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24th Annual Miami International Map Fair

02/04/2017 @ 10:00 am 02/05/2017 @ 5:00 pm

2017 Miami International Map Fair


February 3-5, 2017

Friday, February 3 (Open to Full Access Weekend Registrants and Dealers Only)

Saturday & Sunday, February 4-5  Map Fair opens to the public

Make plans to attend the 2017 Miami International Map Fair at HistoryMiami Museum. Immerse yourself in a world of antique maps, rare books, and atlases. Purchase antiquities or modern treasures from the finest dealers from around the world. Whether merely curious or an expert collector, there is a piece for every taste and budget. The fair features free a Expert Opinion on one of your maps, interactive digital map demonstrations and several presentations by renowned experts on many subjects of great interest to cartophiles.


Friday, February 3: (Full-Access Registrants and Dealers Only)
  • 10 am-Free City Tour of the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives
  • 3 pm-Private VIP Preview and Welcome Reception (Complimentary)
  • 6 pm-Cocktail Reception, 7 pm-Tropical Cuban Buffet Dinner at HistoryMiami Museum*
(*Optional Cocktail Reception and Tropical Cuban Buffet Dinner for Full-Access Registrants/Dealers Only-Additional fee of $95 per person) Saturday, February 4: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Map Fair: Dealer Marketplace, Free Expert Opinion
  • Presentation: The History of Celestial Cartography  –  Dr. Nick Kanas – 11 am
  • Tour of the HistoryMiami Museum Archives and Research Center collection – 1:30 pm and 4:15 pm
  • Presentation: 20th Century Pictorial Maps Panel Discussion – Panelists – 3 pm
  • University of Miami Department of Geography and Regional Studies, Interactive Digital Map Demonstrations
Sunday, February 5: 12 pm – 5 pm
  • Map Fair: Dealer Marketplace, Free Expert Opinion
  • Presentation: Annotated Atlases: Unraveling Stories of Personal Provenance – Dr. Ronald E. Grim – 2 pm
  • University of Miami Department of Geography and Regional Studies, Interactive Digital Map Demonstrations
  • Saturday and Sunday Presenters:
    • Elisabeth Burdon: Panel Moderator/Map Dealer, OLDIMPRINTS.COM
    • Ronald E. Grim, MA, PhD: Panelist/Presenter, Curator of Maps, The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library
    • Dr. Stephen Hornsby: Panelist, author and Trustee Professor, University of Maine System
    • Nick Kanas, MD: Presenter, author and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco
    • Dr. James Utley: Panelist, national speaker, map collector and Senior Medical Director, Aetna
Visit, like and share: FACEBOOK: Miami International Map Fair View the 2016 Photos  Password is Downtown _n1_0350 Admission Prices: FULL-ACCESS WEEKEND REGISTRATION Includes: VIP Private Preview Reception, free admission all weekend to the Dealer Marketplace, free City Tour, expert opinion, lunch, all presentations and access to exclusive activities and receptions.
  • HMM Members: $75   Non-members: $85
Full Access Registration online: REGISTER HERE Enjoy A Day at the Map Fair: DAILY ADMISSION Includes: Single day admission to Dealer Marketplace, Free Expert Opinion and all presentations.
  • HMM Members: $15    Non-members: $20    University & High-School Students (with valid School ID) $10*
Daily Admission Pre-purchase online: REGISTER HERE *Student admission is only available at the door. Educators and Professors bringing groups of ten or more students will receive the $10 Student admission fee. map fair dealers 2017 Miami International Map Fair Dealers: The finest dealers from around the world will be exhibiting at HistoryMiami Museum for the Miami International Map Fair. See if your favorites are below: (Subject to change) Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books Altea Gallery Limited Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK Antique Maps and Atlases, LLC Arader Galleries Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps BICKERSTAFF’S Books, Maps &c. Clive A. Burden, Ltd. Cohen & Taliaferro LLC Daniel Crouch Rare Books Far West Maps & Books Geographicus Rare Antique Maps Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. High Ridge Books, Inc. John Collier Jo Ann & Richard Casten, Ltd. Jonathan Potter Limited Libreria Pontes Martayan Lan Fine Antique Maps McDonough Fine Art Neatline Antique Maps New World Maps, Inc. Old World Auctions OLDIMPRINTS.COM Paulus Swaen Map Auction & Gallery SANDERUS Antiquariaat Sandra & John Berryman Fine Books The Map Chest The Map House The Old Print Shop The Philadelphia Print Shop West Inc. Thomas Suarez Rare Maps Tooley Adams & Co. Vetus Carta Guest Exhibitors: map fair photo 1 Love Maps?  Become a Map Fair Sponsor! Each year, the Miami International Map Fair brings the world to Miami to experience beautiful antique maps, rare books, globes and antiquities.  The Fair also provides funds for HistoryMiami Museum programs offered to children and adults, all year long. Your sponsorship gift will keep us as the premiere map fair in the world and will also touch and change our local community. You may also donate to the Fitzgerald Kanner Trust for Historic Maps, a museum endowment fund dedicated to antique maps. Call 305-375-1618, email mapfair@historymiami.org, or give online at https://historymiami.wufoo.com/forms/z1rvc1uk062szch/ museum park Traveling to the Miami Map Fair 2017 Miami International Map Fair Partnering Hotels Click on the link for the hotel of your choice to receive the Map Fair group rate.  If you prefer to call the hotel, you must mention the Miami International Map Fair to receive the special rate. If the reservations desk does not have the special rate, ask for the Group Sales office. Make your reservations early; Map Fair room blocks are limited. Availability is not guaranteed through the deadline. Courtyard Marriot Last day to book: 1/3/17 200 SE 2 Avenue Miami, FL 33131 Phone:  305-374-3000 Reservation Link: Book your group rate for MIAMI INTERNATIONAL MAP FAIR 2017 Mayfair Hotel & Spa (Coconut Grove) Last day to book: 1/3/17 3000 Florida Avenue Coconut Grove, FL 33133 305-441-0000 Reservations Reservation Link: Hampton Inn Hilton Last day to book: 1/6/17 2800 SW 28 Terrace Miami, FL 33133 305-448-2800 Reservation Link:  http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/M/MIACGHX-MMF-20170201/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG The Langford (New hotel for 2017) Last day to book: 1/3/17 121 SE 1 St Miami, FL 33131 305-772-1385 Reservation Link:  https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=14211&nights=1&checkin=02/01/2017&group=GRPMMF Phillip-Pessar-History-Miami-Photo-Cropped-Compressed For more information, to be a Map Fair volunteer, or become a HistoryMiami Museum member call 305-375-1618, email: membership@historymiami.org. *Regular Museum Admission is not available during Map Fair Weekend (February 4-5, 2017). All museum visitors and museum members must pay Map Fair admission prices on Saturday and Sunday. The Friday 3 pm VIP Private Preview is not open to museum guests. Guest Passes are not valid during Map Fair Weekend. Parking and Transportation to the Miami International Map Fair Covered parking is available at the Cultural Center Garage located at 50 NW 2 Avenue. Exit the South garage elevator at level two to reach HistoryMiami Museum and the Map Fair. All day parking with museum validation is $5 per day. HistoryMiami Museum, located at 101 West Flagler Street Miami FL 33130, in Downtown Miami, is a 15-minute drive from the Miami International Airport.  To reach the Map Fair via the Metrorail, take the southbound train and exit at the Government Center Station. The Metromover also stops at Government Center.  HistoryMiami is directly across NW 1 Street from the Government Center station. The Miami International Map Fair wishes to thank our supporters: miami-dade_logo_color       brandsmart-logo-color


02/04/2017 @ 10:00 am
02/05/2017 @ 5:00 pm
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