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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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  • "International quality exhibition on Frank Stella"

    Reviewed 16 November 2017

    I visit the Museum when I am in Fort Lauderdale, being careful to check up on what exhibitions are on. Wisely I did so, or I might have gone last week and been disappointed as their current...

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  • "Not MoMA but a must see in when in South Florida"

    Reviewed 15 November 2017

    To this ex new Yorker, the NSU Art Museum feels much like a very large gallery rather than a museum. So, definitely not an all day affair, but delightful nonetheless. At the time of this review...

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  • "Frank Stella retrospective"

    Reviewed 13 November 2017

    This is a must see, the museum is fantastic. The perfect place to see an exhibit. Mr. Stella made the museum even more beautiful. What a collection.

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Address: One East Las Olas Blvd.   Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-525-5500

Open Daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with extended hours on Thursdays until 7 p.m. Sundays 12-5 p.m. CLOSED MONDAYS