Come celebrate our 25th anniversary
Miami International Map Fair
February 3-4, 2018
In February, the Miami International Map Fair turns 25! It is the longest running map fair in the world. We invite you to celebrate this anniversary with us. Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite antique maps, rare antiquarian books, and colorful atlases! Discover antiquities and more modern treasures presented by the finest map dealers around the globe.
ANTIQUE MAPS & ATLASES · EXPERT OPINION & PRESENTATIONS · RARE BOOKS
Come celebrate the Miami International Map Fair’s 25th anniversary and immerse yourself in a world of colorful antique maps, rare books, panoramas and atlases. Discover and purchase antiquities or modern treasures from the finest dealers from around the world. Both collectors and the merely curious can find fascinating maps, with a price for every budget. Enjoy expert presentations by world renowned speakers and bring one map from your collection for a free expert opinion.
Full-access Registration - HistoryMiami and Lowe Art Museums Members: $75; Non-members: $85 (Includes: Friday and Saturday VIP cocktail receptions, lunch, weekend admission to Dealer Marketplace, expert opinion and expert presentations).
Daily Admission - Museum Members: $15; Non-members: $20; University & High School Students w/valid school ID: $10; Children: Ages 6-12 $5, Under 6: Free. (Includes: Single day admission to Dealer Marketplace, expert opinion and expert presentations).
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday*, February 2; 5:30 p.m.
· VIP Private Cocktail Reception and preview of Antillean Visions: Maps & The Making of the Caribbean at Lowe Art Museum (Full Access Registrants/Dealers Only)
* This year HistoryMiami Museum will not hold a VIP Preview Sale on Friday.
Saturday, February 3, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Weekend Registrant Preview Sale; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reception; and Sunday, February 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
· Map Fair: Dealer Marketplace
· Free expert opinion (Limited to one map per visitor)
· Expert presentation
· Chet Van Duzer; Published author, speaker and National Endowment for the Humanities-Mellon Fellow at the Library of Congress. — Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. (Saturday at 11:00 a.m.)
· Neal Asbury; Published author, speaker, entrepreneur, host of a nationally syndicated talk-radio show, CEO of The Legacy Companies. — Why I Collect Maps and What I Have Learned. (Saturday at 3:00 p.m.)
· Neil Safier; Beatrice and Julio Mario Santo Domingo Director and Librarian of the John Carter Brown Library and Associate Professor in the Department of History at Brown University, published author, researcher and historian. — From the Andes to the Amazon: A Librarian’s Life in Maps. (Sunday at 2:00 p.m.)