Saturday, 09/07/2019 – 10:00 am – 07:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that celebrates the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! ArtsLaunch is a full day of over 50 activities including free mini performances, interactive workshops, kids’ activities, farmers market, tours and more.
Miami DDA Community Arts Village
Everyone is invited to stroll through the Ziff Ballet Opera House stage where more than 100 of Miami’s cultural organizations will showcase their arts offerings for the upcoming season in an indoor street fair.
Broadway in Miami invites fans of Hamilton to let their collective voices ring out during Hamiltunes: An American Sing-Along.
Dance Classes on Stage
Guests interested in learning new dance moves are encouraged to participate in free dance classes including a hip-hop class led by ShowStoppers, and a flamenco class led by renowned dancer and choreographer Siudy Garrido.
“Behind-the-scenes” workshops by the Center’s resident companies and community arts partners including Florida Grand Opera, Miami City Ballet, New World Symphony, Zoetic Stage and City Theatre.
A cappella Corner
Miami’s most talented high school and college a capella groups will provide a day full of vocal harmony and tonal delight – ALL voices without music!
National and local arts leaders and the public come together for thoughtful conversation.
Enjoy light tastings from the Center’s on-site restaurant, BRAVA by Brad Kilgore, during two chef demonstrations.
A Taste of BRAVA by Brad Kilgore
Foodies can enjoy a selection of small plates for purchase at BRAVA by Brad Kilgore. Menu items will available for purchase during lunch time.
Farmers Market and The Café at Books & Books
Florida-grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, prepared food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Arsht Center’s Farmers Market. The Café at Books & Books will be open for dining to all guests.
Guests will experience the best of the Arsht Center with an interactive and informational behind-the-scenes look at the Center’s Culturist membership program.
The New Tropic’s Happy Hour on the Plaza
Guests will enjoy happy hour-priced drinks and food on the Thomson Plaza for the Arts while grooving to the sounds of local DJs.
Chef Allen’s Farm-To-Table Dinner
Enjoy Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Dinner – a five-course, vegetarian meal. The highly creative menu is prepared by the James Beard award-winning chef and is served family-style at a shared communal table, under the stars.
Sponsored by the Miami-Dade County Fair, families and children can enjoy a day of family fun.
Get to know the Arsht Center! Campus-wide walking tours will be offered throughout the day.
BOX OFFICE OPENING
In addition to a full day of free activities for all ages, the Center’s box office also officially opens on September 7 offering the first opportunity for the public to purchase tickets to a variety of performances included in the Arsht Center’s upcoming 14th season.