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The Rubell Museum: Fact Sheet


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Opening date:
• December 4, 2019


• 1100 Northwest 23rd Street, Miami, FL 33127
• Housed in a former industrial space, transformed by Selldorf Architects, on a 2.5-acre site
• A short walk from the Allapattah Metrorail stop and within a 10-minute drive from all of Miami’s art museums and the airport


Museum Facility:
• 100,000-square-foot campus, 80% of which is publicly accessible
• 53,000-square-feet of exhibition space divided into 36 galleries: 65% dedicated to longer-term installations and 35% to special exhibitions, all drawn from the collection
• 8,700-square-feet of flexible spaces for performances and special events
• Art research library holding 40,000 volumes, the most extensive in South Florida
• Museum store offering art books, design objects, and gifts
• Indoor-outdoor restaurant overlooking garden courtyard


Collection and Museum Timeline:
• 7,200 works by more than 1,000 artists
• First acquisition: 1965
• Rubells move to Miami: 1990
• Rubell Family Collection opens in Wynwood: 1993, following 28 years of collecting
• Rubell Museum opens on December, 2019 in Allapattah, following 54 years of collecting and 26 years in Wynwood