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Monthly Art Roundtable : Mikhaile Soloman and Karla Ferguson, Feb. 17

February 17, noon – 1:30 pm Karla Ferguson, Owner and Founder of Yeelen Gallery, and Mikhaile Solomon, Founder and Director of Prizm Art Fair and Director of Public Art for the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation, will discuss the role of contemporary art from the African Diaspora in changing perceptions and…

MOA hosts Urban Line Dance, Feb. 8

If you love to dance join us for this Urban Line Dance, bring a partner or come solo on Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2 – 3pm If you love to dance join us for this Urban Line Dance, bring a partner or come solo. $8; $6 for members. RSVP to…

Mini Muse: William Glackens

  February 21, 2015 at 3pm – 4:30pm Make memories with your family by touring the Museum’s permanent collection of William Glackens and the Ashcan School paintings. Paint a Glackens-inspired landscape as you imagine life at the turn of the century and investigate culture, inventions and customs during this time…

Monthly Art Roundtable – January

Monthly Art Roundtable with Peggy Nolan, Artist be be held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, Noon – 1:30 pm. Lunch will be available from the Museum Café. Please pre-order by Jan. 16. *Complimentary for Museum members at the Museum Enthusiast ($150) level and above.

Film Viewing at MOA| Buena Vista Social Club, Sept. 18

September 18, 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM Film | Buena Vista Social Club Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale for a viewing of “Buena Vista Social Club.” Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro’s takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by…

Film | Before Night Falls

September 20, 2:00 – 4:00 PM Film | Before Night Falls Directed by Julian Schnabel* and starring Javier Bardem, who received an Academy Award nomination for his performance, Before Night Falls is based on the autobiography of writer and poet Reinaldo Arenas who was born in the Cuban countryside and who…

Thursday Happier Hour Mambo at MOA, Cuban Dance Lesson with IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance, Aug. 14

Thursday, August 14, 6:30 PM   Cuban dance takes its roots from the Spanish and African settlers who first arrived on the island, who brought with them the music and dances of their homelands. View the Miami Generation Revisited and practice your dance moves to the Mambo, Cha-cha-cha, Cuban Balero,…

Film Screening Deep Blues: A Musical Pilgrimage to the Crossroads

Thursday, August 21, 11:15AM, 3 PM, and 6 PM   Music critic Robert Palmer narrates the insightful story of Delta blues and North Mississippi hill country blues.   90 minutes, not rated   Free with museum admission; Free for members, NSU Students and Faculty Please RSVP to or (954)…

When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South

Saturday, August 2   6PM, Lecture by Thomas Lax, Curator 7- 8:30pm, Exhibition viewing and reception Organized by the Studio Museum of Harlem, When the Stars Begin to Fall Imagination and the American South, queries the category of “outsider” art in relation to contemporary art and black life and brings…

Exhibition Opening Reception: The Miami Generation Revisited

Saturday, July 12, 2014 5PM, Galleries Open 6PM, Panel Discussion 7-8:30 PM, Exhibition viewing and reception   Celebrate the opening of The Miami Generation: Revisited Free for members, $15 for non-members Discussion free with admission to reception RSVP by July 8 to Collette Spence Wilson at or 954-262-0221

Research and Development: Concerning Belonging

Thursday, July 10, 6 – 8 PM   Meet artists Rick Ulysse, Natasha Lopez de Victoria, Agustina Woodgate, and Antonia Wright and tour their temporary studios at the museum that are part of the museum’s new artist residency program, Research and Development: Concerning Belonging.    Free with museum admission; Free…

The Miami Generation: Revisited

Saturday, July 12, 6 PM   Panel discussion with artists Mario Bencomo, Maria Brito, Humberto Calzada, Pablo Cano, Emilio Falero and César Trasobares, whose work is featured in The Miami Generation: Revisited.  The artists are part of an influential group of first generation of Cuban exiles whoreceived their artistic education…

Film Series | George Bellows and Edward Hopper

June 5, 2014 | 11:15AM, 3:00PM, and 6:00PM Arriving in New York in 1904, George Bellows depicted America on the move. In a twenty-year career cut short by his untimely death at age forty-two, Bellows painted the rapidly growing modern city, its bustling crowds, skyscrapers, and awe-inspiring construction projects, as…

The International Flute

Phillip Bracken, Professor of Music, NSU Division of Performing and Visual Arts, Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Sunday, May 11,  2 PM Music from Asia, Europe and the Americas, including works by New Zealand-born conductor and composer Grant Cooper and Eric Ewazen’s Ballade, Pastorale, and Dance for the Flute,…

Bossa Nova Chorale

Thursday, April 17, 6 PM In Celebration of Life: Music of the Civil Rights Movement Join the Bossa Nova Chorale of NSU for an inspiring concert of music from the civil rights movement along with music celebrating the dignity of life and the human experience

The Art of Caring

Saturday, April 26, 6 – 8 PM In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, join The Jets and Generation Z for a film and discussion with Holocaust survivors, plus complimentary reception. Membership Group for College Students Free for JETS members; $10 non-members, includes museum admission. To RSVP or for more information…

Art of Wine and Food Series

Passion for Pinot: Explore the Pinot Noir Grape from a Variety of Different Terroirs Thursday, April 24 6 -8 PM $40 per person; $35 per person, members at the Patron ( $500) level and above. Reservations are required and seating is limited. To RSVP contact or (954) 262-0249.  

Contemporary Art Workshop | Zachary Fabri

Saturday, April 12, 3:30 – 5 PM $20 non-members, $10 members; $5 Students Museum admission included. Join New York-based artist Zachary Fabri for a workshop in which the body is used as a tool for creativity and expression. Space is Limited.

Open House at AutoNation Academy of Art + Design

Saturday, April 12, 10 AM – 2 PM Rotate through the academy’s studios, meet with faculty and explore the Academy’s offerings in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Digital Arts, Printmaking and Textiles. Free To RSVP and for more information, contact or (954) 262-0239

William Glackens Exhibition

Through June 1, 2014 The first survey of the influential American Painter in 50 years, William glackens features approximately 100 works from leading museums and private collections throughout the U.S. including the Museum of Art’s renowned Glackens holdings.

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