It was only a couple months ago that Art Basel mania descended over Miami. That week in December feels more like a month, a frenzied time full of expensive and exclusive events basically unrelated to its lovely host city. Lucky for our readers, Artopia, New Times' annual soiree honoring talented area artists, is right around the corner to satisfy your neglected arty party needs.
Now in its seventh year, the revelry returns to the Coral Gables Museum February 26 ready to blow your hair back with artists, fashion, music, fine art and installations, plus endless food and booze. And starting now, we're offering a special promo offer that gives all you last-minute ticket-buyers $10 off.
From now till February 22, simply go to newtimesartopia.com, click the Purchase Tickets button, and enter LASTMIA as your promo code. General admission tickets regularly at $25 drop to $15, and VIP drops from $45 to $35. That VIP pimp-up gets you even more food and drink options, plus entrance to the epicness an hour early at 6 p.m. This kick-ass code is good through 10 p.m. Sunday, so hop to it.
On top of the visual delights in store from Miami artists, guests will get to see work from New Times' ten MasterMind finalists, local creatives we've chosen to compete for cash and glory. Three of the ten selected will go home $1,000 richer, and all will be on hand to exhibit their various works, from dance, to fine art, to film, and more.
In addition to our MasterMind finalists, graffiti artist Torek will be creating a mural. Other artists including Tesoro, Miss Lushy, and Mars will be on hand.
Miami New Times Artopia featuring artists, musicians, fashion designers, culinary masters and mixologists. Thursday, February 26, at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. The event begins at 7 p.m., and tickets cost $25 to $60. Use promo code: LASTMIA for $10 off through 10 p.m. Sunday, February 22. Call 305-603-8067 or visit newtimesartopia.com.
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