Friday, January 11, 2013

FRIDAY: Annual Interest opens Jan. 11 at Young at Art Museum

"Undertow," an oil-on-linen by Nicole Burko (Image courtesy of the artist)
Young at Art Museum
751 S.W. 121 Ave., Davie, 954-424-0085,


Annual Interest will feature a fundraising raffle with more than 50 contemporary artists, a multimedia interactive art exhibition where guests can participate in a recording session or activities involving ceramics, printmaking and digital photography, and No.1, a group art show co-curated by Zack Spechler and Rory Carracino. The exhibition will feature works by South Florida artists Leah Brown, Nicole Burko, Martin Casuso, Jessica Laino, Tina La Porta, Francesco Locastro, Pepe Mar, Jillian Mayer, Ben Morey, Jonathan Rockford and Peter Symons.

"This will be an exciting, energy-filled event that will launch Young At Art's 2013 series of group and solo spotlight exhibitions, artist lectures and workshops," notes CEO and founder of Young at Art Museum Mindy Shrago. "By supporting South Florida's contemporary artists and providing them with a venue to display their works, we also greatly enhance the museum's innovative gallery experiences for our visitors."
"Racing Thoughts" by Tina La Porta (Image courtesy of the artist)

The event is the second interactive art invitational hosted by YAA's contemporary arts and alternative projects cooperative Bedlam Lorenz Assembly. The first, held last year, raised $15,000.

Admission to the opening is $35 and will include music, Ikea Swedish meatballs, cocktails, craft beer and cheese pairings from Whole Foods Market and exotically flavored craft beers from B.R.E.W. FIU. Raffle tickets are $235 and include the above mentioned admission and a work of art valued at more than the ticket price. Contact Hannah Hausman (954-424-5022) for tickets or visit

Annual Interest will open 7:30 to 11 p.m. Jan. 11 and No. 1 will continue to run through Feb. 7 in the museum's Knight Gallery. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $13, $12 for children ages 1 and up and seniors 62 or older.

For details on more upcoming South Florida art events, visit Arterpillar's Art Guide

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