Workshop and Events


Thursday, April 13, noon

Free public art walking tour with expert Leslie Fordham followed by conversation and a cup of specialty brewed coffee by Coffee Hub Café.

The lunchtime tour meets at noon at the main check-out desk on the 2nd floor of the Broward Main Library in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

It ends on the Library’s outdoor patio overlooking "Solar Time Plane" by Dale Eldred with local cyclist and coffee expert Edilson Cremonese grinding and brewing fresh coffee for guests with his custom-built bicycle coffee machine.

This is the first tour of a new monthly series - an opportunity for the community to be part of the dialogue surrounding public art.

The tour takes place at lunchtime on Thursday, March 16, and Thursday, April 13.

and view photos from our recent workshop here




Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute: 

Changing the Way that Artists do Business

Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) offers critical skills for all artists to advance business practices and strengthen sales. The annual course offers 20 classes during four consecutive Saturdays of lectures, panels and interactive workshops led by premier faculty. Develop your marketing and business acumen with guidance from local arts professionals.
$100; includes light refreshments and free parking. Space is limited. Participants receive AEI course book, an indispensable resource for artists including exercises and readings to prepare for each session.    


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 The ArtsEd Forever! Event is a night to herald the importance of arts education from schools and communities. It brings together practitioners, advocates, parents and families to strengthen connections between all who believe in the powerful effect of arts education on academic achievement and creativity, and its ability to inspire a desire for lifelong learning.

Winners of the 2017 awards will be announced at this years ArtsEd Forever! Annual Culminating Event. Arts Teacher of the Year Event
Wednesday, April 26,2017
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
FullPageAds-Arthive-ArtsEdForeverCsocial.jpgA dazzling, arts-filled array of activities are held this very special evening with a private reception for award nominees and sponsors, followed by a public reception for supporters, parents and families, culminating with a stage production that integrates performances by youth from Broward County schools and the awards are presented to the arts educators of the year, exceptional arts education organization, and outstanding contributions to arts education. It also serves as the kickoff for the one (1) year term of service of the Arts Education Ambassadors.
Arts Education Ambassadors
Recipients of the Arts Education of the Year Awards become Arts Education Ambassadors for a one (1) year term and serve as representatives and spokespeople for arts education in Broward County. The term begins with the ArtsEd Forever! Event and Broward Cultural Division coordinates engagements for the Ambassadors to participate in or present at meetings, conferences and workshops held throughout Broward County. Arts Education Ambassadors are also provided honorariums for engagements during their term of service.