […]

Free

Deborah Desilets: Spotlight on Art in Public Places

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

In the 1930s art and national symbolism converged within the Federal Arts Projects, or the WPA Projects, that supported the values of the American Public. The great Depression and these Arts Projects changed the relationship between art and the public and are the harbinger of the relationships of art in the public realm today. Federal […]

Free

A Wonderful World

Colony Theater 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL

A world-premiere musical about jazz legend and singular American icon Louis Armstrong, featuring songs recorded and made popular by Armstrong, and original book by Aurin Squire, the multi-talented Opalocka-raised playwright and TV writer (This is Us, The Good Fight), and co-author of Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy. A Wonderful World, traces Armstrong’s odyssey, the musical […]

Ocean Drive Architectural Tour

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

This 1 1/2 to 2-hour walking tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern (MiMo) styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Explore hotels, restaurants, and other commercial structures with a visit to a number of interiors. Tour takers will be provided with a sanitized wireless receiver and […]

Free – $30.00

Anibal Berraute’s Milonga Under the Stars

Jazz Age Stage at Lummus Park & 6th Street

ANIBAL BERRAUTE, Argentinean piano player, composer, arranger and producer, that fuses the tango with elements of other musical forms: the "Uruguayan Candombe" with its African roots and Argentinean rhythms, traditional country-folklore sounds, and American jazz among others, to come out with a new vibrant harmonic approach to a genre that in a little over a […]

Free