World Congress Day Passes Now Available

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World Congress Day Pass

The 16th World Congress on Art Deco® is coming to Miami and Miami Beach in April, and we have options for locals who want to participate in the biennial festivities!

If you cannot join us for the entire 14-day Congress, we are now offering Individual Tickets to our Main Congress programs in South Florida between April 21st and April 27th.

We have three ticket options available: lecture pass, tour tickets, and day passes. See below for a summary:

Lecture Pass

Our lecture pass grants you access to all in-person lectures and panel discussions – approximately twenty-two during the Congress! Lectures will occur at the historic Jewish Museum-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, 33139.

Some of the lectures you’ll get to enjoy include “Tropical Stucco: Miami’s Art Deco and its Architects”, by Allan Shulman, “Art Deco Advances in Poland,” by Jan M. Lorys, and “Barbara Baer Capitman, the Early Years of Art Deco Preservation,” by her son Andrew Capitman. For a complete list of lectures and to reserve your pass, click here.

Tour Tickets

Join us for our individual tours during the Congress. Highlights include Hidden in Plain Sight, the Collins Avenue/Collins Park Historic District, Lincoln Road/New World Center tour, and the Flamingo Park Historic District tour.

Main Congress Day Passes

World Congress opening reception @ Art Deco Welcome Center. Thursday, April 20th: Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks while browsing the museum and mingling with World Congress attendees. Book now.

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
Each day pass event (April 21-27) begins and ends at the Jewish Museum FIU (301 Washington Avenue)

Friday, April 21st: Join us for “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a tour of the Jewish Museum, a box lunch, three lectures, a bus ride to North Miami, and an outdoor buffet dinner with local entertainment.  Book now.

Saturday, April 22nd: Take our tour bus to the Collins Park neighborhood for a walking tour, then lunch at 9Beach, and an afternoon of architectural lectures at the Jewish Museum. Book now.

Sunday, April 23rd: Head to North Beach for a walking tour of the Lapidus Historic District and North Beach’s MiMo architecture. We’ll have a box lunch near the North Beach Bandshell, tour Art Deco and MiMo single-family homes, and return for an outdoor concert from the Promenade Music Series and catered dinner at Gala. Book now.

Monday, April 24th: All-day tour of Art Deco and MiMo sites across the bay in Miami and Coral Gables, including the Historic Hampton House and the Miracle Theater. Lunch will take place at the Amara rooftop overlooking Biscayne Bay. Book now.

Tuesday, April 25th: Lectures at the Jewish Museum, a guided tour, plus lunch at Casa Casuarina (Versace Mansion) and refreshments at the Art Deco Welcome Center. Then, explore Miami landmarks like the Sears Tower and Scottish Rite Masonic Temple. Also, join us for the LGBTQ tour at 7:30 at no extra charge. Book now.

Wednesday, April 26th: Take the bus to Lincoln Road for a walking tour of the shopping street and the New World Center. Then head to Marjory Stoneman Douglas Ocean Beach Park for an outdoor box lunch, followed by lectures, and dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab. Book now.

Thursday, April 27th: Take a walking tour of the Flamingo Park Historic District, followed by a box lunch in the park. Then explore the Wolfsonian-FIU museum with guided tours and join us for the closing dinner party at the Victor Hotel, accompanied by entertainment and dancing. Steffen Zeichner and 5 String Swing will perform swing standards, gypsy jazz, and more! Book now.

Tickets are also available for the closing dinner party at the Victor Hotel: click here.

Day Passes are available at a discount for MDPL members. Discount options, if available, are listed on the individual event pages.

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