Art Museum Events in Fort Lauderdale

NSU Art Museum is part of Nova Southeastern University. Located at One East Las Olas Boulevard, they always have unique and fun events going on, plus, GREAT COLLECTIONS OF ART!

SU Art Museum’s permanent collection contains more than 7,000 works, including the most celebrated and largest holdings in America by the post-war, avant-garde European Cobra artists, and the largest collection anywhere of works and archival materials by American painter William J. Glackens and his circle, including John Sloan, George Bellows, Maurice Prendergast, and Glackens’ wife Edith Dimock.

The museum recently received a significant promised gift of 100 works from the highly regarded contemporary art collection of David Horvitz and Francie Bishop Good. With an emphasis on the work of multi-cultural and women artists, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary art and includes numerous pivotal works in the artists’ careers. Among the artists represented are: Cecily Brown, Tracey Emin, Teresita Fernández, Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger, Ana Mendieta, Catherine Opie, Cindy Sherman, Amy Sillman, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Mickalene Thomas, and Kara Walker.

Free First Thursdays Starry Nights presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 4 – 8 pm.


  • 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer
  • light bites in the Museum Café
  • free admission to exhibitions
  • hands-on art projects for all ages
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