Art is a way of expression, a form of passion and often a dream to obtain. For those of us who have the fine taste for high quality art and want a new variety of museums to check out, Downtown Delray Beach has a few just for you. What makes a day persusing the local galleries of Atlantic Avenue spectacular is Delray itself. Known for its art and culture and of course its nightlife, Delray Beach is the perfect destination for Palm Beachers, Jupiter folks and Miamians to go for a day of shopping and art.
3 local art galleries you must visit in Delray Beach are: the Cornell Art Museum, The Sundook Fine Art Gallery and the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum.
The Cornell Art Museum
The Cornell Art Museum is located in downtown Delray Beach in a restored old Florida house that was originally built in 1913. This charming gallery features different exhibits that rotate about every 3 to 4 months. The gallery offers tours, special events and more. www.oldschoolsquare.org
The Sundook Fine Art Gallery
The Sundook Fine Art Gallery was founded in 1979. For years they have held the reputation as the one of the premier fine art galleries in the country. Sundook Galleries feature “original artwork, original paintings, limited editions, fine art prints, bronze sculptures and acrylic sculptures, all from the most highly acclaimed artists nationally and internationally.” www.downtowndelraybeach.com
The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is another historic site in Delray Beach. A restored home turned fine art museum, the Spady Museum features works of art focusing on culture, people and especially focused on African American history, Carribean American history and many more immigrant cultures. www.spadymuseum.com