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Martin Z. Margulies: A Life as a Collector

Martin Z. Margulies is one of the world’s leading collectors. He is also one of the most-prominent figures in Miami’s art world. Internationally renowned, The Margulies Collection at The Warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami includes contemporary and vintage photography, video, sculpture, and installation.

Enjoy this insightful lecture. $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Please RSVP to Adrienne Chadwick at achadwhick@moafl.org

The Art of Wine and Food Series: “Wines That Go Both Ways: Which Wines Can Pair with Everything from Salmon to Steak Tartare? Learn Which Characteristics Make Wine Versatile!”

This monthly series will be hosted by Stephanie Miskew, certified sommelier and wine educator. The guest chef of the month will pair perfect flavors with these fine wines making our tastings the talk of the town. Cost is $40 per person. Reservations are required and seating is limited. To RSVP, contact Gail Vilone 954-262-0249 or gvilone@moafl.org

Lecture: The Spirit of Cobra

Dutch Art Historian/International Cobra Curator Brenda Zwart will discuss the Spirit of Cobra exhibition. The Golda and Meyer Marks Collection at Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale is home to one of the largest Cobra collections in America. Learn more about this avant-garde, post-World War II art movement that is filled with vibrant color, expressive movement and inspiring collaboration.

Girl Scouts Workshop

Five art workshops will be offered both on November 9 and April 5. Each workshop will complete the requirements for the activity and will include all art supplies, as well as a tour of the historic house and art collections.

Times vary depending on Scout levels

For questions or inquiries contact Education Department: Tel: 954-703-2606 or Fax: 954-653-1535.
Email: indaschaller@bonnethouse.org

Opening Party for Spirit of Cobra

Spirit of Cobra is organized by the Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale with Guest Curator Brenda Zwart and Cobra Museum Artistic Director Katja Weitering. $15 – museum members; $25 – non-members. Reservations are required. To RSVP and for more information, contact Camile Moseley at camile.moseley@moafl.org or 954-262-0296.

Film Series: The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa tells the epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and the Second World War. In a journey through seven countries, the film takes the audience into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe. The Rape of Europa begins and ends with the story of artist Gustav Klimt’s famed Gold Portrait, stolen from Viennese Jews in 1938, and now the most expensive painting ever sold. Joan Allen narrates this breathtaking chronicle about the battle over the very survival of centuries of Western culture. 117 minutes. $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Please RSVP to Kelly Medlin kmedlin@moafl.org or (954) 262-0227.

Film Series: Frida

Frida chronicles the life of Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband, to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary. 123 minutes, rated R. $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Please RSVP to Kelly Medlin at kmedlin@moafl.org or (954) 262-0227.

Lecture: Sugar Skulls and Skeletons: Understanding the Mexican Day of the Dead

Dr. Barbara Brodman, professor of Latin American & Caribbean/International Studies at Nova Southeastern University, will lead this lecture to provide an understanding the Mexican Day of the Dead. Dr. Brodman holds graduate degrees in Hispanic Languages and Literature, Latin American Studies, and International Business, and has published a variety of scholarly works that deal with global cultures and affairs. Dr. Brodman is founder and president of the Global Awareness Institute, an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the world’s rainforests through sustainable development. For many years, she sat on the board of the Inter-American Center for Human Rights, and served a variety of humanitarian organizations as a trained international election observer and human rights observer. A scholar, humanitarian, and adventurer, Dr. Brodman has knowledge of world cultures and global affairs, and her hands-on approach to acquiring it enthralls and inspires the many students and non-students to whom she lectures regularly. $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Please RSVP to Adrienne Chadwick at achadwick@moafl.org or (954) 262-0241.

Family Day: Dia De Los Muertos

Join Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale for the official kickoff to Fort Lauderdale’s 4th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration. You will better understand the Mexican Day of the Dead with the lecture Sugar Skulls and Skeletons by Dr. Barbara Brodman, professor of Latin American & Caribbean/International Studies at Nova Southeastern University, at 1 p.m. View the film Frida at 3 p.m. Puppet Network’s teaching artists will engage families in an exciting Miniature Parade Float and Day of the Dead paper figurine workshop from 2–6 p.m. The traditional Skeleton Processional will line up in Huizenga Park across the street from the Museum of Art at 6 p.m. and begin marching west at 6:15 p.m., crossing the Riverfront and ending at the Revolution Live Entertainment Complex. Mariachi, giant puppets, costumed revelers and miniature floats all bring together – a memory for the dead and a party for the living! $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Please RSVP to Adrienne Chadwick at achadwick@moafl.org or (954) 262-0241.

Museum Exhibitions

Home to a permanent collection of more than 6,000 works, Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale collections include significant pieces by the American painter William Glackens, by the artists of the Northern European CoBrA Movement and by contemporary Cuban artists. There’s also always something new and different at the Museum. Exhibitions span time and genre – from the recent Warhol and Cars: American Icons to its current Wari: Pre-Inca Lords of Peru and Foto Fort Lauderdale, an exciting new series of high-caliber photographic exhibitions that give photography a permanent, year-round home at the Museum.

Open Daily 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Extended Hours Thursdays until 8:00 PM
Sundays Noon – 5:00 PM
Closed Mondays

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