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The Art Of Brew | A Benefit Auction, Art Exhibition and Fundraiser Event for the Young At Art Museum

Posted on 16 September 2011 by Dana Dellacamera

In benefit of the new 55,000 square-foot GOLD LEED-certified Young At Art Museum opening Spring 2012 in Davie, the Bedlam Lorenz Assembly presents “The Art of Brew” – an interactive art exhibition, silent auction and fundraiser raffle, pairing food, drink and place.

The event will feature work by artists: Leah Brown, Pablo Cano, Rory Carracino, Adrienne Chadwick, Clifton Childree, Peter Exley, Francie Bishop Good, Rachel Henriques, Douglas Hoekzema, Chisseko Kondowe, Nino Liguori, Francesco Lo Castro, Jillian Mayer, Josafat Miranda, Margi Nothard, Christina Park, Cristina Rucker, Mindy Shrago, Serafima Sokolov, Ali Spechler, Peter Symons, Ilian Velasco, Michelle Weinberg and Purvis Young; the culinary flavors of Slow Food Truck, Tastebud’s Creative Food Service and Theirry’s Catering, paired with a showcase of craft beers made by B.R.E.W.(Biscayne’s Renowned Engineers of Wort) FIU, a beer lab organization run by the students enrolled in the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, and select locally brewed beers from Brown Distributing.

A preview of the event installation in progress with a live interactive performance will be open to the public 7-11 pm, Saturday, September 24, 2011, in conjunction with September’s Art Walk, followed by an after-party at Green Room, in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, promoting the main event with discounted ticket prices.

The Art of Brew’s art exhibition will re-open on October 15, 2011 at 6 pm in conjunction with downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Art Fallout contemporary art showcase.

“The Art Of Brew” opens 7 pm, Friday, September 30, 2011 at Fort Lauderdale’s premiere emergent exhibition grounds, The Project Space, in F.A.T.(Flagler Arts and Technology) Village.
To purchase tickets please visit:
http://www.youngatartmuseum.org/artofbrew.php

Please visit the event’s wordpress blog for a regularly updated countdown documenting the event’s installation in progress.
http://theartofbrew.wordpress.com

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HUMORATORIUM: The Art of Whimsy Exhibition –Curated by Lisa Rockford

Posted on 10 September 2011 by Lisa Rockford

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 1, 2011, 7-10 pm

Closing Reception & ART FALLOUT Community Event: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 5-9 pm

Admission: Free & Open to the Public

This group exhibition on 3 floors will make you smile and prove to be one of the Best of the season! HUMORATORIUM is a spectacle of the best and most innovative contemporary art that incorporates wit, humor, irony, or playfulness in process, materials, or subject matter. Featuring the amusing creations of 34 artists, from inflatable Installation art to painting and animation, this exhibition will be a visual treat!

CLOSING RECEPTION October 15, 5-9 pm

1310 SW 2nd Ct., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33312
Prizes announced at 7pm
Special performance by Nicole Martinez and Rodrigo Arcaya at 7:30pm. They will perform with hacked children’s toys, modified by Nicole to behave as musical instruments. Rodrigo Arcaya will create visual accompaniment using live cameras and computer programming.
Come early to ride the free shuttle for ART FALLOUT downtown Ft Lauderdale art tour, 5-9pm:

ART FALLOUT is a collaboration between Girls Club Art Collection, 1310 Gallery, 18 Rabbit Gallery, The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale and other local venues. There will be a shuttle bus rotating between each of these locations. Multiple venues will host their own new art exhibitions and events on the same night. To make the evening all the more entertaining, there will be a scavenger hunt, with items to locate at each venue.

These artists embrace creation through playful materials or processes and use humor to enlighten cultural discussion. on view for only two weeks.

Artists were selected through a part juried, part invitational process, by curator Lisa Rockford. Several artists will receive cash prizes, selected by prominent art professionals.

Featured artists include Benjamin Morey, Andrew Nigon, Tawnie Silva, John Pack, Carmen Tiffany, Randy Burman, and Judy Polstra.

Edible art by Wendy Doscher-Smith and free beverages by Magners Original Irish Cider and Bawls Energy drink. The exhibition is supported in part by a grant from The Broward Cultural Division and National Endowment for the Arts.

 



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