Fort Lauderdale Arts

Fort Lauderdale Arts

Fort Lauderdale Arts are anchored by Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Hard Rock Live concert venue and Miramar Cultural Center. They are complimented by ample history museums and a highly regarded regional theatre.

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
DESCRIPTION: Opened in 1986, this museum led the renaissance of downtown; in 2003, the museum inaugurated its Studio School offering courses in painting, drawing, design, and other disciplines taught by professional artists; An active performing arts program, including Inside Out as its resident theater company, is scheduled in the Museum’s 256-seat Horvitz Auditorium; the complex includes a permanent African art collection
ADMISSION: Adults $10, Seniors and Students w/ID $7, ages 5 and under enter FREE
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 11a-5p, Sun Noon-5p
ADDRESS: 501 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL MAP
PARKING: City Park Garage on SE 1st Ave across from Broward County Library
PHONE: 954-525-5500

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
DESCRIPTION: Opened in 1991 on 5 acres, it features a magnificent 2,700-seat Au Rene Theater and the intimate 590-seat Amaturo Theater; collectively, the venues present Broadway musicals, comedy, dance, ballet, pop music, R&B, classical and opera performances year round; BCPA is convenient located near other downtown attractions and restaurants
ADDRESS: 201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL MAP
PARKING: garage nearby
PHONE: 954-462-0222

Fort Lauderdale Historical Museum
DESCRIPTION: Located in the city’s first hotel on the banks of the new river, the museum’s permanent collection and changing exhibits depict the development of Fort Lauderdale; did you know the city of Fort Lauderdale is named for a fort built during the Second Seminole War on the banks of the New River; admission includes a self-guided tour of the 1905 New River Inn, the first building in Broward County to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places AND A guided tour of the 1907 King-Cromartie House, a pioneer house museum, and the 1899 Replica School House.
ADMISSION: adults $10, students w/ID $5, age 6 and under FREE
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sun Noon-4p; Docent-led tours begin at 1p, 2p and 3p
ADDRESS: 231 SW 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL MAP
PARKING: nearby garages
PHONE: 954-463-4431

Parker Playhouse
DESCRIPTION: Opened in 1967, this neo-classical venue is managed now by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts; it features a 1,167-seat fully equipped theater to host concerts, repertory plays and special events to big for Amaturo Theater, but too small for Au Rene Theater
ADDRESS: 707 NE 8th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL MAP
PARKING: paid lots nearby
PHONE: box office 954-462-0222

Miniaci Performing Arts Center
DESCRIPTION: This 500-seat theater is part of the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center on the Nova Southeastern University campus; its strong suit is hosting family and community events
ADDRESS: 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL MAP
PARKING: on premises
PHONE: 954-462-0222

Hard Rock Live
DESCRIPTION: This performing concert venue inside Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino attracts national and international acts of all music genres; check their website event calendar before booking your hotel room
ADDRESS: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL MAP
PARKING: on premises
PHONE: 866-502-7529

Miramar Cultural Center & Artspark
DESCRIPTION: This multi-purpose performing arts complex contains an 800-seat theater, two art galleries and a botanical garden. Much of its programming reflects diverse mixture of African American and West Indian cultures, with a keen eye towards reflecting the best features of progressive 21st Century city. It hosts touring Broadway shows, national concert artists, dance troupes, repertory theatre, Christmas-themed, top-notch Jazz concerts and major art exhibits. It even hosted a reception in honor of Nelson Mandela.
ADDRESS: 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL MAP
PARKING: garage on premises
PHONE: 954-602-4500

Lauderhill Performing Arts Center
DESCRIPTION: Located in Central Broward Regional Park, this $11.6 million venue is LEED Silver-certified. A multi-purpose performing arts complex, it features a 1,143-seat auditorium with Proscenium Stage and a state-of-the-art slight & sound system. It hosts touring Broadway shows, national concert artists, dance troupes, literature readings, Jazz concerts and major art exhibits. Boyz II Men recently performed here.
PHONE: Box Office 954-777-2055
ADDRESS: 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL
PARKING: on premises


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