Palm Beach County is well known for its boundless natural beauty and miles of sandy white beaches. If you are looking for an artistic adventure, you will find that The Palm Beaches is full of museums, galleries, world class exhibits, theatre and more.
Art in Public Places
The city of West Palm Beach's program brings creative expression to the streets, parks and other public places. Contemporary works by internationally known artists have become part of the city's landscape. Continuously open to the public on display throughout the city. Art in Public Places
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach; 832-5328 or ansg.org. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.
Featuring nine monumental sculptures and more than 100 works by Ann Weaver Norton are featured at her former studio and residence. “Flowers” exhibition: Artwork focused on flowers in various media, Wednesday through March 6.
Armory Art Center
1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-832-1776 or armoryart.org. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. “Ceramic Mind Field: Contemporary Clay & Ceramics,” through Saturday.
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Robert Montgomery Building, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth; 561-471-2901 or palmbeachculture.com. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
■ “Nature Preserved:” through Saturday.
■ “Palm Beach County Natural Areas:” through Saturday.
■ “Passions Collide: The Photography of Neil Cohen,” through Saturday.
■ “The Art of Dr. Seuss,” through Jan. 14.
■ Bernice Harwood, through Jan. 16.
■ Sandra Thompson, through Feb. 13.
Mounts Botanical Garden
531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach; 561-233-1757 or mounts.org. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Jan. 1, New Year’s Day. “Nature Connects” isan exhibit of fifteen structures made of Legos displayed throughout the garden, through Feb. 14.
Palm Beach Preservation Society
Robert M. Grace Library, 311 Peruvian Avenue, Palm Beach 561-832-0731 or palmbeachpreservation.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Featuring painting exhibit: "Palm Beach Interiors of Theodore Colebrook", Wednesday-Jan. 29.
The Society of the Four Arts
Four Arts Plaza; 24 Arts Plaza, Palm Beach 561-655-2776 or fourarts.org. Hours of operation 10a.m.to 5p.m.
■ “Illustrating Words: The Wondrous Fantasy World of Robert L. Forbes, poet, and Ronald Searle, artist,” through April, at the Mary Alice Fortin Children’s Art Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturdays.
■ “An Eye for Opulence: Charleston through the Lens of the Rivers Collection,” through Jan. 10, at the Esther B. O’Keeffe Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Whitespace: The Mordes Collection
2805 N. Australian Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-842-4131 or whitespacecollection.com. Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Featuring “Historical Survey of Contemporary Photography” and special projects, through April 3.