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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale News

Mini Muse for Children

Mini Muse is a monthly education program for children 5-10 years old. In celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, children will learn about the work of contemporary artist Ebony G. Patterson, who uses a kaleidoscope of jacquard fabrics to create mixed media installations. Children will create their own mixed media textile…


Art of Wine and Food Series

Join Caitlin Bailey from Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits and sample sangria. Small bites will be served to complement each wine. Guests are invited to view the Museum’s exhibitions starting at 5pm. $40 for non-members & members below Patron level; $25 for Members at the Patron level and above. Limited seating,…


Free First Thursday

Free First Thursday Starry Nights Presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer light bites in the Museum Café drawings for prizes free admission to exhibitions hands-on art projects for…


Summer Art Classes for Adults

The NSU Art Museum is offering classes for adults featuring: Figure Drawing, Photography, Art History, Oil Painting and Adobe Photoshop. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239  or http://nsuartmuseum.org/learn/classes/    


Mini Muse: Architecture of Edward Larrabee Barnes

The NSU Art Museum will host its monthly Mini Muse, an education program for children ages 5-10. Participate in a 30th anniversary architectural tour of the Museum’s modernist building designed by renowned architect Edward Larrabee Barnes and use architectural patterns, minimalist finishes and curvilinear lines to design your own museum. Date:…


Read Between the Wines: Book Discussion: The Swans of Fifth Avenue

Written by the author of The Aviators Wife, The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin is a novel about the New York “Swans” of the 1950s and the headline-making friendship between Truman Capote and socialite Babe Paley. This event is free and open to the public. Book may be purchased…


Family Day: Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta

Participate in a family tour of Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta. Learn about the history of Earth-Body Art invented by Mendieta. Use natural materials to  build a thought-provoking art installation and bring your own tablet or smart phone to document your artistic process. Students from NSU…


Free First Thursday Starry Nights

Free First Thursday Starry Nights Presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer light bites in the Museum Café drawings for prizes free admission to exhibitions hands-on art projects for…


Mini Muse: Ana Mendieta

Mini Muse is the museums monthly education program for children ages 5-10. Make memories with your family as you tour the exhibition Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta. Learn about the history of earth art and performance art.  Use natural materials to build an art installation…


NSU Series: Transgressions and Transformation in the Films of Ana Mendieta

The next NSU Series will be held on March 13 at 2:00 pm and will feature Kathleen J. Waites, Ph.D., professor of English and Gender Studies in the Literature and Modern Languages Department of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She is also co-founder of the Women’s/Gender Studies Academic…


Art Talk: Raquel Cecilia Mendieta

Art Talk by Raquel Cecilia Mendieta, the artist’s niece and film archivist for the Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection. In conjunction with the opening of Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta, the first and largest full-scale museum exhibition in the U.S. devoted to Ana Mendieta’s filmworks,…


Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta Art Talk and Opening Reception

Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta presents the largest number of artist Ana Mendieta’s films seen together in the U.S. Until now, many of Mendieta’s films have had only limited exposure. One of the most influential Cuban-American artists of post-World War II era, Mendieta’s synthesis of…


Art Roundtable: Silk

Join Fort Lauderdale-based textile artist Erin Bassett  on February 16, noon – 1:30 pm for a discussion on the fascinating history, invention and trade of silk fabric, and the unique characteristics that make it a medium of choice for artists and designers to express their artistic vision. Free for Museum…


Creativity Matters : The Art of Teaching Art Series, Jan. 23

Hear from leading experts and learn strategies to expand creativity and critical thinking skills. Learn to stimulate creativity not only in art, but also in problem solving. Designed for teachers and non- teachers alike. Symposium will be held at the NSU Art Museum on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4:00 pm…


Read Between the Wines

Participate with the Big Read sponsored by the Broward County Library and the National Endowment for the Arts, with the museum’s informal book group, featuring the book, A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin. Free and open to the public. RSVP: mail or 954-262-0204.


Glimmerglass Concert

Artists from The Glimmerglass Festival will perform musical selections celebrating film, fashion and iconic inspirational women in a concert specially curated for the exhibition Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968. In addition to musical selections contemporary to the period of the exhibition, the program will include the thoroughly modern musings…


Bellissima Members Preview

NSU Art Museum Members are invited to the members preview for Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968.  This exhibition features more than 230 vintage high fashion garments, accessories and exquisite jewels by legendary names in Italian design alongside paintings, films and photography that recreate the alluring atmosphere of Italian high…


Exhibition Opening: Revolution of the Eye : Modern Art and the Birth of American Television

Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television. This is the first exhibition to explore how avant-garde art influenced and shaped the look and content of network television in its formative years from the late 1940s to the mod-1970s, a period when its pioneers adopted modernism…


Mini Muse for children: The Indestructible Lee Miller, Oct. 17

On Oct. 17 – a Family education program for children ages 5 – 10. Children will tour the exhibition The Indestructible Lee Miller,  learn about Miller’s life and work and create their own Polaroid images inspired by this renowned 20th century photographer. Space is limited; preregistration required. RSVP: email moareservations@moafl.org or…


NSU Series: Steven N. Gold, Ph.D., Oct. 18

Depictions of Psychological Trauma in Fine Art: Expressing the Inexpressible, talk by NSU’s Trauma Resolution & Integration Program Director, Steven N. Gold, Ph.D. on Oct. 18. He will discuss the psychological impact of trauma and its expression in art. NSU Series is a series of lectures and performances featuring Nova…


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