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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

One E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL



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Brad Zimmerman: My Son the Waiter – A Jewish Tragedy

Solo Performance,Comedy

Comedian Brad Zimmerman weaves an intricate and bittersweet tale of one man's lengthy struggle to make it as an actor in New York.


• Sat 3/24/18 at - 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
• Sun 3/25/18 at - 2:00 PM

Tea and Opera


Enjoy traditional afternoon tea followed by a performance by Florida Grand Opera Young Artists featuring music inspired by the exhibition Frank Stella: Experiment and Change. Limited seating. Advance paid reservations required. Tea: 2:30 pm | Opera: 3:30 pm $40 per person; $35 museum members and FGO members. RSVP call 954-262-0258


• Tue 3/27/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Marielle Plaisir

Art Show

Visit artist Marielle Plaisir’s studio at Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines, where she will discuss her latest series of paintings on tapestries showing intricate and fanciful scenes alluding to artists from the French Rococo period and Louis XVI’s gardens in Versailles. Marielle Plaisir is a French-Caribbean mixed-media artist and performer who investigates notions of identity from a Guadeloupian perspective. Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France that has culturally been influenced by Europe and its slave history. In her works, Plaisir interrogates the concepts of domination, discrimination, and injustices relating to status and race. Free for museum members; $10 non-members.


• Sat 4/7/18 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Art of Wine and Food Series: Stop and Smell the Vino

Food/Tasting, Museum

Join Josh Schall from Brittany Sales Company for our monthly wine series as we stop & smell the vino in April with four great varietals of Layer Cake wine from around the world. Small bites will be served to pair with each wine. $40 per person; $25 for Members at Patron level and above. Limited seating, paid reservations required.


• Thu 4/12/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free First Thursday Starry Nights Presented by PNC Arts Alive

Social Event

Free First Thursdays Starry Nights presented by PNC Arts Alive with free museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 4 - 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer. light bites in the Museum Café. free admission to exhibitions. hands-on art projects for all ages. Schedule: Micro Mini Muse (children ages 3 - 5) : 5- 7:30 pm. Mini Muse (children ages 5-10): 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Drop-In Arts for teens and adults: 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 954-262-0258.


• Thu 4/12/18 at 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art Roundtable: Cara Despain: Seeing the Scenes

Art Talk

Join us for a conversation with Miami-based artist Cara Despain on the art historical understanding of landscapes as idealized settings and our contemporary perceptions. Despain will reference visual culture starting with the Hudson River School painters to her contemporary depictions of the American landscape. Cara Despain was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received her BFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of Utah. Her most recent installation was featured at Fair, an all-women exhibition organized by Spinello Projects during Miami Art Week/Art Basel 2017. Free for members; $10 non-members. RSVP here or call 954-262-0258. Lunch may be pre-ordered from the cafe by calling 954-262-0255.


• Thu 4/12/18 at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Micro Mini Muse

Children's Arts/Crafts

Children ages 3-5 and their families will explore how our brains capture colors using tools and techniques seen in the works of Frank Stella on view in the exhibition Frank Stella: Experiment and Change. This event is free and open to the public.


• Thu 4/12/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Drop-in Arts for Teens and Adults

Art Show, Art Talk, Folk Art/Crafts

Explore how color is transmitted from a surface to our brains via cognitive techniques used by Frank Stella in works featured in the exhibition Frank Stella: Experiment and Change. Free and open to the public.


• Thu 4/12/18 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Creativity Exploration: Guided Visualization and Exploration of Ideas

Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi


• Sat 4/14/18 at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Tea and Art History: David Hockney Painting and Photography

Museum, Art Talk, Museum, History/Science

Attend the Sunny Kaufman Annual Lecture, which includes traditional afternoon tea followed by an art history lecture by Barbara Lynes, Ph.D., Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator, focusing on the painting and photography of David Hockney. Tea: 2:30 pm Lecture: 3:30 pm $40 per person; $35 Museum member. Limited seating, paid reservations required.


• Wed 4/25/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM