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!
“The Art of Charles Mills"
with Supplemental Exhibits from the African American Research Library
and Cultural Center, and the Old Dillard Museum
Opening Reception: Sunday, January 17 at 6:00 pm
On Exhibit: January 17 through February 27, 2016
Charles Mills' paintings of artists, entertainers, and political figures are vivid representations of African-American history and culture. This exhibit - which coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday celebration and Black History Month - also features photos, stamps, and civil rights artifacts on loan from the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, and the Old Dillard Museum.
"23: Celebrating Everglades National Park" Featuring Photographs by Phoenix
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 pm
On Exhibit: March 10 through April 23
This exhibit by award-winning nature and wildlife photographer, Phoenix, showcases Everglades National Park on the eve of its centennial. Everglades is the 23rd national park established in America, and the first one created to protect the flora and fauna native to a region. The photographer's images reflect her devotion to preserving the natural environment, her sense of oneness with the light and soul of the land and its inhabitants, and her reverence for wild places.