SEGD’s project tours have become a signature part of our annual gathering, giving you a chance to get out of the conference room and actually see the city! Your only problem: there are so many great tours, it's hard to choose just one! All tours have size limitations and are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register early.
Miami Beach Tours | Included
Miami Beach Art Deco Experience
Get an up close perspective of the signature Art Deco architecture and signage that marks the main avenues of Miami's South Beach.
The Wolfsonian Museum Experience
Get an insider tour of Florida International University's Wolfsonian museum that is home to a diverse collection of art, posters, and objects from the 19th and 20th century's contributions to art and design with special a focus on American, Dutch, German, British and Italian art and design.
New World Symphony Architectural Experience
Get into the art and science of the latest in performance hall architecture at this Frank Gehry designed complex that mixes innovative architecture with high tech audio and visual systems that transform the live music experience.
FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios Innovation Experience
Learn how Florida International University's Urban Studios has built an innovation center and makerspace for architecture, urban design, art, and design where faculty and researchers are transforming the educational experience for the next generation of designers.
Project Tours | Premium ($100 fee)
Wynwood Artwalk Tour
Get into the local urban art scene in Miami's premier art district, home to Art Basel Miami and a host of galleries, studios, and amazing Wynwood Walls murals.
Design District Tour
Right next to Wynwood lies Miami's design district where the nexus of fashion, interior design, galleries, art, and retail come together in a unique urban experience.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Production Studios Tour
Get the insider tour of this Gensler designed state of the art performance studio space that is the result of a unique public-private partnership between Florida International University and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. All entertainment for the cruise line is produced, rehearsed, and practiced at this innovative space housed on the campus of FIU's School of Hospitality.
Museum Park and Bayside Urban Tour
The innovative integration of urban landscapes in this downtown Miami park is home to signature architecture such as swiss architect HdeM's Perez (PAMM) Swiss architects, the newly completed Nicholas Grimshaw Frost Museum with signage and wayfinding by Pentagram's Paula Scher, and Zaha Hadid's 1000 Museum signature condominium tower. Led by local Landscape architect and FIU professor Roberto Rovira.
Destination Tours | Ultra Premium ($200 fee)
Stiltsville Boat Tour
Get on our chartered cruiser and depart Miami for the edges of Biscayne Bay and get a one-of-a-kind tour of Stiltsville, a protected group of wooden stilt houses that operated as offshore fishing clubs and gambling houses in the 1930s and 1940s. Tour led by acclaimed Miami historian Dr. Paul George.
Viscaya Museum and Gardens
Get on the bus and travel to old Coconut Grove to visit the most authentic Renaissance villa and surrounding European inspired gardens in America. Viscaya is representative of the grandeur of "old Miami" kept for you to enjoy while at the SEGD conference today!