Tagged : Museum

There are currently 38 blog entries matching this tag.

There’s a vibrant art scene in the Palm Beaches and it’s anchored by a growing number of galleries and cultural museums. Here are a few 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 sculptures. The Gardens

30 Views, 0 Comments.

The Norton Museum of Art hosts a collection of over 7,000 fine art work with a concentration in European, American, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art and photography. On Fridays and Saturdays, museum admission is free at The Norton! The entire family is welcome to experience the museum’s new renovations and sculpture gardens.

Date: Friday, November 15th & Saturday, Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 10:00pm

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL

38 Views, 0 Comments.

Stuart is known for peace and quiet. But there’s more to the area than that, here are some great options for those looking to have fun this Fall in Historic Downtown Stuart.

Riverwalk

Follow the boardwalk along the St Lucie River, taking in a great breeze; beautiful water; plenty of boats; and shops, restaurants, and parks along the way.  Riverwalk is a relaxing opportunity to have some downtime. And, for those with families or grandchildren, there is a fun playground along the way. If you are new to Stuart, be sure to check out the Rock’n Riverwalk live music celebration every Sunday.

The Stuart Green Market

FREE to the public, this market opens in the downtown district at 9am on Sundays. Posted hours say they close at 1pm, but many

174 Views, 0 Comments.


The iconic Palm Beach museum is one of the most famous landmarks and homes on the island. The Flagler Museum is formally known as Whitehall and is a grand estate that features more than 100,000 square feet and was built in 1902 for the American Industrialist Henry Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary.

Flagler, the Industrialist and founder of Standard Oil commissioned John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to design and built the elegant estate. Hastings and Carrere were also the architects for other famous landmarks such as the New York Public Library and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City during the Gilded Age. Flagler is also known for developing Florida’s East Coat and is mainly responsibly for making Palm Beach America’s first resort

89 Views, 0 Comments.

For art lovers in the Palm Beaches, here are three galleries you will enjoy.

Norton Museum

The Norton Museum of Art boasts a great reputation for its decorated collection of both local and international art. Located in downtown West Palm Beach, the Norton Museum of Art showcases over 7,000 pieces with an emphasis on European, Chinese, and American artists. The museum has gained a large following thanks to its way of engaging visitors with specialty programs and astonishing events. It offers art education programs, workshops, classes and more to people of all ages.

The Norton Museum of Art: 1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, Florida. Phone: 561-832-5196

The Society of the Four Arts 

Located on the prestigious island of Palm Beach amongst

233 Views, 0 Comments.


On the last Friday of each month, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium allows visitors and guests to attend their popular Nights At The Museum event.

The fun filled night is for the whole family and includes extended hours to explore and wonder through the Science Center and Aquarium. Each month is a different theme and since Halloween is at the end of the month, this Friday’s theme is Spooky Science.

The night will include a Liquid Nitrogen Live Science Show, haunted miniature golf and trail, Superhero and Villain Trivia, Dry Ice Boo Bubbles, Oozing Pumpkin demonstrations, challenges, crafts, entertainment, exhibits, and much more. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase throughout the night.

Event Details:
When: Friday, October

276 Views, 0 Comments.

The Stuart Heritage Museum is a great place to go to learn about local South Florida history. The museum gives you a real sense of what things were like in the area’s past from living to working and everything in-between.

The museum was created in 1988 when the City of Stuart purchased the Stuart Feed Store building on Flagler Avenue in downtown Stuart, Florida. The purpose of Stuart Heritage is to help preserve the heritage, artifacts and history of Stuart and its surrounding communities. The countless relics housed by the museum define the history of the people, businesses, agriculture and community spirit of the City of Stuart and Martin County.

The museum building is itself a historical landmark. It is wooden, made of Dade County pine, which

251 Views, 0 Comments.


On the last Friday of the month, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium hosts their reoccurring Night at the Museum event.

The popular event welcomes guests of all ages to come and enjoy the Science Center and Aquarium after hours. Every month the theme is different and this month the theme is Superhero Science. Superhero Science will feature live interactives with Superheroes, explore the new exhibit Hall of Heroes, arts and crafts, live demonstrations, face painting, shows, entertainment and much more. You are allowed to dress up as your favorite Superhero for the night.

There will be drinks and food from Wholesome Tummies Café available for purchase throughout the night.

When: Friday, September 27th at 6 pm to 9 pm

Where: The South Florida

347 Views, 0 Comments.

Fall is here and that means cooler weather is on the way. Here are a few fun things you and your family will enjoy this Fall in West Palm Beach.

Cityplace

CityPlace is West Palm Beach's premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Just a free trolley ride or walk from Clematis Street, you can shop in a place where old-world architecture, beautiful fountains, and sidewalk cafes create a striking atmosphere reminiscent of a European town center.

Clematis Street

Clematis Street is the historical heart of Downtown West Palm Beach. Starting at Flagler Drive on the Intracoastal Waterway, walk west to experience the indigenous flavor of the area's colorful boutiques, nightclubs, live music, restaurants, and historical landmarks.

295 Views, 0 Comments.

If you want to learn some local history, you and your family can visit the historic Henry Flagler house in Palm Beach.

The museum is a great way to get a sense of the early 20th Century aristocracy. When it was completed in 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed that “Whitehall”, was "more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world."

Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public as the Flagler Museum, featuring guided tours, changing exhibits, and special programs.

Click here for more information.

Henry Flagler

Henry Morrison Flagler was an American industrialist and a founder of Standard Oil, first based in Ohio. He was also a key figure in

334 Views, 0 Comments.