The Complete Calendar to Broward and Palm Beach Arts for 2009-2010


9 Muses Art Center

7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-746-2055.

Daily: Created to give those suffering from psychological disorders a creative outlet and an artistic road to recovery, 9 Muses features the work of local artists coping with mental illness.

Armory Art Center

1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. Call 561-832-1776, or visit

October 9-28: Drink Up! -- Ceramic Cup Invitational: Displays drinking cups, made by local and national ceramic artists, that are both utilitarian and artistically inspired.

October 9-28: Women in the Visual Arts: "Artistic Visions: On, Over, Off the Edge of Our World"

October 9-28: "Vanishing Florida": Photographers call attention to the Florida features that we know and love and that are also disappearing. Artists explore "Vanishing Florida" through textures, symbols, color, and more.

November 6-28: Visiting Master Artist Exhibition: Features works by various Armory Visiting Masters such as Phillippe Faraut, Simon Kogan, Jason Briggs, Tom Bartel, Tom Hopkins, and Louisa McElwain.

January 15-February 26: Larry Leach Solo Exhibition: Landscape painter Leach.

March 27-28: Second Annual Armory Art Festival

March 3-16: Mad Hatter's Tea Pot Exhibition: Handmade teapots from local and national artists.

Art and Culture of Hollywood

1650 Harrison St., Hollywood. Call 954-921-3274, or visit

November 14-January 10: "Time + Temp: Surveying the Shifting Climate of Painting in South Florida": Work by a selection of South Florida artists who incorporate aspects of painting into their practice.

December 12-January 17: "David Almeida: Natural Selection": Works resulting from the artist's exploration of ideas of artificiality and replication and how these concepts are a reflection of contemporary culture.

January 23-February 19: "Balbone Martinez: Site Specific Installation": The work is based on recycling trash and found imagery.

January 23-February 19: "Doug Crocco: Entropy": Crocco addresses belief systems and American values in a time of uncertainty. His themes include fear, apprehension, hope, and individualism.

February 27-May 23: "Adler Guerrier": Miami-based contemporary artist Guerrier will display works inspired by the geography, politics, and history of Hollywood, Florida, and nearby areas.

March 27-April 25: "Farley Aguilar: Ulf": First solo exhibition for Aguilar that features work inspired by a imaginary character the artist refers to as "Ulf."

May 1-30: "Michelle Weinberg": Floor coverings and room dividers.

Art Expressions Gallery

1438 N.E. 26th St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-527-7700, or visit

November 3-20: "Abstractions": Artworks in a nonrepresentational form.November 24-January 1: "Small Works"

January 9-29: "Pop Art Exhibition"

February 6-26: Fire and Clay Exhibition

March 6-26: "Aperture 8": Third Annual Photography Exhibition

Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery

4566 N. University Dr., Lauderhill. Call 954-748-0181, or visit

Through October 10: "Off the Needle": Local tattoo artists exhibit paintings, sculptures, and illustrations.

October 17: "Candy Apples and Razor Blades": A Halloween-inspired art group show. November 22: "Small Stuff 3": Small artworks priced for gift-giving.

January 16-February 27: Art show featuring works by Danielle Estefan, Natali Martinez, and Tatiana Suarez.

April 24-June 12: "Le Iconique: Terribly Odd Solo Show"

Boca Raton Museum of Art

501 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, Boca Raton. Call 561-392-2500, or visit

Daily: "European Painting and Sculpture," 1775-1945: Areas of interst are French painting of the turn of the 20th Century from Barizon paintings to Fauvist works by Maurice Vlaminck.

Daily: "American Art": Features 20th-century works in regionalism, social realism, and the development of modernism by masters such as Maurice Prendergast, William Glackens, Guy Pene Du Bois, and Charles Demuth. Also includes contemporary works by prominent artists during the 1970s-90s such as Stephen Greene, Stanley Boxer, and Nancy Graves.

Daily: "Modern and Contemporary Art": Broad range of works from the 1960s through the '90s from op art by Julian Stanczak and Bridget Riley to pop art by Tom Wesselmann, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Roy Lichtenstein to post-painterly abstraction and color field painting.Daily: "Photography": More than 1,500 images represent a textbook of 19th- and 20th-century photography and range from documentary to conceptual.

Through November 8: "Gary T. Erbe: Forty Year Retrospective": Features works by the self-taught New Jersey artist who is known for his realistic style of painting and depictions of '50s, '60s, and '70s pop culture.

Through November 8: "Clyde Butcher: Wilderness Visions": Features beautiful black-and-white photographs of the nature and ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest, Utah, Colorado, and Florida.

November 17-January 10: "An Unfinished Conversation: Collecting Enrique Martinez Celaya": Features 19 works dated between 2001 and 2007 that explore themes of memory, witness, voyage, exile, isolation, loneliness, and coming of age.

November 17-May 2: "Why Tribal? African, Oceanic Meso-American Treasures": Exhibit features about 40 works inspired by tribal sculpture, many of which have never been seen by the public.

January 20-April 11: "The Magical World of M.C. Escher": A staple in college dorms across America, M.C. Escher's puzzle aesthetic and geometric approach have made him a household name. This exhibit will feature more than 140 rare original works such as drawings, watercolors, prints, wood blocks, studio furniture, tool cabinet, and memorabilia.

January 20-April 11: "Mary Cassatt: Works on Paper": Features 41 major drawings and prints of the popular impressionist artist.

April 20-June 13: "Remembering Stanley Boxer": Retrospective includes 50 paintings and 13 sculptures by the abstract artist.

April 20-June 13: "Elvis at 21": Includes 40 large-format photographs by Alfred Wertheimer, who was asked to shoot the rising star. Wertheimer traveled with Elvis, capturing intimate and personal moments before the "Hillbilly Cat" became the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

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