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Frimaire is the Color of Adolescent Sunset is a series of site-specific installations by local and national artists and educators who explore discoveries between experimentation and academic practice with lighting, sets, sculpture, and
performance. Jane Cassidy, Laura Gomez Bustamante, Peter Symons, and Justin Long are contributing artists.
When inanimate objects reflect cultural concerns, historical narratives, and playful humor, it becomes clear that artists project their impressions of history into figurative works to better understand contemporary society. The sculptures, puppets, and installations in Personify engage new audiences and ask for participation. Art-making activities will be available for gallery visitors and tour groups in an immersive installation by Jim Hammond, marionettes will be on view and engaged with for the opening of Pablo Cano’s work, and an installation about the life and inventions of Nikola Tesla by Jeanne Jaffe will hang delicately from the Immersive Gallery ceiling.
We would like to share our excitement and gratitude following Tuesday’s Special Election, in which residents in the City of Hollywood approved all three items on the Let’s Go Hollywood Ballot Referendum. As a result of this vote, the City has allocated funds through the Parks, Open Space, Recreational and Cultural Facilities category to expand educational, performance and gallery spaces at our city-owned campus at 1650 Harrison Street.
Join us for the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood’s 22nd Annual Cuisine for Art fundraiser, which will take place in the newly constructed Event Center at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
This fundraiser features elected officials and community leaders serving as Celebrity Waiters during an exciting and entertaining evening. Guests enjoy complimentary wine, beer, vodka cocktails, a three-course dinner, live entertainment, and awards presentation.
Join our Stage Kids, Stage Kids Encore, ARTastic Collaborations, and private lesson students as they take the stage in our Session 2 Showcase! Students will perform musical numbers from The Greatest Showman and Circus Circus as well as today’s favorite hits.
Each school is creating a collaborative art piece by the young artists that will be displayed in the Early Voices exhibition in the Center’s Student Gallery. This year’s theme is kindness and the schools were invited to interpret the theme how they felt most inspired. Each group created a piece involving all students in the class using a variety of art-making materials. Literacy was included as a component of the creative process and books that encompassed the theme of kindness and creativity were shared with the schools.
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
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.
As the third oldest arts nonprofit in Broward County, the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood has impacted hundreds of thousands of people through its innovative, high-quality programming in the visual and performing arts.
In 2018, we will continue to reach new milestones and build on our history. To do this, we ask you to show your support by making a tax-deductible contribution to the Center.