South Florida’s ever-growing community of artists working across counties is connected through longstanding institutions that adopt strategies to support artistic production and cultivate new dialogues.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 9, 2018 | 6 – 9 pm
What is an archive generated by artists? How can we learn from individual works that artists have made and institutional programs that have shifted over the years?
Join us for cocktails and conversation in the ArtCenter/South Florida Archive curated by william cordova (lower case is intentional). Listen to cordova and NY-based artist Luis Gispert as the duo take a critical look at how arts centers shape artists’ careers in the Center to Center exhibition featuring alumni artists form ArtCenter/South Florida.
The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood’s Board of Trustee Immediate Past Chair Misty Weinger, CPA, CFF, CVA was recognized by the Florida Association of Museums as its 2018 Outstanding Trustee. The announcement was made during the 2018 Annual Museum Service Awards on October 2, 2018 in Naples, FL.
Join us at the Center for exquisite food, open bar, music, dancing and entertainment; bid on exciting auction items such as hotel stays, fine dining, attractions and more. Manifest your creative potential and explore a world of the offbeat and the fantastic at this year’s Glam Goes Surreal event. Engage with us in spectacle and interactive scenes.
This year’s honoree is Charles “Chip” Abele, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gold Coast Florida Regional Center, LLC and Managing Director of Hollywood Circle, LLC.
Exposed turns art patrons into art buyers during a fun and exciting night in which every ticket holder goes home with an original work of art. This exhibition features approximately 100 artworks donated by artists for a thrilling closing-night draw that never fails to produce an adrenaline rush. Names are drawn one-by-one and when your name is called you choose any work of art that has not yet been selected. Everyone is a winner at this one-of-a-kind art party.
Ages 12 – 18
Thursday, 6 – 8 pm
Stage Kids – Encore! teaches students how their musical theater skills can be taken to the next level! This vocal ensemble is for students who love to perform. Students develop greater musicianship and enhance their vocal technique while gaining dance skills and stage presence. Each session ends in a show-stopping performance for family and friends.
The Arts Aspire program promotes strong leadership as well as college and career readiness for students and young adults ages 14-21. Arts Aspire activities at all three levels take place in a professional environment in which participants interact with business and community leaders, cultural organizations, non-profits, K-12 schools, universities, as well as families and patrons who take part in Center programs.
Ages 8 – 14
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Stage Kids puts students on center stage to perform musical selections from Disney’s classics to today’s top hits! Students are immersed in performance techniques such as voice, acting, and movement. The Stage Kids gain skills in character development, projection, articulation, creative thinking, and concentration. Each session ends in a show-stopping final performance for family and friends.
Ages 6 – 10
Wednesdays, 4 – 6 pm
ARTastic Collaborations provides an exciting opportunity for students to immerse into the world of the visual and performing arts. During the first hour, students experience various forms of visual arts, such as drawing, painting, designing and much more! The second half of the class immerses students in theatrical and acting skills such as projection, stage presence, improvisation and articulation.
The Art and Culture Center offers private instruction for students of all ages and skill levels. These one-on-one lessons give students the ability to progress at their own pace, allowing them to gain full understanding of the discipline being taught.