Top 8 Reasons to Give to Miami Design Preservation League today!

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With Giving Day currently underway, here are 8 reasons to give today to the Miami Design Preservation League!

1. We offer year-round programs at the Art Deco Museum located at 1001 Ocean Drive

For example, tonight you can attend our lecture “Art of Architecture with JJ Wood of Urban Robot Associates.” We also offer daily walking tours, visitor concierge, and a newly renovated Art Deco Gift Shop.

2. We promote arts and culture institutions and activities in Miami Beach and Beyond

Recent Arts and Culture Blog Articles:

Our new Arts and Culture Online Calendar:

3. We work tirelessly to prepare for a more resilient future – including our Historic Properties Resiliency Workshops which helped lead to the Private Property Adaptation Program – a first of its kind in the country

4. Our 46th annual Art Deco Weekend festival will take place January 13-15 along Ocean Drive. It is Miami Beach’s longest running free community cultural festival and celebrates the Art Deco spirit that we work tirelessly to preserve, protect, and promote

5. We recently opened our latest special exhibition: “Radio Waves: Miami Beach and the Golden Age of Radio.” Our museum admission is free for all Miami-Dade County Residents

6. We review all projects and initiatives coming before the Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board and we keep the public informed through our online summaries and position articles and advocacy

Recent Online Summary and Position Articles:

7. Our Art Deco Museum Master Plan is set to transform the visitor experience and allow for expanded programming and education

Museum Master Plan Rendering

8. In April 2023, MDPL will host the World Congress on Art Deco®, which will be the first return of the World Congress to Miami since the initiative was started by MDPL Founder Barbara Baer Capitman

Latest Blog Post

What would Miami Beach be like without Historic Art Deco, Mediterranean, and MiMo buildings?

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Help MDPL remain independent and sustain our mission to preserve, protect, and promote. Annual memberships start at $50 and include free walking tours and more.