Sri Prabha: Outpost
Sept. 6 – Nov. 2, 2014
Artists’ Reception: Friday, Sept. 5,
7 – 10 pm
Artist Talk: Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 pm
Sri Prabha is a mixed-media artist originally from Hyderabad, India. He was born into a family of doctors and engineers who taught him the basic underpinnings of the scientific process. His artistic training includes the Cornish College of the Arts. He also holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology.
Outpost is a site specific installation inspired by space, biology, and exploration. An otherworldly campsite is presented bathed in video and natural sounds. On view are basic shelters and a symbolic fireplace surrounded by mixed-media works inspired by images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, particle physics, microbiology, and an ongoing collaboration with the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum.
Artist Talk: Sri Prabha in Conversation with Margery Gordon and Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 pm
Sri Prabha will illuminate the multifaceted ideas and influences that inspired Outpost in a discussion with art critic Margery Gordon and Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, an astronomer and designer at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Their exchange will consider how artworks and exhibitions can use innovative design and technology to explore how humans relate to the natural world.
Sri Prabha lives in Hollywood and works at a studio in FAT Village, Fort Lauderdale. He was raised in India by a family of doctors and engineers who sparked an interest in science that deepened with the masters’ degree in psychology he pursued after studying at the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.
Margery Gordon is a freelance journalist, curator and educator who grew up amid Miami’s burgeoning art community. As founder and director of Arts Encounters, she organizes cultural tours throughout South Florida as well as public programs, exhibitions and group travel for arts organizations, institutions and businesses.
Jorge Perez-Gallego is an astronomer, designer and educator born in Spain. Now an exhibition developer at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, he holds a PhD in astronomy and an MFA in design from the University of Florida. Co-founder of the ODDS design studio in Asheville, N.C., Perez-Gallego has worked for NASA and led international research on the evolution of galaxies.
Reception begins at 6:30 pm, talk begins at 7 pm.
Images: Outpost (installation view), 2014, In-situ, mixed media and multiple projectors, Dimensions variable
2018 Florida Biennial
September 14 - October 21, 2018
The 2018 Florida Biennial features 68 works by 31 artists who were selected by juror Sarah Fritchey from entries submitted to the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood. The exhibition opens with a reception from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 with the announcement of awards for the Juror’s Pick and Honorable Mention.
Field Trips/Group Tours
For a fun, engaging and creatively stimulating experience, schedule your next group tour at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, one of only eight major cultural institutions located in Broward County. The Center offers critically acclaimed international and regional contemporary fine arts programming. Our exhibitions include diverse themes, featuring art in every medium from painting and sculpture to film, digital animation, photography, installation, and other mixed media. Experience accessible, cutting-edge contemporary art programs that delight and stimulate visitors of all ages. Bring your group or class in for an interactive experience.
BBX Capital Foundation Supports the Broadway Actors Summer Arts Camp
As part of its continued support of the community and the arts, BBX Capital Foundation provided a $3,500 check to the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood to support the organization’s 2018 Summer Arts Camp and its Broadway Actors
12th Annual - The Galleria’s South Florida Ford Men of Style
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, 6-9 pm
You are invited to attend The Galleria’s South Florida Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand and Orchard Supply Hardware. This special evening of food, fashion and fun recognizes 12 of Broward’s leading men as honorees, each representing a participating charity. The Art and Culture Center’s honoree for 2018 is John Passalacqua.
Friday, October 5, 2018, 5:30 - 7 pm
Join us for a themed Biennial happy hour to bring artists and audiences together. The Center teams up with Spf’18 Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale for Zines for a zine workshop with Kim Heise during Culture Hour. Participants will create a page of the Pine Rockland Zine, the nature-themed publication that supports conservation of South Florida’s most endangered habitat.
Come celebrate the arts!
Easel on Fire - Art Show Reception
Thursday, September 27, 2018 From 6 - 8 pm
Presented By Memorial Regional Hospital, Rebel’s Drop-In Center
and Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
Artwork displayed was created by participants at Memorial Regional Hospital’s Rebel’s Drop-In Center. Rebel’s provides social support, advocacy and peer counseling to individuals recovering from mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Also included in this show is artwork from Community Services participants.
Stage Kids - Encore!
Sept. 20 - Dec. 15, 2018
Ages 12 – 18
Thursday, 6 – 8 pm
Note: Audition required for Stage Kids ─ Encore!
Auditions: (by appointment only)
Tuesday, Sept. 11 or Thursday, Sept. 13
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. Students will be performing a medley of Broadway’s Tony award-winning show Hamilton as well as other musical selections. Each session ends in a show-stopping performance for family and friends.
Arts Aspire Programs - School Year Session
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.
Sept. 18 - Dec. 15, 2018
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.
Oct. 10 - Dec. 15, 2018
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.
Beginner and Intermediate Classes Available
Lessons by appointment for Children, Teens, and Adults
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.