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ArtPOP! – March 8th at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center
March 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtPOP! Celebrates Female Powerhouses
Pompano Beach Cultural Center Hosts Free Night of Art, Music, Poetry and Dance
In celebration of National Women’s Month, the Pompano Beach Cultural Center is bringing back one of the area’s most exciting events, ArtPOP! This event’s theme, Phenomenal Women, will celebrate female powerhouses with an evening of free entertainment including live chalk art, an art war between top female artists, dance installations, digital projections, live bands, food trucks and tours of our newest exhibit, ‘no constraints to beauty.”
“We are thrilled to be creating another ArtPOP!,” said curator Byron Swart. “These phenomenal events celebrate the electric excitement that happens when diverse forms of expression collide. With March being National Women’s Month, we are honored to be showcasing an array of fierce and fabulous women!”
The outdoor courtyard of the center will be transformed into an interactive playground featuring CHALKart! hosted by Carrie Bennett and introducing Lester Mendoza and Gabriella Guerriero; lighting and digital design productions by Zebedee Productions; live art by a Pompano Beach favorite, Todd the Painter; homemade art vendors, food trucks, and the return of artWar! This popular art battle will feature a competition between Kelcie McQuaid and contenders, Sarah Haung, Stacy Coon, Alejandra Abad, Sona, Luis Daniel Pedroza.
Inside the Center’s theater, guests will enjoy live performances by Dyna Edyne, Curtain Call Playhouse and more.
The Center’s gallery will become a grand focal point with the introduction of the newest exhibit, ‘no constraints to beauty,’ bringing attention to the fact that females comprise 51% of the worlds visual artists. The exhibit will feature all female artists including Carrie Bennett, Mimi Botscheller, Leah Brown, Karla Caprali, Sheila Fraga, Janet Gold, Marvel, Kelcie McQuaid. Aimee Perez, Lori Pratico, Aquarela Sabol, Beatriz Sala Santacana, Heather Sisk & Hilda Vidal. Patrons will be privileged to have an audience with these artists on March 22nd from 7pm to 9pm.
“This exhibit recognizes the diverse and historic accomplishments of women throughout history,” explained Swart. “As our global society revels in learning about all manner of female history-makers, our exhibit focuses on what has inspired our visual arts innovators—a group of women from different backgrounds who unite to champion women’s role in the visual arts and society.”