1 st - Feb
28 th Black History Month Celebration 12:00 am | Various Locations and Virtual Programming
The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is proud to announce a creative and compelling celebration of Black History Month. February programming includes an inspiring virtual lecture series, an entertaining and thought-provoking one-man show by Jahman Hill and stunning new art exhibitions.
In addition, regularly scheduled programs, including the Lunch with Art Lecture Series and Lyrics Lab will showcase Black community leaders, filmmakers, entertainers and historical figures. All programs are free and will premiere on the City of Pompano Beach Facebook page, in addition to being available for viewing at any time at on the Pompano Beach Arts website. Currently, the City’s art galleries are open by appointment for in-person tours, and virtual video programming about the exhibitions will also be available on the website.
- Virtual Lunch with Art – Poetry Edition - February 4 @ 12:15 pm
- Virtual Story Time at Blanche Ely House Museum - February 6
- Esther Rolle Centennial Exhibition
- Now through Feb. 10 at the Ali Cultural Arts Center
- Gallery Visits by Appointment
- The Longer the Feather Exhibition
- Now through March 25 at the Bailey Contemporary Arts Center
- Gallery Visits by Appointment
- B.A.S.E. (Broward Art and Soul Experience) Exhibition
- February 10 - May 13 at the Ali Cultural Arts Center
- Gallery Visits by Appointment
- Black History Month Virtual Lecture Series
- February 4 – HAIRitage: The Art of Black Hair and Entrepreneurship
- February 11 – Black and Educated: The Importance of the Arts
- February 28 -- Mental Health, The Arts and Diaspora Connections to Ghana, Africa
- Lunch with Art - the Lecture Series - February 11 @ 12:15 pm
- Green Market Pompano Beach -- February 13 from 9 am – 2 pm
- Celebrating Black History Month and Valentine’s Day Theme
- Lyrics Lab - February 17 at 8 pm
- Featuring the Lyrics Lab Band and Spoken Word Poets
- Premieres on the City of Pompano Beach Facebook Page on Feb. 17 at 8 pm
- Black Enough – Flourish (One Man Virtual Show) - February 18 at 8 pm
- Register for Free Tickets
10 th - Apr
30 th Artist Talk with Walter Griffin 12:00 am | Bailey Contemporary Arts
Photographer Walter Griffin discusses his inspiration for his photos of ladies in church hats on view in the exhibition The Longer the Feather at Bailey Contemporary Arts. During his insightful conversation with curatorial consultant Juliana Forero, he also shares stories and photos from his acclaimed career covering Civil Rights icons, jazz artists, cyclists and more! To make an appointment to view any of the City's exhibitions, please visit www.pompanobeacharts.org/programs
ABOUT WALTER GRIFFIN
Photography captures timeless situations, ordinary people, the texture of life in the moment.
Photography expresses humor, joy and beauty.
Walter feels a responsibility to preserve a visual history documenting positive real-life images; this is the stimulus for his photography. His work expresses that philosophy through an evolving photographic style.
Walter’s work preserves life’s interactions, captures the present for the future and provides a bridge for future generations of photographers.
Walter’s life-long focus is capturing and preserving personal interactions. His work has been exhibited and published throughout America, Africa and Europe. He has lectured at numerous Universities throughout the United States.
He reaches out to the next generations of photographers by leading young people’s photography workshops.
Walter’s repertoire results from a lifetime of photographing jazz musicians, cityscapes, cultural events, dancers and the seasons of life; it is a constant voice and ever-expanding collection of unique personal images creating a universal visual history.
18 th - May
13 th B.A.S.E (Broward Art and Soul Experience) 12:00 am | Ali Cultural Arts Center
B.A.S.E. (Broward Art and Soul Experience) is an exhibition curated by Emmanuel George that centers around Black Broward history. It aligns with his mission of bringing forth a Black History Museum to South Broward by highlighting the connection of all Broward’s black communities.
Participating Artists include: Kyle Harris, Dianna Dominque Seelal, Ne’Chelle Straughter (Kaspvr), Cherish Watson, Richard "Untamedink" Dubose, and JDRawtalent (Jean Denis)
26 th Music Under the Stars (Virtual) 7:00 pm | Virtual Event
Join the City of Pompano Beach on the city’s Facebook page or website for some good music without leaving the comfort of your home. The concert will go live at 7pm. For a full playlist of past events please see this link.
April - Kings Highway (classic rock/pop)
March - Classic Rock Therapy
February - Poor Life Decisions
November 27 - The 807 Band Part 2
November 13 - The 807 Band Part 1
October 9 - The Andrew Morris Band Part 1
September 25 - Pocket Change Part 2
27 th Green Market Pompano Beach 9:00 am | Pompano Beach Cultural Center
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18th Annual Green Market Pompano Beach
Come out to enjoy Pompano Beach’s green market and support our local businesses.
We have moved to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center! All the vendors you love plus new surprises!
The Green Market Pompano Beach is presented by the Pompano Beach Historical Society in partnership with the City of Pompano Beach and takes place from November – April on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 9 am – 2 pm. We are committed to providing the community with the best and freshest fruits and vegetables, juices, baked goods, local honey, seafood and other food items, as well as orchids, plants, and health-related products and services. Visitors will also find hand-made crafts, art and culinary products at the Market. Each Green Market date will have a different theme, creating unique and exciting experience every time you visit!
Yoga on the Great Lawn, led by Samantha Marcum, will take place from 10 – 11 am and unique shopping can be enjoyed throughout the event while you are entertained by the music of DJ Trish. Masks, social distancing and one-way foot traffic will be required, in addition there will be hand sanitizing stations available.
Buy Local! Eat Local! Shop Local!
These are just some of our Vendors
- 44 Produce
- Cool Dreams Desserts
- Vintage Kombucha
- Ray Of Life Sprouted Bread
- Honey Smak
- Pet Wants Dog Food
- Chocolate Diva Bakes
- Coffee Tempo
- Hart to Hart Graviloa
- Jojo's Flair
- Red Panda Naturals
- Kona Ice
- Betty & Esther Candles
- Faux the Love of Art
- Poblano South
- Bella Luna Plants & Design
- Wearable Zhen
- Whimsical Moonlight
- Beach Side Blends
Green Market Pompano Beach Schedule
2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from 9am – 2pm
Special themed days will take place throughout the season.
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - Community Awareness
What does community mean to you? Learn about the amazing people and places in our town.
Saturday, March 13, 2021 – St. Patrick’s Day
We are spreading the Luck of the Irish to everyone today with our shamrock-themed celebration.
Saturday, March 27, -2021 - Health and Wellness
Join us for ideas and activities that will jump start a healthier, happier lifestyle.
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - Spring Egg Hunt
Celebrate Spring with this egg-citing annual event!
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - Earth Day
Celebrate our planet and learn how you can support the environment.
Green Market Pompano Beach’s new home is now on the campus of the Pompano Beach Cultural Center just east of Dixie Highway. There is ample parking both at City Hall and on the south side of the Cultural Center and Library campus.
Pompano Beach Cultural Center Campus
50 W Atlantic Blvd.
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Connect with us:
Phone 954.545-7800, #3810
Interested in becoming a Vendor?
- Booth spaces measure approximately 10’ x 10’. Space may not be shared or sold to another vendor.
- Only one vendor will be assigned per booth space.
- Vendor fee: $30 + 7% sales tax + Eventbrite fees
- All vendors must be approved by the Green Market Pompano Beach Vendor Manager
27 th Music is Your Ali 10:00 am | Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd
Cancelled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Music Is Your Ali program is currently offering instruction in piano, guitar and drums. Students 12 and up are invited to join us each Saturday, for free 30-minute music lessons thanks, in part, to the support of the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation. Take this opportunity to grow your skill and fuel your passion!
28 th Black History Month Virtual Lecture Series 4:00 pm | Virtual
This Video will Premiere on Facebook on February 28 at 4:00 pm
Mental Health, The Arts and Diaspora Connections to Ghana, Africa
Join Keachia M. Bowers, MSW. All the way from Ghana, Africa as we close out our Black History Month Celebration. Keachia is a holistic practitioner of Transformative Healing and we will be discussing the state of mental health within the Black Community, how the arts aid in therapeutic healing, and how they both connect to the work she is doing internationally.