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Getting Frank with Art

Yet another South Florida art institution is making sure that residents have plenty of artistic opportunities to explore at home. The Frank Art GAllery and the City of Pembroke Pines have introduced From the Frank to You, a free virtual learning space.

“We are thrilled to be launching From The Frank to You and reconnecting with the community through art,” said Taryn Moller Nicoll, chief curator of The Frank. “During these unprecedented times, the arts have played a major role in helping people cope. We hope that through this series, our guests can continue growing and exploring their love of art.”

 

Virtual Kids’ Corner Storytime 

Mondays at 10 a.m.

The Frank staff members read children’s books via video and then lead a simple craft on the book’s theme or message. Each storytime ends with recommendations of similar books available through Broward County Library’s free digital book download software programs such as Overdrive, Axis 360 and Hoopla.

 

Professional Development for Artists Lecture Series 

Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Local creative professionals give advice to aspiring creatives and share stories of their own career development stories. Speakers include Nerissa Street (screenwriting & acting); David Chang (pictured above; painting & arts education); Laura Marsh (curatorial work and interdisciplinary art); Lauren Carey (ballet and production); Kandy Lopez (painting & arts education); Raquel Farrell-Kirk (art therapy); Ed King (arts marketing); and Kirsten Hines (wildlife photography).

 

Print & Keep: DIY Arts & Crafts Tutorials

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Photo tutorials show to make easy crafts that adults and children can do with common art supplies and household materials.

 

Virtual Drawing & Painting Workshops

Fridays at 10 a.m. through May 29

Artists classically trained at Florida International University’s Academy of Figurative and Portrait Art teach the keys to successful portraits, figure drawings, landscape paintings and color theory. Participants learn technical aspects of drawing faces, the human figure and the natural world. Basic materials needed include pencils, paper, water-based paints and brushes.

 

Conversations with the Curator

Fridays at 10 a.m. starting June 5

The discussion program, which promises to be lighthearted and free flowing The Frank’s chief curator Taryn Nicoll interviews South Florida’s prominent curators, gallery directors and exhibition coordinators. They discuss topics such as the curators’ careers, key resources for curatorial practices, advice to artists for exhibition proposals, favorite exhibition concepts and behind-the-scenes anecdotes.

 

Find the lectures at thefrankgallery.org or Facebook.

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