​​​​​​​​​Thank you to all who attended!


ArtLit 2023

Saturday, February 4, Noon-5PM
at South Regional Broward College Library​

​​A Celebration of ​Art, Culture and Stories that Connect Us​​

This year marks the sixth anniversary of Artlit, a free, popular community celebration of art and literature for all ages, connected with the year's NEA Big Read​ book selections. ArtLit 2023 explores art and literature with a playful explosion of live music, chalk art, spoken word, dance performances, crafts and interactive experiences based upon stories that connect us.

Chalk Artwork Project 

  • Carnival parade and live dance/music by Carnaval de Barranquilla, Inc.
  • Spoken word by bluapple poetry​
  • Latin dance group by Pembroke Pines Charter School
  • Dance performance by Salsa Cali Dance Academy Miami
  • Broward County Library Director Allison Grubbs reads Dreamers
  • Vallenatos (folk music) presented by La Parranda de Rafa​
  • Artist talk with Gonzalo Fuenmayor
  • Photographic journey through Colombia with Jamie Rosas
  • Craft: Create a marimonda mask of Baraquilla Carnaval
  • Stories from PBS KID's "Rosie's Rules" and meet the character Rosie
  • Soccer games and fun with Pathway School Pines
  • Craft: Color your own carnival mask
  • Encanto read aloud with special guest Mirabel from the Disney Movie Encanto
  • Chalk art workshop for teens presented by Hector Diaz

Sponsored in part by​:

children's services council

friends of south regional library

memorial health care


Broward Collge

nea big read

broward public library foundation

Media: ArtLit 2023 - A Celebration of Colombian Art, Culture and Stories​​ ​