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NSU Art Museum

1 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1807
+1 954-525-5500
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What a nice little treasure. Staff is fabulous and helpful with recommendations. A nice take when... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
967maureenf
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
Stella's exhibition

I was impressed with this museum. Went on a rainy day and admired the art of Edouard Duval-Carrie... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1observant
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Newark, New Jersey
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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is a dynamic cultural hub located between Miami and Palm Beach on vibrant Las Olas Boulevard in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale's arts district. The museum's distinctive modernist building, which opened in 1986, was designed by the renowned architect Edward Larrabee Barnes. NSU Museum of Art's permanent collections contain more than 6,000 works, including celebrated holdings by the post-war, avant-garde European Cobra artists, the nation's largest collection of works by American painter William Glackens, and a significant collection of works by leading Latin American artists. The museum's 83,000 square-foot building contains 25,000 square feet of exhibition space, the 250-seat Horvitz Auditorium, a bookstore and cafe. Its 11,000 square-foot AutoNation Academy of Art + Design is located adjacent to the museum and includes state-of-the-art studios and classrooms.
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1 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1807
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a nice little treasure. Staff is fabulous and helpful with recommendations. A nice take when the weather isn’t cooperating.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed with this museum. Went on a rainy day and admired the art of Edouard Duval-Carrie and the art of Frank Stella.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just at the NSU Art Museum for the Frank Stella retrospective and it was outstanding! This same show was at the Whitney in NYC but we had missed it so glad we had the chance while visiting Florida. My only suggestion is that...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Up until mid July this exhibition of the work of the post-war artist amazes. Most works are from a private collection (the artist's?) and have been arranged by him, with pieces from his "working archive." Just stunning. Some pieces, literally... The texts are dense, but...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

BONNIE CLEARWATER HAS MADE IT GREAT. We took the Brightline from West Palm Beach (delightful 40 minute trip) and then the shuttle to the Museum to see the Frank Stella Show. It looks like the strategy is for Bonnie to curate one spectacular show every...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

This exhibit is so good that we have gone to it twice. Bonnie Clearwater has put together the best Frank Stella exhibit we have seen and that includes the Whitney Museum and Geo. Pompidou Musee in Paris. Taking advantage of the magnificent space at the...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

We were looking for something to do since it was a tad chilly. NSU Art Museum on Las Olas was perfect. It happened to be on the #11 bus route we were taking. Admission was $8 for seniors. The art - Frank Stella - was...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

This museum has a Frank Stella retrospective (Frank Stella-Experiment and Change), which has most of the major paintings of this artist. Really outstanding exhibition. Highly recommended for families with kids. Our friend took her grandchildren's to the exhibition and they had a very good time....More

Thank Horea R
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Impressive exhibition of Frank Stella's art work through his long career. Some of the pieces fill an entire wall. Many of his pieces draw you in by the vibrant colors used in the work.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Experiment and Change Exhibit - just wow! the NSU Art Museum is on Las Olas next to the NSU building.

Thank JimDeBerry
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