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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is a premier destination for exhibitions and programs encompassing all facets of civilization’s visual history. The museum is located in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s arts and entertainment district, one of the fastest growing regions in the U.S. The Art Museum’s distinctive 83,000 square-foot modernist building opened in 1986, and was designed by renowned architect Edward Larrabee Barnes. It contains over 25,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 256-seat auditorium, museum store and cafe. Among the highlights of its celebrated 6,000-work permanent collection is the largest collection of paintings and drawings by American realist William Glackens, the largest collection in the United States of post-World War II avant-garde Cobra artists of Brussels, Copenhagen and Amsterdam, and an extensive collection of Latin American and Cuban art. The museum’s research centers include the William J. Glackens Research Collection and Study Center and the Goodman Study Center for Latin American Art.
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  • Miles to Broward Convention Center: 15
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  • Driving Directions: From I-95 exit at Broward Blvd. East and go 1 1/2 miles to Andrews Avenue. Make a Right-(South). The Museum is located on the corner of Andrews Avenue and Las Olas Blvd.
Events
  • Annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman Lecture on Latin American Art

    Sep 23 - 24, 2017 NSU ART MUSEUM FORT LAUDERDALE
    1 East Las Olas Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    954-262-0258
    Anthropologist and curator Manuel Jordán, Ph.D. has conducted extensive fieldwork during journeys to Africa with artist José Bedia. In sharing stories...
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  • Free First Thursdays Starry Nights

    Aug 4, 2016 - Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday NSU ART MUSEUM FORT LAUDERDALE
    One E. Las Olas Blvd.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    954-262-0258
    Free First Thursdays Starry Nights Presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 4 – 8 p.m. Enjoy:...
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  • Micro Mini Muse

    Aug 4, 2016 - Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday NSU ART MUSEUM FORT LAUDERDALE
    One E. Las Olas Blvd.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    954-262-0258
    Micro Mini Muse is a monthly drop-in art program for children ages 3 -5 featuring interactive art projects and child friendly exhibition tours. The...
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Offers

2-for-1 at the NSU Art Museum

May 1 - Oct 15, 2017 (954) 525-5500 2-for-1 general admission. Tues-Sat 11am - 5pm, 1st Thurs of month until 8pm, Sun 12-5pm. Closed Mon. $12 adults, $8 seniors and military, $5 students 13-18, free children 12 & under. Not valid for special events. Details
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