First Thursdays are ideal for appreciating art. First Thursdays are when NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale offers free entry to all.
Sunny Days/Starry Nights events are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. the first Thursday of every month, and entry is free. Often events include 2-for-1 deals on wine.
Fun For Kids
The free entry days first Thursdays usually include free Mini Muse events for kids. Usually, Mini Muse is 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. first Thursdays, with drop-in art projects or other fun.
Regular fees are $16 for adults; $10 for seniors; $8 for military; $5 for students 13 to 17 years old and college students with ID; and free for NSU students, faculty and staff, museum members, and ages 12 and younger.
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale also offers these opportunities for discounts or free entry:
- Residents of Fort Lauderdale are admitted free on Fort Lauderdale Neighbor Day, usually the last Sunday of the Month, with a driver’s license, or residential utility bill with proof of Fort Lauderdale address.
- Recipients of SNAP benefits get in free with their EBT card and photo ID. Four people can get in free for each card.
- Active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserves, are admitted free from Memorial Day to Labor Day as part of the Blue Star Museums program.
- Bank of American card holders get free admission the first full weekend of every month through Bank of America’s Museums on Us program.
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is at 1 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 954-525-5500, website.