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
2019 Exposed Exhibition + Fundraiser
January 18 - February 22, 2019
Exposed turns art patrons into art buyers during a fun and exciting night in which every ticket holder goes home with an artwork. 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.
Let’s GO Hollywood!
Special Election - March 12, 2019
A “YES” vote on the Let’s Go Hollywood General Obligation Bond Supports New Cultural Facilities at the Center
Through a successful GO-Bond Referendum, the City of Hollywood, in collaboration with the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, will expand the Center’s campus by constructing new education, gallery and performance spaces adjacent to the historic, city-owned Kagey Home facility, located at 1650 Harrison Street. These facilities, which will be built and owned by the City of Hollywood, will enable the Center to further serve the community with new and innovative programs in the visual and performing arts.
Frimaire is the Color of Adolescent Sunset
March 15 - May 19, 2019
Frimaire is the Color of Adolescent Sunset is a series of site-specific installations of both local and national artists and educators who explore discoveries between experimentation and academic practice with lighting, sets, sculpture, and performance. The playfulness of the title is based on the immersive light and sound installations of Boston-based artist, Jane Cassidy.
Nearly $20,000 raised at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood’s Annual Glam Goes Surreal fundraiser
The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood held its 11th annual Glam Goes Surreal fundraiser with nearly 200 people attending the soiree. The fundraiser, held on Saturday, February 2, 2019, raised nearly $20,000 for the Center’s arts program.
Hidden Color: Christian Feneck
Friday, January 18 - Friday, February 22, 2019
While walking through distinctly delineated color zones, inhabitants of Christian Feneck’s installation, Hidden Color, are meant to experience gradations that change and redefine our discernment of space.
22nd Annual Cuisine for Art Fundraiser Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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.
Stage Kids - Encore!
Thurs., Jan. 31 - Sat., May 4, 2019
Ages 12 – 18
Thursday, 6 – 8 pm
Note: Audition required for Stage Kids ─ Encore!
Session 2 Auditions: (by appointment only)
Thursday, January 17, 2019
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.
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.
Tues., January 29 - Sat., May 4, 2019
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.
Wed., March 6 - Sat., May 4, 2019
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.