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Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County

  • Presented By: History Fort Lauderdale
  • Dates: June 1, 2019 - June 29, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • 231 SW 2nd Avenue
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • 954-463-4431
  • Price: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.
Details

Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with “Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,” a fine art and historical retrospective produced in conjunction with Island Syndicate, on display at History Fort Lauderdale.

The exhibit traces the Caribbean community's roots through a variety of fine art mediums, historical news clippings, archival photos, memorabilia and artifacts colorfully displaying the diverse influence of island culture on the vibrant fabric of Fort Lauderdale. Works featured include Paul Campbell’s (Jamaica) Fervent Hope and pieces from Karl 'Jerry' Craig (Jamaica), and photographer Silvi Lizama (Cuba). The installation will also include a storytelling aspect of the shared Caribbean communities’ history via personal memories and mementos allowing for an immersive foray into local Caribbean-American culture.

Admission is free with general museum admission. Open Monday-Friday from noon - 4 PM and Saturday-Sunday from 9:30 AM - 4 PM. For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org.