October 29, 2010
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Save the Date -Richard Florida Appearance

Richard Florida


Richard Florida - Author of The Rise of the Creative ClassOn Thursday, December 2, 2010, Richard Florida, best-selling author and one of the world’s leading public intellectuals on economic development and new trends in business and communities, will be presenting new ideas from his latest book. The Great Reset addresses opportunities to remake our economy and generate a “new epoch of economic growth and prosperity.”

Admission will be by advance reservation; and includes parking and a box lunch for $15.

Florida’s appearance is being arranged by the H.W. Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University and a consortium of business and community development organizations.

December 2, 2010
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center
Nova Southeastern University
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314


 For additional information contact Jack Pinkowski, PhD at the Huizenga School, 954-262-5115.


This Event has been made possible by
H.W. Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University,
Community Foundation of Broward, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance /Broward County,

and in partnership with…
South Florida Regional Planning Council, The Broward Workshop, Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development, South Florida Business Journal, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and the Broward Cultural Division  


Public Art 101 -Developing the Design/Working with Materials and Budgets

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Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program is pleased to offer a series of three FREE professional development webinars produced by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Public Art Network. These highly informative LIVE, online events are for artists seeking their first public art commission, those who serve on selection panels and public art administrators.


Wednesday, November 3
2:00-3:30 P.M.


Developing the Design - Working with Materials and Budgets

Presenters: Mary Rubin, Brian Laczko; Amy Trachtenberg,Artist; Sam Rodriquez, Artist.

1. Introduction: Overview of 10 projects - conceptual to final design proposals.

2. Moving from concept into buildable design - considering durable materials, researching fabrication techniques, trouble shooting possible problems.

3. How to structure your budget and time; cost estimating, collaborating with fabricators.

4. Creative collaboration: Integrating your work into the construction schedule, resources and credits. Working with collaborators: conservator, engineer, architect, graphic designer, historian, etc.

5. Artist experience: What I learned in building my artwork, problems, and how I solved them, what I would do next time.

6. Design changes: How to be flexible; How design changes and why - when the original concept/ideas may remain.

For more information please call 954 357 8093 or email Mary Ann Caldron.


Broward Cultural Division Presents "Online Funding and Social Media"

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Broward Cultural Division, ArtServe, Inc. and The Fund Raising School invite the area’s cultural non-profit managers, board members and development staff who must raise funds for their arts and cultural organizations to a seminar. Online Fundraising and Social Media will be held on Friday, November 5, 2010, from 9:00 am – 5:00 p.m. at ArtServe Inc, 1350 East Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.

Presented by The Fund Raising School associated with The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, Online Fundraising and Social Media, is a one-day course that teaches participants how to use e-mail, online tools, and social networking sites effectively as part of their friend-raising and fundraising strategies.

Jeff Stanger, development director for The Salvation Army in Indiana, will be presenting the workshop. He has been with The Salvation Army for seven years and serves as a consultant to nonprofits, specializing in online fundraising, social media, and grant writing. An alumnus of The Fund Raising School, in addition to consulting, he has spoken to a wide variety of non-profit and small business organizations about social media and fundraising. He is also an editor and contributor to BlueTrolleyPress.com, an online magazine geared towards non-profit fundraising professionals. The faculty creates a vibrant, hands-on learning atmosphere to make the course rich and enjoyable.

For information on registration, call Adriane Clarke, grants management specialist, at 954-357-7530;

Click here to RSVP

For more information visit The Fund Raising School.

This project is made possible by an award from the National Endowment of the Arts.


National Call to Artists -Port Everglades Cruise Ship Terminal Renovation Projects

Port Everglades

Deadline December 6, 2010

The Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission up to three artists to design, fabricate and install artworks that improve functionality and passenger experience at several existing cruise ship terminals that are under renovation at Port Everglades. Artwork locations at the terminals include but are not limited to entryways and interior and exterior waiting areas.

The selection panel will review the applicants and compile a shortlist of finalists on the basis of the excellence of their past work of similar scope as demonstrated by the visuals and other submission materials. The panel will also consider the versatility and appropriateness of the media in which the artist has demonstrated proficiency, as it relates to the scope of this project.

For a general overview of possible artwork scope, please refer to the Port Everglades Public Art Master Plan Port Everglades Public Art Master Plan, June 26, 2009 (PDF)

Click here view full version of the Call to Artists, including the project description, eligibility, and submittal requirements, or visit the Cafe website - The Art of Online Calls for Entry for Artists.

For more information contact Claire Garrett, Public Art & Design Manager.


Grant Application Workshop for Cultural Tourism Program


The Broward Cultural Division announces a Cultural Tourism Program (CTP) Grant Writing Workshop for the Fiscal Year 2011 funding cycle, on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m., at the Broward County Main Library, Room 6E (gallery six area), 6th floor. The purpose of this program is to create arts and cultural projects that promote tourism in Broward County.

Municipalities, agencies or political subdivisions of state government and sovereign Native American nations located in Broward County may apply. Eligible, cultural, not-for-profit, Broward-based organizations and designated regional organizations that meet eligibility requirements for funding. Recent grantees have included: Broward County Film Society, Inc., Symphony of the Americas, Riverwalk A & E District Consortium, and Art and Culture Center of Hollywood.

All activities funded under this program must be of high artistic quality and must contribute to Broward County’s role as an attractive tourist destination. All activities must contain a significant cultural tourism component, that will contribute to the cultural development of Broward County. The program may fund exhibitions, performances, and other cultural activities, including projects and festivals which contain the development of new activities and marketing to attract tourists. The workshop will also cover how to submit online grant applications.

The application deadline is January 25, 2011.

Click HERE to Register Online; or contact James Shermer at 954-357-7502.


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