The County's cultural institutions are gradually reopening!
As we move to a more open Cultural scene, Reopened businesses will still follow the requirements of Broward County’s Emergency Orders, including sanitization, wearing of facial coverings and posting of required signage. To help stop the spread of COVID-19, it is important for residents to adhere to social distancing and wear a facial covering in public. If you feel vulnerable, it’s safer for you to stay at home. If you decide to go out, read this from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) BEFORE you go.
Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is back open Tuesday-Friday from 10AM-5PM and Sunday-Sunday 12PM-4PM and is following strict COVID-19 safety guidelines, with masks available for purchase at the service desk for $2 per mask. It is l following guidelines limiting capacity, adhering to social distancing guidelines and increasing cleaning and sanitation. Members of the Art and Culture Center and children 3 and under receive free entry any day of the week, and the Center also provides free entry to all guests on the third Sunday of each month. Regular entry is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-17, college students, and Seniors 65 and older. For more information on ongoing and upcoming exhibits, click here.
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is now open for self-guided tours Tuesday-Friday from 11AM- 3PM, and Saturdays and Sundays from 11AM- 4PM. Guided tours are also available on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays from 9:30-11AM and will be limited to 10 people per tour. Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is also offering a Family Special that includes free admission for self-guided tours for visitors 17 and under accompanied by an adult through November 25. Visitors can enjoy a one-way outdoor route around the beautiful estate, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. For more information and admission pricing, click here.
Butterfly World in Coconut Creek is now open and offers 2-for-1 admission through the month of October. Guests ages three and older must wear a mask or facial covering at all times, including in the outdoor areas.
For ticket prices and information, click here.
Cielo Clayworks is currently open to the public and is offering private one-on-one classes for the price of group classes, including hand building, wheel throwing and guided individual projects. All classes include instruction, materials, tools, and firings and a 10% discount is offered for the purchase of a second session package.
For more information, Click here.
Cinema Paradiso in Hollywood and Savor Cinema Fort Lauderdale
Cinema Paradiso in Hollywood and Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale are now open to the public at 30 percent capacity. Masks are required to attend a movie; guests are provided complimentary masks upon request. Temperatures are taken at the door and hand sanitizing stations are positioned throughout the lobby. FLIFF is also offering 20 percent off their membership fee. Guests who sign up for a membership will be provided a 50 percent discount on FLIFF Drive-in movies, $1 off popcorn, and up to 45 percent off film tickets year-round.
For more information Click here.
Coral Springs Museum of Art
Coral Springs Museum of Art is now open Monday-Saturday from 8:30AM-5:30PM with free admission. The Museum currently offers both virtual programming including adult and youth classes, virtual exhibitions, and online artist talks, as well as in-person exhibits including 100 Faces of War, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, which presents the stories of those who served the U.S. in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The exhibition will be on view at the Coral Springs Museum of Art through December 30, 2020.
For more information, click here.
Flamingo Gardens is open and is accepting 100 visitors per hour. Tickets must be purchased online or reserved for a designated time-frame between 9:30AM - 4PM as walk-in admission is not guaranteed. Guests are always required to wear masks and remain six feet apart. To reserve your spot, click here.
Florida Grand Opera
Florida Grand Opera is presenting low-cost, in-person recitals at intimate venues in accordance with CDC guidelines for social distancing. Masks are required to attend; seating is limited, and tickets are $10 per person.
For more information on upcoming recitals, click here.
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF)
FLIFF is presenting special drive-in movie theatre nights with discounted ticket prices for FLIFF members and neighbors of Pier 66, where the drive-in is held. For movie schedules and ticket prices, click here. Tickets to the annual International Film Festival happening November 6-23 may be purchased here.
History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale is open seven days a week with self-guided tours at $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for students. Guided tours are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $7 for students at its three museums: History Museum, 1899 Schoolhouse Museum, and 1907 Pioneer House Museum. For more information, click here.
Historic Stranahan House Museum
Historic Stranahan House Museum is open for private group tours seven days a week. Book your visit with two-day advance registration by clicking here. Tickets are $12 for adults; $11 for Seniors; $7 for children and students.
Island City Stage
Island City Stage is hosting live shows with two ticket options to accommodate guests, including streaming tickets where you can view at your convenience, and in-theatre tickets for each performance.
For upcoming shows and links to videos, click here.
Jayadevi Arts is offering a discount on dance classes at $60/month, which includes class fee, registration fee, and membership. Classes will be kept small to maintain social distancing and safety.
For more information and to register, click here.
Museum of Discovery and Science & AutoNation IMAX Theater
AutoNation IMAX Theatre is currently open with Hollywood releases, and the museum is set to reopen December 31. IMAX seating is currently limited to 35 seats per showing under COVID safety restrictions. The Museum of Discovery and Science is also offering virtual programming deals for members, including MODS PODS and BCPS School Day assistance and virtual experiences.
For more information, click here.
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
NSU Art Museum has reopened with safety guidelines in place. The Museum Cafe is also open with outdoor seating only. During Free First Thursdays Sunny Days, presented by AutoNation, all visitors receive free admission every first Thursday of the month from 11AM - 5PM. The museum also continues to offer a wide range of virtual programming. For more information and to see safety guidelines, click here.
Old Davie School
Old Davie School is offering special limited-attendance tours of the museum, with ticket prices at $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and children 12 and under. Children 4 and under are free, and every Tuesday admission is reduced to $7 for adults.
For more information and to book a tour, click here.
Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society
Sample-McDougald House is open to the public from Tuesday-Saturday from noon to 4PM, and has added an outdoor exhibit area for social distanced viewing. John Knox Village residents receive complimentary admission with valid ID. Standard admission is $10 per person, $5 for children 5-12; children under 5 are free. For more information, click here.
Actor's Cultural Theatre
Actor's Cultural Theatre is broadcasting live rehearsals on its Facebook page. It also features interviews and events, all free of charge.
For more information and to watch these live sessions, click here.
All Florida Youth Orchestra
All Florida Youth Orchestra opened its 33rd orchestra season in September and is holding rehearsals in socially distanced environments so students can come together safely. The orchestra's performances are recorded and available for members to stream free. For more information and to learn more about memberships,click here.
ArtServe is currently closed to the public pending reopening approval. ArtServe continues to offer weekly free virtual programming, including the Culture Chat series, Performing Arts Spotlight series, and Paint and Chat series on its Facebook page.
For more information on upcoming programming, exhibits, calls to artists, and reopening plans click here.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is streaming shows suitable for all ages, including All Abilities Series: Dancing with TJ. The Broward Center has also scheduled live performances starting in November, starting with Justin Hayward Nights on November 9. The Broward Center will be following strict cleaning and COVID-19 safety guidelines, including requiring facial coverings for all staff and guests, enhanced cleaning and sanitizing, touchless experiences, increased ventilation and air filtration, and physical distancing of at least six feet. The Broward Center will also be performing daily health screenings and temperature checks for all staff, artists, crew, and volunteers. Protective plexiglass barriers will be installed at all points of sale and guest service locations.
To stream content and view upcoming performances, click here.
Broward Folk Club
Broward Folk Club has waived its membership fee this year. Members can enjoy a reduced rate to Broward Folk Club and South Florida Folk Club events when they resume as well as acoustic music events.
For more information, click here.
Florida Singing Sons
Florida Singing Sons is currently offering full tuition scholarships for children grades 2-5 who are interested in participating in the Apprentice Choir. Rehearsals will be held virtually. Apply through this link.
Gold Coast Jazz Society
Gold Coast Jazz Society presents a weekly livestream program titled "Jazz & Conversation" in partnership with the Miami Jazz Co-Operative, South Florida Jazz and the Sunshine Jazz Organization. The programs include interviews and limited performances of local jazz artists on the Gold Coast Jazz Society Facebook page. For more information on upcoming programming and performances, click here.
Gritty Girl Creative & Performing Arts Lab
Gritty Girl is currently offering virtual after-school and weekend art classes for girls, including songwriting, visual arts, creative writing, theatre, and Totally Girlz after-school meet-ups. Scholarship opportunities are available.
For more information and to register, here.
Hallandale Section of the International Dance Council (CID UNESCO)
Hallandale Section of CID UNESCO Inc. is hosting free online dance instructional classes. For more information on this free programming, click here.
Inside Out Theatre Company
Inside Out Theatre Company is offering online classes on acting, improv, playwriting, and vocal lessons, with class levels specialized for all ages.
For more information and to sign up for a class, click here.
Master Chorale of South Florida
Master Chorale of South Florida is presenting free virtual concerts every first Sunday of the month through its "Measure by Measure" virtual concert series. View more about online programs and upcoming shows here.
Miramar Cultural Center
Miramar Cultural Center provides free virtual creative programming for viewers of all ages, and plans to reopen January 2021.More information on the Miramar Cultural Center and its programming can be found here.
New City Players
New City Players has launched "Little Montgomery," a fiction podcast series, starring South Florida talent. New City Players also hosts a weekly "Late Show Live with NCP" on Instagram covering current topics with South Florida artists, and offers virtual NCPLab, an open gathering for theatre artists and community members looking to create and connect.
For more information on thenew podcast virtual events and updates, click here.
South Florida Ballet Theater & School
South Florida Ballet Theater & School is offering 50 percent off its registration fee when you call 954-929-4601.For more information and upcoming programming, click here.
South Florida Chamber Ensemble
South Florida Chamber Ensemble is offering free virtual programming and concerts for all ages, including literacy programs for children, families, and adults. The Chamber Ensemble concert series begins virtually in October, with Season 10 debuting in November at the Miramar Cultural Center.
For more information on upcoming virtual performances and programming, click here.
NEW: South Florida Jubilee
South Florida Jubilee is offering a 20% discount on Birthday/Anniversary Grams and are producing a virtual production.
To learn more, click here.
South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble
South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble is offering free virtual concerts on its Facebook page until in-person programming resumes in 2021.
For more information and a schedule of upcoming virtual concerts, click here.
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
South Florida Symphony Orchestra is hosting a virtual "Intermission" livestream concert and Movie Watch Parties on its Facebook page and YouTube channel. For more information and a programming schedule, click here.