|North Miami is an independent city that serves as a suburb to Miami proper. It houses a few college campuses, creating a large population of university students. This has contributed to a vibrant and active arts community, centered around the famous Museum of Contemporary Art.|
|About North Miami|
The Museum of Contemporary Art, or MOCA, is well known for its innovative and provocative exhibits. Lecture series are often hosted there for public educational programs. Entrance into the museum is free for children and residents. On the last Friday of every month, the museum hosts Jazz at MOCA, a popular concert series. These events are always free. Come to the North Miami area by shuttles at MIA International Airport.
Other popular arts and culture organizations in North Miami include the Performing Arts Network a nonprofit coalition, Sunshine Jazz Program which provides musical education to children, and Gallery North, which is an art gallery maintained by the North Campus of Miami Dade College.
The Haitian American Historical Society is best known for building the Haitian Memorial in Savannah, Georgia. Fewer people know about the Haitian Historical Museum and Archives which the group opened in North Miami. The purpose of the organization is to highlight the contribution that people of African descent have made to society. They pay particular attention to promoting Haitian history throughout the world.
Sports enthusiasts will recognize North Miami as home of the NFL football team, the Miami Dolphins. When not in use as a football venue, Sun Life Stadium plays host to festivals, outdoor shows, and other sporting events. The LIV Sun Life Nightclub is always a hot spot in Miami. Club Level, Gallery of Legends, and Sideline Party Hall are always available for use.
Golf is Florida’s sport and Country Club of Miami is the perfect place to tee off. The club offers two beautifully manicured and distinctly different courses to play. The West Course is par 72 and the East Course is par 70.