Top Date Ideas For Art Lovers In South Florida

April 7, 2014 9:00 AM


Artists abound in South Florida so that gives art lovers plenty of opportunities to view great works. Of course, art is better enjoyed with others and there is no one better to attend an artsy event with than your significant other. Traverse Miami-Dade and Broward counties for art that inspires from architecture and performance art to painting. There is something for everyone and you might even find an opportunity to impress your date with your artistic knowledge.

Wynwood Art Walk

Various Locations in Wynwood Art District
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 814-9290

The Wynwood Art Walk is the obvious choice for lovers of all things art. Here you can view painting, sculptures and even graffiti from some of South Florida’s finest. Tours are given around 6 p.m. and if you sign up beforehand via the website, the meetup location will be emailed to you. You and your date can tour the sites and even receive a complimentary Jameson drink on the Jameson Graffitti Tour. Gallery Tours are also available and prices range from $18 and up per person. It’s not quiet or romantic but it is loads of fun.

Adrienne Arsht Center

1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 949- 6722

The Adrienne Arsht Center is hands down one of the best places to go for performance art. You and your date can dress to the nines and prepare for a classy night out with your choice of ballet, Broadway performances, sketch comedy, opera or the symphony. If want to add dinner to your theater, you can eat onsite at Prelude by Barton G and enjoy the finest in American New Cuisine. This is the date where you can show off if you have some cash on hand.

New World Symphony

500 17th St.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-3330

New World Symphony is the date that has options. If you and your sweetie would like to dress up for the symphony and enjoy world renowned composers and symphonies, then this is a great venue. However, if you want to be really romantic, pack a picnic basket, a bottle of wine and a blanket and sit outside on the lush lawn for the wall casts concerts. A symphony is projected on a 7,000-square-foot wall boasting melodic tunes to get you in the mood. There is no chair separating your sweetheart from you and best of all, it’s free. Check the website for times and dates.

Related: Best Places To Get Your Classical Music Fix In South Florida

The Wolfsonian

1001 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 531-1001

You can’t claim to love art and not visit a museum. The Wolfsonian contains 120,000 art pieces from sculptures to paintings and is spacious and quiet. Usually admission is $7 for non-members, but if you attend on Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., you can have a free night at the museum. The facility spans several floors and can be intimidating at times, which creates the perfect opportunity to steal a smooch when no one’s looking.

paints n cocktails Top Date Ideas For Art Lovers In South Florida


Paints n’ Cocktails

10029 Cleary Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 514-7383

Dates: Oct. 23-27, 2013

Paints n’ Cocktails is for the date that doesn’t want to look at art, they want to create it. No experience is necessary. Simply show up with a bottle of wine and get ready to paint your heart out. The establishment will even order sushi for you at a discounted rate from a local eatery. It’s perfect for the couple looking to experiment with art.

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Niema Hulin was born in Newark, NJ but raised in Lexington, South Carolina for the bulk of her formative years. In 2002, she moved to Miami after graduating from the University of Florida. Since then, Niema has worked in film, television and commercials as a Production Assistant and Production Coordinator. Some of her films have included Bad Boys II and I Am Number IV. Her work can be found at

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