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ART AND CULTURE CENTER OF HOLLYWOOD
1650 Harrison St., Hollywood, FL 33020
Phone 954-921-3274 or 921-3275
FAX 954- 921-3273
Contact Dan Tomberlin, Director
Johnnie Sue Glantz, Board Chairman
Purpose To provide quality educational, visual and performing
Projects Changing art exhibitions of national, international
or regional significance in three galleries; Monthly lectures
on art and the humanities as related to exhibitions; Weekly series
Sunday classical or jazz concerts; Educational workshops, art
demonstrations and symposia as related to art exhibitions; Guided
tours; Gallery talks; Study clubs; Formally organized education
and docent program; Volunteer opportunities through membership
in Friends of the center.
Publications include: exhibition catalogues, brochures and bi-monthly
Facilities Art Reference Library available for use by special
permission; Motion picture library;
Creative Arterie museum store; Art school.
Staff 3 full-time; 5 part-time; 75 volunteers
BUEHLER PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORY BROWARD COLLEGE (Central
3501 S.W. Davie Rd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
Contact Susan Barnett, Director
Purpose To provide Broward County residents and visitors with
guided explorations of the night sky, outer space and astronomy
using state-of-the-art planetarium equipment and techniques.
Projects Family-feature shows for all ages; Public telescope
viewing (weather permitting); Mobile Astronomy Program school
group shows; Astronomy laboratory sessions for college classes;
Science outreach program for schools; and Volunteer opportunities
for students and community members.
Facilities Large dome theater with 40 ft. perforated aluminum
screen, SkySkan fulldome digital planetarium projector, and powerful
stereo sound system; Dome theater with 16 ft. plaster screen
and star projector; Two portable dome theaters with 16 ft. inflatable
vinyl screen and matching star projectors; Detailed 6 ft. geophysical
Staff 8 full-time; 1 part-time
FLAMINGO GARDENS (Museum and Botanical Garden)
c/o FLOYD L. WRAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
3750 Flamingo Rd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33330
Contact Debbie Griffin, Marketing/Development Director
Purpose To protect, maintain and display a living collection
of tropical and subtropical plants; To preserve the South Florida
cultural heritage through scientific, economical, educational
aesthetic research, and to depict and maintain for posterity
the early development of South Florida and the Everglades.
Projects Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary; 1/2 acre free-flight
aviary and in-aviary classroom; Bird of Prey; Everglades Nature
Center; Adult education; Children's hands-on education; Plant
Affair West; Working citrus grove; 1 1/2 mile narrated tram tour
and acclaimed Wray Botanical collection, gift shop, grill, fresh
Staff 27 full-time; 15 part-time; 160 volunteers
FLORIDA CREATIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
P.O. Box 6894, Hollywood, FL 33081-0894
Contact Stephen A. Davis, President
Purpose To offer the community at large, an enriching program
health science and technology updates through the medium of seminars,
science shows and demonstrations, field trips to high technology
companies, colleges/universities and health support agencies.
Projects The Broward Science News (quarterly); Science Seminars
(quarterly); Field trips; Joint programs with Broward Community
College and the Broward County Library; Science programs for
community children. Offer small scholarships to students demonstrating
high achievement in the sciences. CPR and First Aid programs
offered on a periodic basis.
Staff 4 part-time; 10 volunteers
FORT LAUDERDALE HISTORICAL MUSEUM
219 S.W. Second Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Contact Daniel T. Hobby, Director
Purpose To provide research facilities and a museum devoted to
the history of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County.
Staff 4 full-time; 4 part-time; 50 volunteers
GRAVES MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY & NATURAL HISTORY
481 S. Federal Highway, Dania, FL 33004
Contact Kate Yinger
Purpose To facilitate the community's education in the areas
of archaeology and natural history; to carry out research and
to promote conservation of natural and cultural resources.
Projects Exhibits (permanent and temporary); Workshops; Educational
Classes and Camps;
Monthly Lecture Series.
Staff 7 full-time; 50 volunteers
Affiliates The Pyramid Society, Broward County Archaeology Society,
HOLLYWOOD ART MUSEUM
4000 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 120, Hollywood, FL 33021
Contact Herbert Tulk, Director
Collection Bakuba Artifacts from Zaire; Laser Shows, Seminole
Purpose Create an interest in art by promotion, art lectures,
meetings; Promote local artists as well as international exhibitions.
Projects To establish Science Garden Solar Energy Site; Art and
Competition; Art shows, lectures and tours; Videos, tapes, slides.
Over 30 years of support from the community.
Staff 2 full-time; 15 part-time; 20 volunteers
INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME
One Hall of Fame Dr., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Contact Sue Gail, Community Affairs Director
Purpose To enlighten and educate the community through art exhibits
and presentations thereby
enhancing the cultural image of South Florida.
Projects Acquire and rotate museum exhibits; Host art exhibitions;
Keep and update library and archives; Annual honoree induction
ceremonies; film festivals.
Staff 9 full-time; 16 part-time; 35 volunteers
MUSEUM OF ART
One E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-1807
General Information 954-763-6464
Contact Edwin A. Huston, Board President
Kenworth W. Moffett, Director
Purpose To collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the visual
arts. Accredited by the American
Association of Museums.
Collection The Museum of Art holds an impressive Permanent Collection
of over 5,250 works
of art. This includes 20th-Century European and American art
by internationally acclaimed artists; The William Glackens Collection,
the most comprehensive of this American impressionist in the
United States; also the largest collection of post-World War
II Northern European expressionistCoBrA art in the Americas;
and one of the finest imported collections of African and Oceanic,Pre-Columbian,
and Native American art.
Projects Exhibitions of national and international significance
of painting, sculpture, prints and photography drawn from the
permanent collections and loans from museums and private collections.
Regional artists exhibitions include Annual Hortt Competition.
catalogs, member newsletters, brochures, gallery guides, teacher/student
classroom resource materials. Programs: Public highlight tours,
group guided tours for adults and school students,teacher workshops,
Docent programs, film series, art lecture series, family events,
adult and children's classes. Special Events: Festival of Trees,
Chocolate Chocolate, Gala, Promenade in the Park, Museum of Art
Las Olas Art Festival. Museum Store sells art objects, reproductions,gifts,
Affiliates Beaux Arts; Friends of the Museum of Art; Contemporaries;
Palm-Aire Friends of the Museum; Luminaries
Staff 24 full-time, 23 part-time
MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE and BLOCKBUSTER IMAX 3-D THEATER
401 S.W. 2 St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312-1707
Museum Phone 954-467-6637
IMAX 3-D Theater Phone 954-463-4629
Contact Terry Stiles, Chairman
Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D., President/CEO
Purpose Museum of Discovery and Science is South Florida's premiere
science museum, where 35,000 square feet of exhibit space reveal
the wonders of science in this hands-on playground for the mind!
Projects The museum features South Florida's only Blockbuster
IMAX Theater and eight exhibit areas: Florida EcoScapes, KidScience,
Gizmo City, Space Base, Choose Health, Sound, No Place Like Home
and the Traveling Exhibit Hall, showcasing the best exhibits
from across the U.S.
Staff 130 full-time and part-time; 150 volunteers, 256 SPARK
3551 N. State Road 7, Hollywood, FL 33021
Contact Maria Califano
Purpose To inform people of the hisory of Seminole Indians and
allow them to view a replica of a Seminole Village along with
native Florida wildlife animals. Native Village is an educational
with demonstrations on alligator capturing techniques; and venemous
and non-venemous snake handling techniques. Small Organization
Staff 2 full-time; 2 part-time
PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM
511 N. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation, FL 33317
Contact James de Jong, Office Manager
Purpose To promote and foster the preservation of history and
historical landmarks in the City of Plantation.
Projects Showing permanent displays and exhibits with artifacts
and photographs of early Plantation and South Florida in general
and Plantation's First Fire Engine and related paraphenalia.
Also changing displays on various subjects; Organize educational
tours; Assist in research; Museum hours: Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4:30 p.m. Some
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - please Phone. No admission.
Staff 1 part-time; 15 volunteers
YOUNG AT ART CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Fountains Shoppes of Distinction
801 S. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324
Contact Gloria Donnelly
Purpose To educate children from infancy through adolescence
to understand and enjoy the complex world in which they live
through experiential art concepts of aesthetic, cultural and
Projects Exciting educational experiences for children of all
ages; Interactive exhibits; Special classes and workshops. Field
trips to the Museum are available for public and private schools
with docent guided tours and study packets to take back to school.
Staff 5 full-time; 8 part-time; 50 volunteers
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