World Renowned Artist and Author Mahi Binebine is Guest Speaker for Arts Means Business Breakfast

Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan/PEN American Center

Free event is sponsored by Forre’ & Co. Fine Art Gallery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Business for the Arts Broward presents an Arts Means Business Breakfast onThursday, December 11 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. with legendary award-winning global artist and author Mahi Binebine at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, One East Las Olas Blvd.

Presented by Forre’ & Co. Fine Art Gallery, the event is free and begins with a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and the guest presentation at 8 a.m.

A professor of mathematics, a painter and sculptor who exhibits particularly in France, New York, Germany and the U.S., Binebine was born in Marrakech, Moracco and has lived in Paris, New York and Madrid. Several of his novels have been translated into a dozen languages.  His artwork is part of many public and private collections including the Guggenheim, New York; the Museum Bank Al Maghrib; the Kinda Foundation; the Musem of Marrakesh; the Kamal Lazaar Foundation; and more.

To RSVP for the breakfast call 954-940-5344 or email Free guided museum tours will follow the presentation.

Mahi will come to the U.S. from Paris where he lectured and signed books at the Louvre in early November. In addition to the Business for the Arts Breakfast, Binebine will be part of a community collaboration that will take him to Art Basel in Miami and to Fort Lauderdale for an exhibit at Forre’ & Co Fine Art Gallery, 1007 E. Las Olas Blvd., with a Collector’s Preview Reception scheduled for Thursday, December 11 from 6 to 9 p.m.

For more information about Binebine, visit

About Business for the Arts of Broward

Business for the Arts of Broward is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) engaging businesses and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of the County’s art and cultural community as well as to recognize the connection between cultural vitality, creative success, and economic development. To learn more or