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Outside event at Sailboat Bend Artists LoftsBroward Cultural Division is instrumental in supporting and informing the public about world-class arts and cultural facilities and quality events that enhance Broward’s lifestyle and the state of Florida. Broward County has more than 1.8 million residents, 10.3 million visitors (2.1 million of those are international), 10,000 artists, 6,523 arts-related businesses employing 23,497 people, 575 not-for-profit cultural organizations and 31 municipalities are beneficiaries of the services, technical an marketing assistance and grant funds through Broward Cultural Division.

Upcoming Workshops and Events 2014

Broward 100 Call to Artists Workshops: April 22nd or April 24th, 2014Broward 100 Mural Project
Call to Artists Workshops 

Thursday, April 24, 2014 • 5-6 p.m.
West Regional Library
Computer Center
8601 W. Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33324

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Broward artists interested in applying for the Call to Artists for the Broward 100 Mural Project in Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community are encouraged to attend one of two workshops on how to submit an electronic application in response to this Call to Artists. The workshops will provide an overview of the Call to Artists, guide artists through the on-line application process and answer individual questions.



Creative Investment Program Application Workshop for Artists - Tuesday, April 29, 2014,  5:30 PMCreative Investment Program Application Workshop for Artists 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 • 5:30 p.m.
Broward County Main Library
Cybrary, 7th Floor
100 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Broward Cultural Division invites interested participants from the community to the Creative Investment Program for Artists workshop. The purpose of the Creative Investment Program is to assist eligible Broward-based, practicing professional artists to fund small, but complete, Broward County cultural projects for which applicants have not received funding through any other Cultural Division program. The project must be an exhibition, a performance or other arts activity.

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Creative Investment Program Application Workshop for Artists - Tuesday, April 29, 2014,  5:30 PMCreative Investment Program Application Workshop for 
Not for Profit Organizations 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • 5:30 p.m.
Broward County Main Library
Cybrary, 7th Floor
100 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Broward Cultural Division invites interested participants from the community to a workshop for the Creative Investment Program for Not for Profit Organizations. The purpose of the Creative Investment Program is to assist eligible Broward County, not-for-profit cultural organizations, with annual operating revenues of less than $100,000, to fund small cultural projects for which applicants have not received funding through any other Cultural Division Program.

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Creative Investment Program Application Workshop for Artists - Tuesday, April 29, 2014,  5:30 PMArtist's Talk | Dawn Roe
Artist-in-Residence
 

Friday, May 2, 2014 • 6 p.m.
Studio Henning Haupt
823 N.E. 4th Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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You are invited to a free artistic conversation with Artist-in-Residence Dawn Roe, who is commissioned to document the expansion of the south runway and Terminal 3 at Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport. Roe will discuss her approach to the project by previewing works-in-progress, as well as sharing a selection of her past works.

This event is presented by Broward Cultural Division's Public Art and Design Program in conjunction with the Broward County Aviation Department. Henning Haupt, a 2013 South Florida Cultural Consortium fellow, will host the talk in his studio.

Read more about Dawn Roe's residency.



Creative and Cultural Industries Syposium - May 9th 2014.A Creative and Cultural Industries Symposium

The Future of the Latin American, Caribbean and South Florida Economies
The Orange Economy: An Infinite Opportunity

Friday, May 9, 2014 • 9 a.m.
NSU's Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale

Horvitz Auditorium
One E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Experience a presentation and panel discussion on the recent report, The Orange Economy: An Infinite Opportunity (2013). The session will explore the importance of the Latin American and the Caribbean’s creative industries and cultural economy, the implications for the present and near future, and their relationships to the economy of South Florida.

The Report

The Panel

  • Robert Albro - Associate Research Professor at the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (American University)
  • Felipe Buitrago Restrepo - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Cultural Center, Cultural and Creative Economy Lab
  • Eric Hershberg - Director of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and Professor of Government (American University)
  • Andrew Taylor - Assistant Professor in the Arts Management Program (American University)
  • Ximena Varela - Associate Professor in the Department of Performing Arts (American University)
  • George Yúdice - Miami Observatory on Communication and Creative Industries (University of Miami)

The panel will discuss the importance of this report’s new data, the impact on this international region’s economy as a whole and on the contribution of creativity as a key element of economic and social development.

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2014 Arts Education Convening: Policy, Equity and Action | May 142014 Arts Education Convening 

Arts Education Policy, Equity and Action

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • 2-5 p.m.
ArtServe - Auditorium
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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On Wednesday, May 14, the Broward Cultural Division will host two back-to-back regional convenings for Arts Education. These gatherings are designed to generate ideas and action beyond what a single individual is able to imagine or achieve on their own. The convenings will bring together stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and organizations, representing a range of perspectives.

All young people deserve access to arts and culture, whether in school or out of school. High quality arts education can play a critical role in the achievement of educational and socioeconomic objectives. Arts education approaches such as standards-based, arts integration and teaching artists programs are very powerful tools that can work collaboratively to ensure and maximize impact and equitable access.

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2014 Arts Education Convening: Cultivating South Florida's Dance Community | May 142014 Arts Education Convening 

Cultivating South Florida's Dance Community

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • 5:30-8 p.m.
ArtServe - Auditorium
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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On Wednesday, May 14, the Broward Cultural Division will host two back-to-back regional convenings for Arts Education. These gatherings are designed to generate ideas and action beyond what a single individual is able to imagine or achieve on their own. The convenings will bring together stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and organizations, representing a range of perspectives.

This will be an invigorating forum to bring more attention to the discipline of dance, an art often left out of the spotlight. It’s a rare opportunity for the artists, educators, dance companies, businesses, organizations, and the public to inform policymakers on issues, needs, and concerns specific to the field of dance. The event will include a workshop, panel discussion and modern dance performance by the talented dance students from Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach.

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The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI)

June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014
Saturday, June 7, 2014 •  9 a.m. 

ArtServe • 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. • Fort Lauderdale

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AEI is an artist-focused course of study designed to assist individual artists of all disciplines (visual, musicians, writers, media, theater, performing arts) by cultivating and advancing their business skills.

The AEI course covers all aspects of developing an artistic business, and helps musicians and artists identify and develop their personal brand, develop strategies for communicating with their target market, raise capital and identify a variety of tools for protecting their work legally. 

Presented on consecutive Saturdays in June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 at ArtServe, Inc., 1350 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.

  • The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) will be offered as a series of 18 classes convening over three full-day trainings (9 a.m. - 6 p.m.), on June 7 -21, 2014 with a "Business Plan Clinic" on June 28, 2014 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.).

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Presented by the Broward Cultural Division, ArtServe, Inc., and the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC), Cleveland, OH.  ArtServe, Inc., 1350 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.