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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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Fax: (954) 262-3954
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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale News

Why Fort Lauderdale Landed Among Top 10 U.S. Cities for Art Lovers

It’s official! Fort Lauderdale is for art lovers. According to a recent national survey conducted by the real estate website Apartmentguide and cited by artnet.com, Fort Lauderdale ranked as one of the top 10 cities for art lovers (a first for this city). The survey, which compared city population to…


Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity

  Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D. Thursday, March 28, 3:30 pm Free for members; $10 non-members In the mid-1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe asked her artist sisters, Ida and Catherine, to abandon making art and their burgeoning careers despite her earlier strong support of…


A Sense of Pride: The Hustle of Drag

Join Miami performer Queef Latina as she discusses her introduction to drag, her journey into self-branding, and the triumphs and tribulations of becoming a businesswoman. Queef Latina is a drag performer and sewing instructor based in Miami, Florida. She owns Queef Enterprises, a community sewing studio in downtown Miami where…


Café Society Book Group: In Full Flight

  Lively discussions on every second Thursday of the month feature books relating to Museum exhibitions, collections or other topical themes. This month’s selection is In Full Flight by John Heminway, which tells the remarkable story of a woman’s search for a new life in Africa in the wake of…


Second Sunday Film Series: The Samuel Project

The comedic drama The Samuel Project is about a teenager (Ryan Ochoa) who gets to know his grandfather Samuel (Hal Linden) for the first time when he makes him the subject of a senior year animated art project. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the teen discovers that his…


Frida Kahlo: An Anguished Brush

  Frida Kahlo – An Anguished Brush Presented by Armando Droulers As a preview to Florida Grand Opera’s March performances of Frida,an opera by Robert Xavier Rodriguez, art historian Armando Droulers will present the lecture, Frida Kahlo – An Anguished Brush. Iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo suffered from agonizing physical…


Frank Stella: Experiment and Change Exhibition Featured at the NSU Art Museum

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is pleased to present Frank Stella: Experiment and Change, an exhibition that spans the artist’s 60-year career from the late 1950’s to the present. The exhibition, composed of approximately 300 paintings, relief sculpture and drawings will offer insight into his trajectory from minimalism (e.g. the…


Free First Thursdays Starry Nights

Starry Nights is FREE and open to the public. Plus, enjoy 2-for-1 drinks in the Museum Café. Free First Thursdays Starry Nights offers FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 4 – 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer light bites in the…


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/    


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: 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:…


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,…


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.


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…


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