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This weekend, for the 29th year in a row, Downtown Stuart will be painted with art as over 200 artists and merchants fill Osceola Street along the merchant circle.

There will be all kinds of different art for sale and display at the event ranging from oil paintings to pottery to sewn goods and much more. One of the great things about the Downtown Stuart Art Festival is that all of the proceeds from the Art Festival benefit the Stuart Main Street program. With over 70 gift shops, restaurants, and clothing stores, this quaint downtown area sees locals and visitors alike who wish to enjoy a small-town warmth coupled with all of the luxuries of a city. Over the years, this festival has established itself as one of the main art fairs in Martin County.

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The Boca Raton Museum Of Art’s “Imagining Florida: History and Myth In The Sunshine State,” exhibit is three years in the making. It brings together over 200 paintings, photographs and kitschy artifacts that represent and illustrate the past 300 years of Florida’s colorful history.

From natural landscapes to frontier outposts to burgeoning towns, the scenes featured in Imagining Florida portray many different aspects of the state- its deep-rooted Seminole and Miccosukee heritage, its historic African American communities, and its identity as a tourist destination.

Whether you want to learn some local history, view some beautiful art, or both, you’re not going to want to miss this exhibit.

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The newly renovated Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach is hosting a new series every Friday night called Art After Dark.

Every Friday night the museum stays open late for the event and features an array of different programs every week. Tomorrow, February 15th, Writer Hilton Als, kicks off the new event. The Museum’s gardens will be filled with live music featuring pop, R&B and electronic jazz music brought to you by the New York based singer Sirintip performing her new debut album from 8 pm to 10 pm.

During the event there will be a change for you to create your own masterpiece in the Open Studio: monoPRINT portion of the night form 6 pm to 9 pm. Monoprinting is a print making technique where the same image can only be made once, making it very

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President’s Day weekend is upon us and for Palm Beachers, that means Artigras. This three-day, family-friendly event held in Abacoa is full of beautiful and interesting art in all media types and is jam-packed with fantastic sights, sounds and fabulous fun. There will be live music in all genres and, of course, lots and lots of food.

The event features 300 national and local fine artists at one of the Top 50 ranked premier art shows in the nation.

Artigras is sure to be fun for the whole family, there will even be an “ArtiKids Zone “sponsored by Hanley Foundation with Art Activities, Interactive Challenges, Bounce Games, Face Painting and photo ops.

Click here to buy tickets.

When: Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 6pm, and Monday from

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Tomorrow, Saturday Feburary 9th is the big day for the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The museum opens its doors after eight years of construction and renovations. The museum has undergone a $100 million renovations that were done by the award-winning British Architectural Design and Engineering firm, Foster + Partners.

The museum had to start fundraising campaigns to raise $100 million dollars for the renovations and continued to raise money until the renovations were completed.

The Norton Museum of Art was originally built in 1941 to house the art collection of the industrialist Ralph Hubbard Norton. Today, the museum is known for its massive collection of contemporary art galleries and exhibits. The new renovations to the museum include a

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Get ready because ArtiGras is back next Saturday, Sunday and Monday and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever!

ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival is the premier fine art festival of the Palm Beaches. Ranked as one of the top 100 art shows in the United States, ArtiGras showcases a unique juried exhibition of 300 fine artists from all over the country and draws tens of thousands of patrons.

The three-day event also features interactive art exhibits, live music, children's interactive art activities, food and drink, and demonstrations that provide an arts experience like no other in South Florida. ArtiGras has been selected as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. ArtiGras benefits over 60 school art programs

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This Saturday, February 9th, head to The Norton Museum of Art to celebrate the opening of the expansion - before it opens to the public! Join us in the new Pamela and Robert B. Goergen Garden for light bites, music by DJ Lindsey Mills of Salt Witch Studio, and a craft beer garden featuring Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, Anchor, Lagunitas, and more!

Plus, enjoy an exclusive preview of the opening exhibitions Going Public: Florida Collectors Celebrate the Norton, Modern Spontaneity: Ralph Norton’s Watercolor Collection, and Nina Chanel Abney, the latest exhibition of RAW (Recognition of Art by Women).

Upgrade to the VIP ticket for access to the VIP terrace with full bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres! Click here to RSVP.

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Over the past twenty years, ArtsFest has become one of the Treasure Coast’s most beloved and best-attended community events. ArtsFest has a reputation for having the best artists and artwork of any regional arts festival. The event provides significant financial support to the Arts Council of Martin County’s efforts to support the entire cultural sector.

ArtsFest showcases fine artists hailing from all around the country in the juried art show, and talented musicians with local and regional followings. We offer a beautiful tropical setting in scenic Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart. As a community-based arts organization, we seek to shine a spotlight on the many cultural assets in our community and bring fun, hands-on, free activities to the young

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This Saturday and Sunday Hobe Sound will once again welcome the nation's top artists and skilled craft artisans during the 18th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts. The free, outdoor event features hundreds of gallery-style booths filled with every medium of fine art lining Dixie Highway from Bridge Road to Venus Street. Comprised of both a fully juried art fair and a vetted craft fair, the popular event hosts more than 250 artists and craft artisans on site each day from 10 am to 5 pm.

Residents and visitors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more from the artists who are on site to discuss their inspirations and processes for each hand-made work.

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There’s a vibrant art scene in the Palm Beaches and it’s anchored by the growing number of galleries and cultural museums in the area. Here are a few such places that you might enjoy.

Arthouse 429

In the heart of West Palm Beach’s Art’s District in Northwood Village, Arthouse 429 is designed to house a wide variety of contemporary pieces, including painted works and freeform installations from artists such as Anon, Joel Cohen and Mary Coyle. Explore the outdoor sculpture garden, or enjoy the view from this gallery’s reception area on the second level outdoor terrace.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, the former home to sculptor Ann Weaver Norton, displays more than 100 original works, including nine monumental

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