FORT LAUDER-DALE, FL – History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will honor the contributions and creativity of our African American community during Black History Month. The nonprofit organization will present a visual art show and sale by students from Dillard Center for the Arts from February 4 – 28.
“History Fort Lauderdale is pleased to spotlight the creativity, innovation and storytelling of the emerging young African American artists at Dillard Center for the Arts during Black History Month,” said Patricia Zeiler, executive director of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. “We invite visitors of all ages to glimpse the world through their eyes and to further explore the significant multidisciplinary contributions of our African American community year-round via our exhibits and special programs.”
The month-long exhibit of visual arts media from the talented advanced placement art students at Dillard Center for the Arts, co-curated by Celestin Joseph, instructor at Dillard Center for the Arts, will highlight the cultural diversity of African Americans who contributed to, and are still impacting, the vibrant fabric of Fort Lauderdale.
Entry to the show and sale is free with general admission – $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.
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