Workshop and Events

RandyCohen-EconomicsOfArt-Social-1.jpgEconomics of Art in Broward County

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, ​Horvitz Auditorium
December 14, 2017
5:30 pm: Reception 
6:30 pm: Talk in Horvitz Auditorium

On the evening of Thursday, December 14, 2017, Randy Cohen – Vice President of Research and Policy for Americans for the Arts – will address the $414 million impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry on Broward County’s economy. 
Following a reception with live music and appetizers, Cohen’s presentation at Fort Lauderdale’s NSU Art Museum will cover the recently published Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) report, a mainstay of arts and cultural organizations.
Released on June 17, the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) Report documents the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and cultural industry. Conducted by Americans for the Arts, the nation's nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America, Broward County was one of 341 study regions across the country.


Chalk Lit

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

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The County’s inaugural chalk art festival will feature 2D and 3D chalk artists creating murals on Saturday, January 13, 2018, presented by Broward County Main Library and Cultural Division. 

Taking place on the north plaza of the library in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Chalk Lit Festival will serve as the kickoff to the Big Read, a community-wide reading project featuring the book In the Time of the Butterflies by award-winning author Julia Alvarez. The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. 
This free, family-friendly day will activate the block with live music, food trucks, murals created live and on-site by more than 20 street artists, 3D printing stations, face painting, museum-curated workshops, hands-on crafting with Blick Art Materials, an area for kids to create their own chalk masterpieces and a People’s Choice Award presented by Jerry’s Artarama.

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