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Coral Gables Museum Live program for Family Day

May 8 2021 3pm

285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

iLUMA (Inter-generational Literacy Using Music and Art) is an arts integration that uses music, art and keywords to improve reading comprehension. 

This event made possible with the support of the City of Coral Gables and part of 10 Days of Connection

Participate in iLUMA Peter and Wolf  Louisiana Bayou

Virtual Session Friday, May 21 10AM EST

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Right click the image below and select save image as to save the storyboard to your computer.  You can complete it using Paint or another image software or print it and color with crayons or colored pencils.

10th Anniversary Season made possible by a grant from PNC Arts Alive begins today with Between the Bars: Music and the Prison Experience in partnership with the Innocence Project of Florida, broadcast live at the Historic Butler House in Deerfield Beach.  Hear interviews between SFCE Executive Director Myrna Meeroff and Florida Exonerees and  live music by the SFCE trio paired with each wrongfully convicted Floridian.  

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Our 10th Anniversary season is now 10th Anniversary Season: America made possible by a grant from PNC Arts Alive. Thank you PNC Bank for funding this exciting project that focuses on American composers and American history as we search for how to find #equality for all.

And thank you to our other funders

What’s on through the month of September

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Watch all of our previous videos and 

Stay tuned for : 

 Program 5: The Pied Pipers August 24  

Miami Dade Parks and Recreation iLUMA Residency: Treemonisha 

These virtual sessions are open to all ages but are designed to introduce or reinforce reading comprehension, listening and memory skills.  Hear a story told in 6 parts and color and draw your answers to reading comprehension questions while you listen to live music from the story.   Treemonisha is an opera by Scott Joplin about how education is the key to a successful future.

Arcola Lakes Senior Center September 15 10-11am
Gwen Cherry Park September 15 11:30am-12:30pm
Goulds Park September 17 10-11am
Deerwood Bonita Lakes Park September 17 11:45am-12:45pm
Westwind Lakes Park September 22 10-11am
Continental Park September 22 11:45am-12:45pm
Oak Grove September 24 10-11am
Country Village Park September 24 11:35am-12:45pm
South Dade Park September 24 2-3pm

Registration links coming soon.

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Our European Tour was a great success.  We gave 4 performances in five days across three countries, serving seniors, children and adults with disabilities.  We also had the opportunity to present our 2019-2020 Light Prize to Golden Globe Nominated actor Tobias Menzies.  Be sure to watch him in the upcoming season of The Crown as he takes over the role of Prince Philip.

Congratulations to SFCE 2018-19 Light Prize Winner Nestor Torres

Grant Awards- FAB! and the Frederick DeLuca Foundation

We received our first grant from the Frederick DeLuca foundation to work with Meals on Wheels and Impact Broward to feed children this summer.  Our project, Quatro, brings four art forms to the children including literature, music, dance and fashion design.  Students learn about world culture while they eat lunch and make musical instruments from the packaging of their lunch, create a costume and perform a cultural dance.

The South Florida Chamber Ensemble receives a grant from FAB!(Funding Arts Broward) for our ninth season, Changing Our World More.  Executive Director Myrna Meeroff with members of Brazilian voices at award ceremony. 

Season 9 begins October 2019

We are continuing our work with a second season of Changing Our World, including LGBT rights, the refugee crisis,  prison reform, disability rights and clean water.  Season 9 also sees the return of the SFCE to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center as well as a continuation of our series at the Miramar Cultural Center.  Tickets available starting August 1, 2019.

Congratulations to our own Myrna Meeroff who was named a finalist for the fifth year in a row for ArtsEd Forever  Broward Teaching Artist of the Year.