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Arts & Culture

From stunning art museums and galleries such as PAMM and Wynwood Walls to the Magic City’s unique neighborhoods like Little Havana and South Beach, this is your guide to Miami’s best in arts and culture.

inaugural-miami-beach-pop-festival

October 07, 2019 | Arts & Culture

Inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival Brings Good Vibes to SoBe

Only steps from WPH, the Miami Beach Pop Festival celebrates three days of live music, killer cuisine, and SoBe culture in an incredible oceanfront setting.

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summer-concerts-2019

June 29, 2019 | Arts & Culture

Where to Find the Best Live Music this Summer in Miami

From rock n’ roll to Mozart, here’s a rundown of where to find Miami’s hottest concerts of the summer.

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calle-ocho-festival-miami

March 08, 2019 | Arts & Culture

Calle Ocho Festival Keeps Miami on the Cutting Edge of Latin Music

Viva la musica! The largest Hispanic festival in the country returns to Miami this Sunday.

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mapping-sobe-film-locations

March 04, 2019 | Arts & Culture

Mapping South Beach’s Most Famous Filming Locations

Join us as we take a look back in time at some of the films and television series that made SoBe the place it is today.

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black-history-month-in-miami

January 21, 2019 | Arts & Culture

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Miami

From a week devoted to African diaspora fashion to the largest Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration in the United States, read on for ways to participate this February and beyond.

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visit-the-perez-art-museum-miami

January 08, 2019 | Arts & Culture

Why you Must Visit Pérez Art Museum Miami

People may visit for the white sands and nightlife of SoBe, but this iconic Miami destination is not to be missed.

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visit-the-wolfsonian

December 20, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Why you Must Visit The Wolfsonian in SoBe

From vintage electronics to retro prints, trace Miami back to its Art Deco roots.

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December 03, 2018 | Arts & Culture

In Case You Missed It: Brazilian Film Festival Dazzles SoBe

WPH was the official hotel of the event, and we’re excited to share with you the A-list happenings, celebrities, and grand prize winners that made for an exciting week here in SoBe.

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vizcaya-museum-and-gardens

June 19, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Step Back in Time at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Explore Miami’s rich history with a day trip to the Vizcaya Museum & Gardens — the former villa and Renaissance-themed gardens of businessman James Deering.

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the-best-movie-theaters-in-miami

May 23, 2018 | Arts & Culture

The Best Movie Theaters in Miami

Lazy days on vacation call for a cool theater and buttery box of popcorn. Escape the heat or rain with these top five Miami movie theaters.

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where-to-see-the-best-live-music-in-miami

May 16, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Where to See the Best Live Music in Miami

Miami’s musical roots run deep — from Latin, EDM, and new wave, to rock, pop, hip-hop, and more. Boogie at one of Miami’s best live music venues.

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only-in-miami

May 13, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Things You Will Only See or Hear in Miami

It doesn't take long to realize people do things differently in Miami. Here we let you in on a few uniquely Miami sights and sounds you're sure to come across

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design-district-art-walks

May 08, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Art Walk Design District

Miami Design District is one of the hottest spots for art in the country. Learn about the art and the artists behind the pieces by joining a free art walk

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contemporary-art

April 21, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Contemporary art galleries killing it in Miami

Miami is fast becoming the hottest city for contemporary art. Here WPH has the must-visit galleries leading the charge.

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art-deco-south-beach

April 16, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Everything Art Deco in South Beach

SoBe is the epicenter of Art Deco in Miami. Here WPH has a guide to get you started on your architectural adventure.

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trendy-bazaars-miami

April 12, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Trendy bazaars and markets in Miami

Love hunting out vintage fashion? Antique furniture? Contemporary art? WPH has the bazaars to visit in Miami.

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must-see-museums

March 11, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Museums you need to visit while in Miami

Beyond the superficial shine Miami offers up some top cultural spots. Be sure to check out these museums while in town.

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top-wolfsonian

March 06, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Don't Miss These 3 Amazing Exhibitions at the Wolfsonian

Make sure to check out these art and design exhibitions at Miami's cultural cornerstone.

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miami-film-fest

February 22, 2018 | Arts & Culture

What to check out at Miami Film Festival

Miami Film Festival is just around the corner! WPH gives you the lowdown on what not to miss.

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spanish-phrases-miami

January 19, 2018 | Arts & Culture

Spanish phrases to get you by in Miami

No need to brush up on your high school Spanish, here are phrases and words to get you by in the 305

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mr-kream-ice-cream-and-rap-dj-affect

December 21, 2017 | Arts & Culture

Mr. Kream: Ice Cream & Rap According To DJ Affect

Miami’s very own DJ Affect has opened Florida’s first ice cream hip-hop lounge right here in South Beach. Inspired by his very first job at Dairy Queen and the influence ice cream has coincidentally had on old-school rap (think Wu Tang Clan’s classic “C.R.E.A.M” and Raekown’s “Icecream”), Affect came up with an unusual albeit successful plan to join his love for both under one roof. And so, came Mr. Kream.

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where-to-spot-celebrities-at-art-basel-miami

November 29, 2017 | Arts & Culture

Where To Spot Celebrities At Art Basel Miami

In addition to talented artists, Art Basel Miami is also chock-full of some of your favorite celebs. Last year we spotted top A-listers including Jonathan Cheban, Diddy (now known as “Brother Love,” David Beckham, DJ Khaled, Madonna, Ariana Grande, Kylie Jenner, Sarah Jessica Parker, Courtney Love, and more.

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art-basel-at-wynwood-walls

November 21, 2017 | Arts & Culture

Art Basel At Wynwood Walls

If you’ve ever been to Miami or followed one of our local influencers, you’re probably familiar with the every-so-Instagram-worthy Wynwood Walls—an outdoor museum showcasing impressive street art and murals from talented artists both near and far.

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classic-salsa-songs

November 20, 2017 | Arts & Culture

10 classic salsa songs you need to know before arriving in Miami

Salsa music runs through the veins of Miami, here we have selected ten classic songs to listen to before arriving in the city.

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hidden-gems-little-havana

November 09, 2017 | Arts & Culture

Uncover hidden gems in Little Havana

Feel the pulse of Miami's Cuban heart by moving beyond the typical tourist trail.

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November 07, 2017 | Arts & Culture

#BasicTips for Making the Most of Art Basel

New to Art Basel? Curious about this season's it-exhibits, or even what to wear? We’ve compiled some #BasicTips to help you prep.

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washington-park-picks-the-miami-design-district

June 29, 2017 | Arts & Culture

Washington Park Picks: The Miami Design District

Miami’s “it” neighborhood, the Design District, is the center for all things art and culture in the city.

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man-behind-the-magic-billy-gilroy-employees-only

April 18, 2017 | Arts & Culture

The Man behind the Magic @ EO Miami

Now that co-founder Billy Gilroy has set up shop at 1050 Washington Avenue, we got a chance to chat with him about the project, and most importantly what we should be eating at the new EO.

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art-basel-miami-art-week-2016

October 10, 2016 | Arts & Culture

Art Basel - Miami Art Week 2016

The show that put Miami on the international art map, Art Basel is one of Miami's premiere events. Since 2002, Miami Beach has been the spot to see Art Basel's more than 200

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washington-park-picks-what-to-do-in-wynwood

September 24, 2016 | Arts & Culture

Washington Park Picks - What to Do in Wynwood

There's nothing hotter than Wynwood right now. Wynwood has taken some of Miami's most drab and abandoned warehouses and revitalized them into the city's most creative space.

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celebrate-cubas-golden-age-with-wph

May 02, 2016 | Arts & Culture

Celebrate Cuba's Golden Age with WPH

On Thursday, May 5, 2016, our friends at the Wolfsonian-FIU unveil their newest exhibition, "Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction," and Washington Park Hotel

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washington-park-picks-little-havana

April 26, 2016 | Arts & Culture

Washington Park Picks: Little Havana

One of the most vibrant parts of the city is just a short trip from WPH. The unofficial capital of Cuba in the United States, Miami's Little Havana neighborhood

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washington-park-picks-the-art-deco-district

April 19, 2016 | Arts & Culture

Washington Park Picks: The Art Deco District

If it weren't for the Great Miami Hurricane, the Art Deco District may have never been born. While the hurricane destroyed much of 1926 Miami, it also gave architects an empty

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