Enjoy free admission to the galleries and an interactive STEAM-based art-making activity at the Center's monthly Free Arts! Family Day. Presented on the third Sunday of every month, Free Arts!  engages visitors of all ages in a theme-based art-making activity that encourages creativity and collaboration among families and friends. 

January's Activity:

Creative Collaborations!

Looking for an exciting opportunity to create and collaborate with your friends and family? Join the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood and create your very own tangram, a geometric puzzle made out of shapes you create! Gather your crew for an afternoon of problem-solving as you rotate, reorder and rearrange 7 different geometric cutouts to design a tan-gible work of art. 

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Gallery Open: noon - 4 pm

Exhibition On View:

2020 Florida Biennial Logo
2020-2021 Dates​​​​​​
  • Feb 21
    Beloved Community

    Get to the heArt of what makes your circle of support important to you. Investigate the connections that exist between us all.

  • March 21
    March Mad Scientists
    Grab your curiosity caps, magnifying glasses, and limitless imagination as we explore the mixing, matching and reactions that come from creative concoctions.

  • April 18

  • May 16


December's Activity

Winter Quilt Weaving

Warm-up to winter with cozy quilting at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood! Add the wonders of weaving to your engineer’s toolbelt as we learn the techniques and history of textiles. Follow along to create your own weaving in our Community Gallery during the last Free Arts! Family Day of 2020.

Supply List:

  • Construction Paper

  • Scissors

November's Activity

Soaring Through Migration

On Sunday, November 15, 2020, the Art and Culture Center celebrate the marvelous, fall migration of the monarch butterfly during Free Arts! Family Day at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood! Learn about the jaw-dropping journey, lasting thousands of miles, that these delicate critters take from as far north as Canada all the way to Mexico each November. Then make your own adventuring arthropod creation to take home and share with friends and family.

Supply List:

  • Construction Paper

  • Wooden Stick

  • Crayons, colored pencils or markers

  • Glue or Tape

  • Scissors

October's Activity

Papel Picado Parade

On Sunday, October 18, 2020, the Art and Culture Center celebrated Dia de los Muertos during its monthly Free Arts! Family Days. During Octobers’s activity, Papel Picado Parade, guests worked together to create their very own papel picado, the traditional paper flags used to decorate for Dia de los Muertos and other celebrations in Mexico. 

Supply List:

  • Tissue Paper

  • Ribbon

  • Glue or Tape

  • Scissors

September's Activity

Find Your Guiding Star

In honor of International Peace Day, join the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood as we celebrate the peace-making heroes in our lives. Commemorate the harmony-maker of your life at September’s constellation-creating Free Arts! Family Day. Families will work together to create their very own cosmic configuration as they explore the story of the stars while enjoying three exhibitions in the safe and inspiring Art and Culture Center/Hollywood galleries.

Supply List:

  • Black Construction Paper

  • Card Stock

  • White, Gold, Silver Crayon

  • Toothpick

  • Scissors

  • Crayons, Markers, or Paint

August's Activity

Make Your Monster!

Make your own otherworldly friend creatures with artist Jen Clay. Design a fun or scary monster by making its body, then adding as many movable legs and arms to it in any way you wish. All participants will leave with their own self-designed monster friend!

Each guest will receive their own Time To Play art-making packet with
the following items for their use only:


Additional items, including markers, colored pencils, and scissors, will be sanitized and prepared for one-time use.

July's Activity

Video and editing by Arts Ambassador Khami Auerbach, Marketing and Social Media Apprentice

Create Your Own Felt
Bonsai Drawing!

Create your own bonsai tree felt drawing with Curator of Exhibitions Meaghan Kent. Using colorful materials, scissors, and glue, this STEAM activity allows you to learn about the small tree and how to cultivate and maintain them. 

Project Items:

  • felt squares

  • googly eyes

  • fuzzy balls

  • wood dowel

  • yarn

  • glue 

  • scissors

Free Arts! Family Days is funded in part by PNC Foundation, and City of Hollywood General Fund Social Service Agency Grant. 

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Art and Culture Center / Hollywood

1650 Harrison St.
Hollywood, FL 33020

954. 921. 3274
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The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood; the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation; and the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.