Workshop and Events

Regional Investment Program (RINV) and Cultural Institution Program (CINP) Workshop​

Main Library
September 26, 2017 • 2 PM ​

Our Regional Investment Program assists eligible South Florida-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations. 

The workshop is designed for ongoing applicants and prospective applicants to the two programs. Workshop participants will be instructed on how to submit an online application. 

Funding may be used to support the reimbursable program expenses associated with the presentation and/or production of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events or performances open to the general public in Broward County.​


Full Details of RIP / CIP grants



SFCC Application Workshop​​

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Fri, October 6, 2017  •  4 PM 

Learn how to apply for the largest regional, government-sponsored grant for artists in the US.

This workshop will explore the application process and review how to improve your chance of being selected.

The South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States, awarding $15,000 and $7,500 grants to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach.

Full Details of SFCC grant 



Chalk Lit

Chalk Lit Festival 2018  
Saturday January 13, 2018 • 10 AM - 5 PM

Full Details Here >


The Broward County Main Library invites you to Ft. Lauderdale's inaugural chalk art festival Chalk Lit on Saturday, January 13, 2018!  This free family friendly event will feature live 2D and 3D chalk artists creating large scale murals on the street using chalks alone! Come experience delicious food trucks, music, crafting with Blick Art Supply and the unique experience of watching street painting unfold on the pavement! 

Vote for your favorite chalk artist to win the People’s Choice Award Prize sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama. Let the arts & literature unite!

If this is your first time trying street painting, bring your enthusiasm and creativity, and we’ll provide the chalk. Spaces will be limited. Come as a spectator or apply as an artist for this FREE family friendly event. For further questions email Art Director Carrie Bennett or the Broward County Main Library 954-357-7444​

 #chalklitfest ​