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 free lecture “Art of Architecture with Jeffrey Huber of Brooks + Scarpa.” We also offer daily walking tours, visitor concierge, and a recently upgraded 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 Online Events 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. The 47th annual Art Deco Weekend festival will take place January 12-14 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. Our special exhibit “Radio Waves: Miami Beach and the Golden Age of Radio” is our most ambitious yet! 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 hosted the 16th World Congress on Art Deco®, the first return of the Congress to Miami since the initiative was started by MDPL Founder Barbara Baer Capitman

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