Wynwood Fringe From Street to Studio
Saturday, 05/06/2017 – 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Jose de Diego Middle School
3100 NW 5 Ave,
Miami, Florida 33127
Join Miami native Kasey Billitz for a tour of two innovative locations on the fringe of Wynwood that reveal the neighborhood’s history and artistic legacy. Together we’ll discover historic Wynwood and learn more about the future of the arts in this district. From street to studio, this is Wynwood inside out, traveling from outside in.
RAW Project: Discover the true power of art at Jose de Diego Middle School, a canvas for reinventing a community with world-class street art. This school is home to the RAW Project, which stands for “re-imagining the arts in Wynwood.” Here we’ll explore the work of over 80 artists who came together to inspire, revitalize, and create the art programs for the school.
We’ll also be joined by guest speaker Diana Contreras aka “Didi Rock,” an influential Miami artist who will introduce her piece and share her experience working with RAW Project.
Bakehouse Art Complex: This institution is Wynwood’s true artistic pioneer, turning 30 years old this year. Home to the stories of Miami’s art scene as well as many of Miami’s established and emerging artists. Tour the art complex and explore the numerous studios, meet artists and discover one of Wynwood’s most inventive spaces.
Atlas Obscura is thrilled to partner with Cartwheel Art for this immersive, urban exploration. Cartwheel Art’s founder Cindy Schwarzstein has deep connections with the art community that extend worldwide. Her team of passionate insiders, experts, makers, and artists design experiences that engage the community while exploring the historic, hidden, and emerging forms of expression, deeply rooted in neighborhoods around the world.