Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2009

7. Wynwood Art District, Miami

Won't be in town for the annual Art Basel Miami Beach and its 3 squajillion related exhibits? Never fear. The six dozen exhibit spaces in Miami's Wynwood Art District offer enough visual stimulation to induce a permanent case of Stendahl Syndrome. Start with one of the private collections: the Rubell Family Collection, Margulies Collection at the Warehouse or World Class Boxing. Here, you'll find expansive displays that run the gamut from Isamu Noguchi to Kara Walker. Still standing? Time to hit the galleries. For top-tier local artists, such as Hernan Bas and Glexis Novoa, visit the highly regarded Fredric Snitzer Gallery and David Castillo. During summer months, some places may be closed, so call ahead.