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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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Master level historical show of Frank Stella's work

South Florida is blessed to exhibit major large works by Stella. This watershed show has hung... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Allen F
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Hartford, Connecticut
This will sound a little strange

We like the art and the cafe, but the restroom smells great! I am not sure what they do, but it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gdunbar47
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

South Florida is blessed to exhibit major large works by Stella. This watershed show has hung important work with full drawing and thought process of Stella during his long star studded career. His depth of understand color from his "black" period to solving the color...More

Thank Allen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like the art and the cafe, but the restroom smells great! I am not sure what they do, but it is the best-smelling restroom I have ever been in. (I swear, I'm not a wierdo).

Thank gdunbar47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I was "stuck' in Ft. Lauderdale due to a canceled flight, I had time to view some of the culture - incredible museum. When I saw in a brochure there was an exhibit on Frank Stella (one of my favorite artists!), I knew I...More

1  Thank ABW401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely waterfront museum in the museum district. We went for a wonderful Frank Stella retrospective. The beauty of this museum lies in your interest in the particular exhibition at hand. The curator’s notes are a bit esoteric so try to take a...More

Thank JeffreyGL48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a WORLD CLASS exhibition of Frank Stella's work NOT to be missed! Absolutely stunning show which cannot be seen on one visit! A SUPERB show!!!

Thank archmpa
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Our docent was incredibly knowledgeable on the life and art of Frank Stella. He kept us engaged and we had a great time exploring the experiment and change that NSU had to offer!

Thank rachelshari
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The retrospective exhibition of Frank Stella's works at the NSU Museum was superb. It is a large exhibition tracing Stella's career from college to today, some 60 years. The gallery notes on the entrance to each room are understandable and shed light on the paintings....More

Thank Steven88388
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

If you are in Fort Lauderdale at any time before July 2018 and you enjoy art, then you should make a point of going to the NSU Art Museum. The current Frank Stella exhibition is incredible and quite encompassing of Stella’s career. The exhibit takes...More

1  Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I visit the Museum when I am in Fort Lauderdale, being careful to check up on what exhibitions are on. Wisely I did so, or I might have gone last week and been disappointed as their current exhibition only opened last weekend - and it...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 16 November 2017

To this ex new Yorker, the NSU Art Museum feels much like a very large gallery rather than a museum. So, definitely not an all day affair, but delightful nonetheless. At the time of this review, Frank Stella was the featured artist, and Stella is...More

1  Thank terryogara
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