Island SPACE Caribbean Museum welcomes South Florida for grand reopening

Island SPACE Caribbean Museum, the one Caribbean heritage museum in the USA, will host a grand reopening on Saturday, April eighth. 

Nonetheless, within the northeast part of Broward Mall, the archive, artwork gallery and heart for the humanities lately relocated to a bigger unit, now benefiting from more room for neighborhood collaboration. The occasion, themed “A Celebration of the Caribbean,” will welcome attendees of all ages and cultures with free entry, family-friendly actions, and surprises. 

The day will start with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. The primary 50 friends to attend the ribbon slicing will obtain welcome items. 

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From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., friends can discover the power on their very own, or be a part of considered one of three guided group excursions beginning at 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. Youngsters can take pleasure in Easter actions together with kite and hat making, and the entire household can take pleasure in musical performances and interactive cultural dance displays.

Within the night, the museum will host donors and companions for a personal reception. Invited attendees will study in regards to the museum’s progress, packages, plans for future improvement, and extra partnership alternatives, whereas they take pleasure in nice firm, leisure, and light-weight refreshments. 

Island SPACE Caribbean Museum welcomes South Florida for grand reopening
Visitors study a few of Florida’s Caribbean leaders in enterprise, politics, and leisure within the Caribbean-American part of the Island SPACE archive. | Photograph: David I. Muir (Island Syndicate)

“We’re excited to welcome South Florida to the brand new Island SPACE facility,” mentioned the president of the board of administrators, Calibe Thompson. “Whereas many cherished our unique location, the brand new house feels larger, brighter and extra welcoming. We’re planning a sturdy calendar of culturally enriching, instructional and thrilling occasions and displays, and we will’t wait to study what our fantastic friends, acquainted and new, take into consideration the work we do.”

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To search out the brand new location: Visitors could park within the lot close to Broward Boulevard and College Drive, and enter by way of the doorways throughout from the disabled parking space, the place the mall meets the brand new building. After passing the administration workplaces, Island SPACE would be the first unit on the left.

Island Society for the Promotion of Inventive and Cultural Schooling (Island SPACE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group devoted to the development of arts, tradition, historical past, and academic initiatives that symbolize the Caribbean area, in South Florida and the broader diaspora.

For extra details about the Island SPACE Caribbean Museum Grand Reopening: A Celebration of the Caribbean, go to or contact 954-999-0989.

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