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The exhibition will follow the CDC Safety Protocols with consideration to COVID-19. 
Check here for visitor guidelines.

Sat., June 6 - Sun., August 16, 2020
Exhibiting artists:

Chris Bogia, Leo Castañeda, Jen Clay, Maria Molteni, The New Craft Artists in Action (NCAA), Nathan Sawaya, Zsofia Schweger, Samuel Lopez De Victoria

Time to Play is a family-friendly exhibition of works by local and international artists that incorporates both visual objects and immersive art to encourage forms of play through education and creativity. From Modernist kinder play to current methods of virtual gaming, visitors are welcome to observe and relate to contemporary art through a dynamic lens.

Beginning in the main gallery, visitors will encounter a conceptual playground with Froebel block-inspired paintings by Zsofia Schweger; brightly colored large-scale constructions by Chris Bogia; abstract tennis works on paper by Maria Molteni; handcrafted basketball hoops by The New Craft Artists in Action (NCAA); and a newly commissioned LEGOâ brick basketball sculpture by Nathan Sawaya. The exhibition continues with an immersive site-specific installation by Jen Clay; gaming video and paintings by Leo Castañeda; and hybrid video-art games by Samuel Lopez
De Victoria. 


In addition, the Center has launched the #ACCHBRICKARTCHALLENGE, available on our social media platforms. Inspired by the brick constructions of Nathan Sawaya, we are inviting participants to submit their own LEGO brick constructions online. Participants are welcome to take a photo of their own creations, upload it to Instagram or Facebook, and make sure to tag us and use the hashtag #ACCHBRICKARTCHALLENGE. 

We will select and repost creations on our social media sites. One grand prize winner will be selected to receive a $150 Friend-Level North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) membership, which provides free admission for one year to more than 1,000 art museums and galleries, historical museums and societies, botanical gardens, children’s museums, zoos and more in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, El Salvador and Mexico.


Submissions will only be accepted through the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood’s Facebook page or Instagram @artandculturecenter. All works must be original! Please do not use kits for your own creations. Contest runs through August 16, 2020. The grand prize winner will be announced on August 20, 2020.

Free Arts! Family Day

Free Arts! Family Days will provide free engaging activities with artists and complimentary admission to the show on the third Sunday of each month. Samuel Lopez De Victoria, and Jen Clay will direct thematic activities relating to their artwork.

June 21, 2020
Activity: Design Your Deck!
Join artist Samuel Lopez De Victoria at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood for a game-inspired 
art activity that repurposes a deck of playing cards.
July 19, 2020
Activity: Create Your Own Felt Bonsai Drawing!
Create your own bonsai tree felt drawing with Curator of Exhibitions Meaghan Kent.
Click Here for the How to Video
August 16, 2020
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!
Click Here for the How to Video

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


Time To Play is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts; a Cultural Tourism Program grant from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau; Citizens Interested in Arts; the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency; and Visit Florida.

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