Culture

Bonnet House Announces Their 2017-2018 Season

The Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ 2017/2018 season is highlighted with a variety of exciting programs, events, workshops and classes. This season is filled with art, music, holiday cheer, watercolor, calligraphy and drawing workshops; birding, orchid care classes as well as our annual Concerts Under the Stars series, Orchid Festival and Cruisin’ Down the River…
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Artwork Selected for Bonnet House’s “Making New Impressions” A Juried Art Competition and Auction

Fifty pieces have been selected for Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ 17th Annual Juried Art Competition and Auction, Making New Impressions. The lavish opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:00pm and includes cocktails, gourmet food from A Alexander Catering, music, exotic floral decorations, moonlight and adventurous innovative art. We would like…
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Village Design To Host “How To” iPhoneography Series With Andy Royston @FtLauderdaleSun

North Beach Village Resort has invited internationally renowned iPhoneographer Andy Royston to take over Village Design, located at 600 Breakers Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, to host a one-of-a-kind, hands-on, iPhoneography Series. Four intimate workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016, Saturday, July 30, 2016, Saturday, August 6,…
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A “Waterful” Way to Discover Fort Lauderdale’s History

Water Taxi, in partnership with The Historic Stranahan House, Bonnet House Museum and the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, have launched The District’s Heritage Tours through September 30, 2016. A “Waterful” Way to Discover Fort Lauderdale’s History, the District’s Heritage Tours family include the visitor’s choice of two out of three heritage sites plus an all-day…
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Shireen’s Favorite Things: Bonnet House

The first time I saw the Bonnet House, I was in complete awe of its beauty. The bright yellow, sprawling, open-air Spanish-style house, snuggled into 35 acres of lush South Florida greenery in Fort Lauderdale, isn't just unique, it's incredibly captivating. Perhaps it has something to do with its history and the people who once…
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“Making New Impressions” Juried Art Competition, Sale and Cocktail Party Opens March 3

Sixty-three pieces have been selected for Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ 16th Annual Juried Art Exhibit and Fundraiser, Making New Impressions. The lavish opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 6:00pm and includes gourmet food from A Alexander Catering, music from Eddie B Entertainment and floral decorations from Victoria Park Flower Studio.…
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The Atlantic Hotel & Spa and Artserve Host Cocktail Reception In Support Of Local Artists

On Tuesday, January 19th, local artists and members of the community gathered for a cocktail reception to celebrate the “Bold and Beautiful” exhibition currently on display inside the lobby of The Atlantic Hotel & Spa. As part of The Atlantic Hotel’s ongoing partnership with ArtServe Inc., an organization that features the works of local artists,…
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Bonnet House Watercolor Classes

The beautiful buildings and expertly manicured grounds at Bonnet House, designed by artist Frederic Clay Bartlett in the 1920s, provide a magnificent and inspiring setting for artists from all over the world. Our Outdoor Watercolor Classes offer a unique opportunity to paint scenes from this historical estate, independently on the grounds, or sharing tables in…
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Call to Artists Open for Bonnet House Annual Fundraiser “Making New Impressions”

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens has selected a juror and opened the Call for Entries for its 16th Annual Juried Art Exhibit and Fundraiser scheduled for Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 6:00p.m. Bonnet House is honored to welcome Mariavelia Savino as the exhibit’s juror. Ms. Savino is President of Golding & Savino Inc., and Owner/Director…
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North Beach Village Resort Hosts Grand Opening Of North Beach Village Design Featuring Exhibit By Ftlauderdalesun

Local art is about to take center stage in North Beach Village when North Beach Village Resort (NBVR), famous for its eclectic collection of mid-century modern boutique hotels, opens the doors to its new gallery. North Beach Village Design, located at 600 Breakers Ave., just steps away from Fort Lauderdale Beach, will open on Friday,…
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Bonnet House Reopens Entrance

More than 100 people celebrated the reopening of the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens' south entrance at the recent Roaring Twenties Soiree. The event featured ragtime jazz music, attendees in flapper girl attire and period costume, non-alcoholic "bathtub gin," vintage cars and other elements to evoke the early 1920s, when Bonnet House was built in…
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Bonnet House Opens New Doors on The Past

A new door will open into the past at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. The venerable Fort Lauderdale historical site, which preserves a piece of Old Florida frozen in time, is opening a new gate on its south side. The entrance, which opens Tuesday, 10, 2014 at 9 a.m., is expected to provide access for…
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