The long anticipated Whole Foods Market Downtown Miami opens on Jan. 14. The healthy supermarket giant is following the growing trend of local businesses: showcasing street art on their walls. Vehicular bound shoppers will view an underground gallery of murals, created in December following Art Basel inside the grocery store’s parking garage.
The colorful nature-filled creations were inspired by the company’s various philanthropic missions, Whole Foods Market supports seafood sustainability, animal welfare, the Whole Planet Foundation (www.wholeplanetfoundation.org) and the Whole Kids Foundation (www.wholekidsfoundation.org), according to Whole Foods Market®.
The first parking lot gallery in the city was curated by local independent artist collective Yo Miami and Soula Booking. The participating artists include Kazilla, Trek6, Luis Berros, Noah Levy, the Yuhmi Collective, Atomik, Monz, Nate Dee, Rei Ramirez, Jenny Perez and Jorge Rodriguez. Kazilla also created an indoor mural at the store’s café that’s visible from outside.
Whole Foods Market Miami is located at 299 S,E. 3rd St., Miami. The phone number is (305) 318-7701.