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“Not comprehensive” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bass Museum of Art

Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (City Center)
+1 305-673-7530
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South Beach Arts and Culinary Tour in Miami
Ranked #41 of 100 things to do in Miami Beach
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Owner description: The Bass Museum of Art presents contemporary art to excite, challenge and educate. During the renovation of its interior spaces, exhibitions and programs will be held in a pop up gallery space within the Miami Beach Public Library across the street.
Kitchener, Canada
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Not comprehensive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

If you're interested in Renaissance wooden statuary, this is the place for you, since these and a small Egyptian exhibit comprise most of the permanent collection at The Bass. That being said, the exterior of this building, with its approach across a palm-lined lawn, is beautiful, and they do have a giant tapestry that's purported to have originally belonged to Henry VIII. Kind of cool to look at a wall-hanging and consider that the dashing English Tudor king whi went through six wives used to gaze upon it at one of his castles.

Visited July 2012
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“underwhelming”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Went on a half price day. Good thing because not worth full admission price. Other than the Egyptian section and the room with the giant tapestry there was not much there. An entire room on Madonna and child was a bit much. You will need only an hour or so to see everything.Apparently on certain Fridays they have live music, wine and beer. Might be worth checking out

Visited May 2012
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Miami, Florida
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“Resist the "It's too far to drive" verdict”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

If you're in Miami you'll say, "too far to drive" Hope not, because the look of the place, and the overall experience is right up there with any museum of its size. Staff are uniformly pleasant and kind. Gift shop is skimpy, but then again, maybe that's a good thing these days. Overall sure worth the visit. Their webiste is solid, tells you all you need to know.

Visited December 2011
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Miami, Florida
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“Wedding Reception”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We had our wedding reception at the Bass this past December. The director of events, Denise, was very easy to work with, prompt, and helpful. The museum is uniquely designed & we are so happy we chose to celebrate our special day there.

Visited December 2011
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Miami, Florida
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“Favorite permanant exhibits after the Lowe at UM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I have always enjoyed this museum. Lots of opening receptions for temporary exhibits I pay little mind to instead heading for the same old ones when I get there. I like this place almost as much as the permanant collections at Lowe.

Visited March 2012
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