art appeal

It takes an individual with imagination to appreciate the unique sounds, to visualize color behind style, and to explore the evolution of art. Creativity without the commercial end is what Underground Lauderdale is about...simply the real deal!

Hip neighborhoods include FATVillage, F.A.T. is trendy. F.A.T. is cool. F.A.T. is growing. And by F.A.T., we mean Flagler Arts & Technology Village in downtown Fort Lauderdale - a new neighborhood that's seriously amping up the area's cool factor. Bordered by the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District, home to the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and Broward Center for the Performing Arts. F.A.T. is a section of downtown Fort Lauderdale built in the 1950s of industrial warehouses that's fast becoming a magnet for emerging artists, galleries, performers, fashion and film. Click here for FATVillage map.

And if you’re looking to add creativity to the mix, a walk through The Downtown Hollywood Mural Project is a must with 20+ curated outdoor contemporary art murals by national & international recognized artists. For film lovers the newly unique Cinema Paradiso theater features independent films to various locations, not to mention you will notice filming crews quite often in Hollywood. 

art fort lauderdale Art Fort Lauderdale: a 4-day curated art fair that transports attendees on a journey along the famed Intracoastal waterways via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant multimillion dollar waterfront properties that feature emerging artists exhibiting various styles and methods of art that reflect the past, the present and the future.. This destination art fair seeks to highlight the uniqueness of the city and put Fort Lauderdale on the art world map as a premiere location to view, interact with and purchase art along with giving art aficionados, residents and visitors a cultural experience that is memorable, interactive and engaging.

 

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art walks

Year-round sunshine and warmth means monthly art walks! 

LAS OLAS
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
An experiential, energetic event each third Thursday monthly from 6-10pm on Las Olas Boulevard. This reoccurring activity is a new and unique way to ignite interest and introduce the community to Las Olas Boulevard and downtown Fort Lauderdale's cultural & arts scene.

DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD
Event is held 7-10pm on 3rd Saturday of each month.  Enjoy an enchanted evening strolling quaint, tree-lined sidewalks while being serenaded by the sounds of a jazz saxophone, or the soft strings of a violin or harp. Take a moment to look over the shoulder of an artist painting and visit the art galleries and businesses showcasing local, regional and international artwork. Now featuring FREE guided walking tours of the award-winning Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, a collection of more than 20 curated outdoor murals by artists that include Kenny Scharf , Tatiana Suarez, Rone, The London Police, Jessy Nite and  Logan Hicks. Meet at 7pm at the Visitor Information Booth at 20th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard.

FAT VILLAGE
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
Click for map Event is held the last Saturday night of each month from 6-10pm. These walks allow visitors to stroll through art galleries, open artist's studios, prop warehouse, and even enjoy a street puppet show or a play in one of two theaters. For updates and specific details please visit www.fatvillage.com.

ISLAND CITY
Wilton Manors
Event is held on the 3rd Friday of each month, 7-10pm, November through April, along the 1.1 mile Wilton Drive, in the Wilton Manors Art and Entertainment District. The official participants include galleries, eclectic stores, cafes, boutiques and upscale restaurants, which will host over 40 local artists. This is a grassroots collaboration bringing culture and business together for the public to enjoy.

EAST VILLAGE UNCORKED
Pompano Beach
Event is held on the 1st Friday of each month, 6-9pm, East Village Uncorked is an art and wine event that features specialty merchants, restaurants, and planned improvements in Pompano Beach. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore flavors from around the world provided by local authentic, internationally inspired restaurants while also enjoying live music. Art by local artists will be on display and there will be free wine tastings by participating merchants.

NORTH BEACH ART WALK
Fort Lauderdale
Event is held on the 1st Saturday of each month, 7-10pm,on 33rd Streets, 32nd Streets and A1A, just north of Oakland Park Boulevard and Ocean Drive in the North Beach Shoppes. Local artists and musicians playing, live painting and displaying on the sidewalks outside restaurants and shops and is anchored by Gallery 101, The Art of Alex, and the 33rd Street Wine Bar.

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