You may have been hearing a lot about NFTs lately. NFTs – aka non-fungible tokens – have become part of the mainstream and are empowering increasing numbers of artists to create and profit from their work.
In early 2021, an NFT by the digital artist known as Beeple shook up the art world when it was sold by Christie’s auction house for a record-breaking $69.3 million.
Learning how NFTs are impacting the art world is just one aspect of the conversation. For artists, there are also many legal topics to understand, like smart contracts, fractions and royalties from resales. Diving into this world without a basic understanding can be challenging for artists and other creatives.
To help support the building of knowledge about this new way to monetize art that is changing the way art is experienced and consumed, the Broward Cultural Division will host a happy hour and discussion on Thursday, Oct. 21, focusing on NFTs and the Future of Art.
Hosted by Broward County Vice Mayor Michael Udine, this free event will take place at General Provision in Downtown Fort Lauderdale at 5:30 p.m., and will provide artists and others interested in learning about NFTs with information and tips on how to safely navigate this growing art and technology space.
Joining Vice Mayor Udine will be attorney Joshua Lida, director of art and business law at the firm Twig Trade and Tribunal, and Dan Mikesell, president of Blackdove, an app and platform for buying, selling, and displaying digital art. To reserve your seat and for more information, visit bit.ly/ NFTsFuture.
Also, mark your calendars to see video art come alive when our digital art activations return on buildings downtown, after sunset on Jan. 26 through 30.
Join Broward Cultural Division and Vice Mayor Michael Udine for a happy hour and discussion on NFTs and their impact on artists.
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have shaken up the art world. Over the last year, record NFT sales have dominated news headlines and are increasingly attracting interest from art collectors, galleries and artists who are discovering a new world of possibilities for buying and selling art.
Join Broward Cultural Division and Vice Mayor Michael Udine for a happy hour where you’ll learn all about NFTs and blockchain and how to safely navigate this new art and technology space.
Presenters will be attorney Joshua Lida, director of art and business law at the firm Twig Trade & Tribunal, and Dan Mikesell, president of Blackdove, an app and platform for buying, selling, and displaying digital art. This event will be of special interest to artists interested in entering the NFT marketplace.
Doors open at 5:30PM, session begins at 6PM. Free to attend with RSVP, limited seating available. Light refreshments will be served.
General Provision Downtown
300 SW 1st Ave., Suite 155, Fort Lauderdale
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