General

Receive $4.00 off an adult admission for up to 4 people with the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Coupon on this page.

Founded in 1958, NSU Art Museum is a premier destination for exhibitions and programs encompassing all facets of civilization’s visual history.

The Museum is located midway between Miami and Palm Beach in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S. Its distinctive modernist building, which opened in 1986 was designed by the renowned architect Edward Larrabee Barnes and is a dynamic cultural hub in Fort Lauderdale’s Arts and Entertainment District. The Museum is a short walk to the shops, restaurants and galleries of vibrant Las Olas Boulevard as well as to the picturesque Riverwalk waterfront promenade.

NSU Art Museum’s 83,000 square-foot building contains 25,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 256-seat auditorium, Museum Store and Cafe. Art classes for adults, children and teens are offered throughout the year.

The Museum’s international exhibition program, which aims to challenge viewers’ perceptions of the world around them, is overseen by its visionary Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater, who joined the Museum in 2013.

NSU Art Museum’s celebrated permanent collection contains more than 6,000 works. Among its highlights is the country’s largest collection of 19th and early 20th century paintings and drawings by the American realist William Glackens, the most extensive holding in the U.S. of works by post-World War II, avant-garde CoBrA artists from Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, and extensive holdings of works by leading Latin American artists.

In 2008, the Museum became part of Nova Southeastern University, one of the largest private research universities in the United States.

For more information about the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, its café and exhibition and program calendar, click this link: Events

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  • "Lackluster "

    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    Potential but overall a lackluster experience. Decent exhibits but really small so do not anticipate spending a lot of time here. Two floors of exhibits. The Kiefer Collection was captivating and...

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  • "Worth the visit!"

    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    This museum is a good option to know more about Fort Lauderdale. There are quite a few exhibitions, most of them highly interesting. Moreover, people working there is very polite and the building is...

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  • "All depends on the current exhibit."

    Reviewed 03 April 2017

    NSU Art Museum is fine for what it is, which is basically a gallery for traveling exhibits. The permanent collection is mostly modern art, nothing too remarkable or memorable. We were fortune to...

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Phone: 954-525-5500

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