Summer art-making programs have been a long-standing tradition at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, dating back to the 2016 launch of the museum’s Participatory Public Art (PPA) program. This series was designed to unite the community through artist-led experiences – all for FREE. In the summer of 2023, a new PPA project came to life through

By Rebecca Peterson Inspiration In 2015, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens held a symposium on American artist Robert Winthrop Chanler (1872 – 1930). Chanler was one of several contemporary artists commissioned to create work for the estate. He produced an “undersea fantasy” fresco for the ceiling of Vizcaya’s swimming pool and a folding screen that adorns

Vizcaya is a tradition for Miami locals. We explore its gardens and halls to soak in local history. We celebrate quinces and weddings here and make it our own playground as children on fieldtrips. Yet, there’s a side of Vizcaya that even locals may not know – Vizcaya Village.
Continuing a tradition of community-built immersive art, Processional Arts Workshop (PAW) returned to Vizcaya August 10, 2019, with a lantern parade entitled WEAVE that explored the individual patterns, motifs and textures that come together to create Vizcaya.
Four years ago, Vizcaya entered into a partnership with edible South Florida to present an annual Dinner for Farmers, a progressive farm-to-table meal in the Village designed to honor farmers and the work they do to feed our community.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens’ Urban Farming School Program has been awarded the 2019 EdCom Award for Innovation in Museum Education by the American Alliance of Museums. This award recognizes, encourages and celebrates innovation in museum education. Candidates had to clearly address one or more of the challenges cited in the Center for the Future of