Historic Ali Cultural Arts:
353 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060 l 954-786-7876
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm and Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm
Enriching the community through performing arts, art exhibits and classes!

Gallery Closed for Renovations

Gallery Closed for Renovations






Press Play: The Sound of Music Exhibition

"Press Play" will feature the artwork of Jai D Artist and celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month through the depiction of some of the most notable names in music.






These Eyes

From aliens to revealing elephants in the room, this exhibition takes a peek inside the eclectic mind of artist and activist Niki Lopez.

Niki Lopez is a multi-media artist who works primarily in acrylics; “My representational work allows me to share and explore stories, symbols and concepts from ancient cultures and ideologies, as well as provoke thought as to the probability of life in other dimensions, multiple universes and galaxies, how they are all inter-connected with us here on planet earth”.

Known for her vibrant color palate, Niki's often ‘other-worldly’ art has been exhibited across South Florida (including the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art), New York and California.






Rice, Beans & Gumbo: Facts, Fictions and Frictions in Black History

An Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings by Adewale Adenle.

This exhibition constructs narratives that negate many formed, albeit conventional, ideological representations of Blackness. It is a visual exploration of the diverse socio-cultural and political trends that creates nuances of existential conditions and development—a visual journey that confirms, challenges and in the same vein, channels new thoughts, and revelations of blacks in history.






who am i Art Exhibition

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center and The Historic Ali Cultural Arts joined forces to celebrate Pompano Beach’s emerging visual and literary artists with the exhibition “who am i.” In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, outstanding local artists submitted their portrayal of how the words and actions of prolific figures in the African American community have inspired them to be who they are and what they will become.

The exhibit is a selection of 10 outstanding artists both visual and literary. The artwork was originally on display in the lobby of the Pompano Beach Cultural Center in tandem with the Afrique exhibition. Now this exhibition travels to the Historic Ali Cultural Arts upstairs gallery in tandem with Nigerian visual artist Adewale Adenle’s Rice, Beans and Gumbo – Facts, Fictions and Frictions in Black History.






The Legacy: “A Commemoration of Esther Elizabeth Rolle”

This exhibition celebrates the life and legacy, provides history and shows the affects and impact Esther Rolle shared with the world and as an African American woman in the entertainment industry in the 1960s.

Through this exhibit the Rock Road Restoration Historical Group’s goal is to introduce the history, engage and activate the community with African American culture and preservation of many pioneers of Pompano Beach.

Esther Rolle was born in Pompano Beach, attended Yale University, won an Emmy award and was the first woman to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Civil Rights Leadership Award for raising the image of blacks through her work on stage, television and in the movies. The anniversary of both her birth and death are in November, to celebrate the achievements of this amazing woman