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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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Awesome tour through the art of Frank Stella!

Our docent was incredibly knowledgeable on the life and art of Frank Stella. He kept us engaged and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rachelshari
via mobile
Stella - shown to great effect.

The retrospective exhibition of Frank Stella's works at the NSU Museum was superb. It is a large... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Steven88388
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New York City, New York
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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 2 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see, the museum is fantastic. The perfect place to see an exhibit. Mr. Stella made the museum even more beautiful. What a collection.

Thank Tamsinart
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Shamefully after 25 years living in Broward, I went to the museum with my brother who was visiting. There's a lot more space than they currently need. I hope they add more exhibits as time goes on. I enjoyed the William Glackens exhibit the most,...More

2  Thank Lee I
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It is nice small museum that was a nice way to get out of the sun for an hour. The exhibits where well spaced out, but it all depends on your personal taste. Luckily the docent we meet made the whole visit worth the visit....More

1  Thank Travelswithfamily
Reviewed 1 August 2017

NSU Art Museum is a little gem and I'm so glad we went. The permanent Glackens wing offers incredible Impressionism works, the temporary Kiefer exhibit is enthralling, and, the Blind Series by Sophie Calle is breathtakingly moving. Small and powerful Museum. Thank you.

1  Thank NoRules13
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Potential but overall a lackluster experience. Decent exhibits but really small so do not anticipate spending a lot of time here. Two floors of exhibits. The Kiefer Collection was captivating and things tapered after that. Worth checking out but only plan for an hour if...More

2  Thank fredscott77
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