The Front Porch Project, A Photography Portrait Exhibition by Michael Murphy 6/9/20

The Front Porch Project, A Photography Portrait Exhibition by Michael Murphy
Tuesday, 06/09/2020-07/09/2020, 11:00 am-07:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as Broward County’s premier shopping destination, will present The Front Porch Project, a new month-long photography portrait exhibit by Michael Murphy chronicling South Florida life during the COVID-19 quarantine. The walk-through retrospective will open on Tuesday, June 9, at 11 a.m. in the space across from Altar’d State, next to Swarovski.

Captured by professional photographer Murphy, The Front Porch Project features 32 18” x 24” canvas-style portraits illustrating a cross-section of Fort Lauderdale leaders and community members enjoying life from their front porches, yards and places of business. Included in the slice-of-life portrayals are Lisa Scott Founds, CEO of Winterfest, internationally recognized entertainers Latrice Royale, Jim Buff (Electra) and Miss Varla Jean Merman, Lori Parrish, Brett Rose of UNCS, Kim Vassar, vice president of philanthropy at Arc Broward, Jessica Kersey Rodriguez, director of major gifts at South Florida PBS, Alan Goldstein and Robert Hughes of Over the Top, Wilton Manors City Commissioners Scott Newton and Paul Rolli plus others.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale has already welcomed shoppers back with limited hours and additional safety measures according to government guidelines. Please visit for additional details.

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About The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as one of South Florida’s premier shopping destinations, is the largest and most upscale regional mall in Broward County. Macy’s, Dillard’s and Neiman Marcus anchor the popular center, which also features known stores, including Altar’d State, American Eagle Outfitters, Apple, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Free People, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Pandora and Fort Lauderdale’s first H&M. It is also home to Powerhouse Gym and a fine roster of dining establishments such as Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, P.F. Chang’s, Blue Martini and Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. Just steps away from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach, it is minutes from the airport, port, downtown, hotels and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center with easy access from Sunrise Boulevard, U.S. Highway 1 (Federal Highway), Interstate 95, Interstate 595, and U.S. Highway A1A (Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard). Located at 2414 East Sunrise Blvd., it is currently open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Restaurants enjoy later hours. More information is available by calling (954) 564-1036 or at

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