Workshop and Events


Tourist Development TaxCapital Challenge Grant Program


Broward Main Library, Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room​
December 5, 2017 • 2 PM &  6 PM

Project funds may be used to acquire, construct, extend, enlarge, remodel, repair, improve, maintain, operate or promote certain facilities as authorized by the Local Option Tourist Development Act (as authorized in Section 125.0104,Florida Statutes), including convention centers, sports stadiums, sports arenas, coliseums, auditoriums, aquariums or museums that are publicly owned and operated or owned and operated by non-profit organizations (NPOs) and open to members of the public, within the boundaries of Broward County.

RSVP Here for 2pm​ and Here for 6pm​

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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, ​Horvitz Auditorium
December 14, 2017 • 5:30 PM &  7:30 PM
5:30 pm: Reception and docent-guided exhibition tours
6:30 pm: Talk in Horvitz Auditorium

Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts, will address the nonprofit arts and culture industry's impact on the economy in Broward.
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 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!

Come as a spectator for this FREE family friendly event. For further questions email Art Director Carrie Bennett or the Broward County Main Library 954-357-7444​

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