Accessible Art: Celebrate Women's History Month with art in Opa-locka and see new murals by Brazilian artist Rubem Robierb in Fort Lauderdale

Women’s History Month in Opa-locka

Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) is celebrating Women’s History Month with an exhibit titled “Forces of Nature: Bounce and Flow” featuring works by Judy Sayfie, Elaine Defibaugh, Shelia Elias, and Hattie Mae Williams that opens Sunday, March 29 from 1 – 4 p.m. at The ARC, 675 Ali Baba Ave., Opa-locka. The event includes a panel discussion by the artists on the transformational value of art. It’s the second in a four-part series called META by the OLCDC. To attend, RSVP by March 26 to meta2.eventbrite.com. For more information about the OLCDC, call 305-687-3545 or visit opalockaart.com.  

Public art in Fort Lauderdale

The Shade Post, an art and design warehouse at 16 NW 1st St., Fort Lauderdale, unveiled a new mural project by Brazilian-born and Miami-based artist Rubem Robierb called “Metamorph-Us.” The public art is part of his butterfly series analyzing the rapid changes in today’s society. For more information, call 954-874-4160 or visit shadepost.comrubemrobierb.com

Cannonball Visiting Residency

Cannonball is now accepting applications for the 2016 Visiting Residency Program for visual artists, curators, museum professionals, and other cultural producers who live outside of the Southeast Florida region to live and work in Cannonball’s facility for one to three months, between Feb. and mid-Dec. 2016. The application deadline is May 4. If you have questions, contact artistic director Gene Moreno at 786-347-2360 or gean@cannonballmiami.org. To apply, visit cannonballmiami.org/apply-residency.

2015 Pulse Prize 

Painter Elisabeth Condon’s series “Notes from Shanghai,” inside the booth of Miami-based gallery Emerson Dorsch, won the 2015 Pulse Prize at Pulse New York earlier this month. The artist, who splits her time between Brooklyn and Tampa, was among 14 artists nominated. The prize has recognized solo presentation of distinction within the fair since 2006.  For more information, visit emersondorsch.com.

Broward’s updated museum and gallery guide

Broward County reprinted its Museum & Gallery Guide highlighting nearly 100 of the county’s museums, art galleries, historic and cultural venues, and science and technology exploration centers. The 11-page directory can be obtained at local libraries, local galleries and museums, or by calling 954-357-7457. For more information, visit broward.org/arts

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