The City of Sunrise is proud to have its own art gallery. Visitors are provided with unique opportunities to view the works of local artists and traveling exhibits. Gallery admission and opening receptions are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted.
Gallery Hours: The Art Gallery is open to the public on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Opening Receptions: Receptions are held in the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery on the opening night of each exhibit. Visitors will not only be the first to get a look at the new exhibit, but they will also have the unique pleasure of meeting with the featured artist(s). Imagine having the opportunity to discuss what you see with the artist(s) responsible for their creation!
On the Edge: A Juried Exhibit Featuring the Work of High School Artists
Opening Reception: Friday, January 23, at 7:00 p.m. (Presented in conjunction with the Lyrical Lounge)
On Exhibit: January 8 through January 31, 2015
View works by artists from high schools throughout Broward County.
Unspoken: Demystifying Africa and the African Diaspora
Presented by artists Alana DaCosta, Niki Lopez and Nzingah Oniwosan
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 5, at 6:30 p.m.
On Exhibit: February 5 through March 14, 2015
The "Unspoken" exhibit uses visual and performance art to explore the African Diasporic experience. It seeks to address stereotypes and present unknown facts associated with Africa and the diaspora in order to shift and engage its audiences in a new dialogue about this diverse global community.
“Discover Alaska” Featuring the work of Melissa Machonis
Opening Reception: Friday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m.
On Exhibit: March 24 through May 9, 2015
Discover America's last frontier through the lens of photographer Melissa Machonis. Her images showcase the beauty of rugged coastlines, sparkling glaciers, and majestic panoramic views - all captured during endless daylight hours during a journey through Alaska's great wilderness.