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The iconic Palm Beach Island’s Flagler Museum is now open for tours and special events. The Museum opened their doors to the public earlier this month.

The grand estate is one of the most famous landmarks and homes on Palm Beach Island. The Flagler Museum, formally known as Whitehall, is a grand estate that features more than 100,000 square feet filled with some of the most important Palm Beach history.

The home was commission by the American Industrialist Henry Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary. Flagler, the founder of Standard Oil commissioned John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to build and design the grand estate. Hastings and Carrere were also the architects for other famous landmarks such as the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City and

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The Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta is opening its world class art programs with an innovative approach.

 The new program introduced is for children ages 6 through 12. Children can join in on their “Super Summer” program and they will receive an ArtCamp in each box every week available by curbside pickup at the center or by mail.

The “Super Summer” art camp combines independent exploration and three optional interactive and zoom led classes with the help of the community. Each week, the box will contain the supplies needed to create your own characters and pieces. Virtual shows will be on Friday’s to show and explain their work.

The “Super Summer” art camp runs from June 1st through July 31st. Summer classes and programs for older children

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Encouraging children’s’ artistic chops while keeping walls free from markers and crayons is a delicate balance. With the current health restrictions in place, everyone, including kids are getting a bit stir crazy it can be a challenge. Try to keep them busy with free virtual classes for creative kids in South Florida.

The web offers a variety of art instructors teaching art classes for kids. The art classes are aimed for kids and range in diverse topics and age groups.  The virtual classes include simple craft projects, beginner drawing classes, watercolor painting, intermediate crafts, portraiture and more.  Some classes offer downloadable print outs for coloring and painting. 

The following are a few of the multitude of the free virtual

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Hundreds of artists and art instructors have been teaching art classes for kids for the past few weeks.  The art classes are aimed for kids and range in different topics, scenery and age groups.  The types of classes include simple craft projects, beginner drawing classes, watercolor painting, intermediate crafts, portraiture and more.  Some classes offer downloadable print outs and class sheets for coloring and painting. 

Here is a list we have found of online Art Classes for Kids:

Skillshare Online Art Classes: Offers 13 free online art classes for kids. Lessons can range from simple 15-minute course to courses lasting over an hour. 

Lunch Time Doodles With Mo Willems: The Brooklyn based artist and illustrator hosts a live doodle class

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The local art center and gallery in Tequesta is temporarily closed its doors but organizers and the center’s staff is now offering a variety of online virtual art classes for you to enjoy. 

The Lighthouse Art Center Gallery and School of Art is offering online classes including ceramics, drawing, jewelry, painting, sculpture and photography. The classes vary in price and the proceeds are used to pay the instructors that help to continue the organization’s mission of connecting the community to art. 

The classes will begin online next week and registration is now open for the live stream classes.  Classes will run from April 23rd to May 23rd. To register and sign up, click here to visit their website. 

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Many attractions here in Palm Beach County are moving towards virtual experiences that the public can enjoy from the comfort of their own homes.  The new virtual experiences include online classes and tutorials, museum tours, online exercises, cooking demonstrations and much more. 

Check out some of Palm Beach County’s Attractions that have gone virtual. 

Armory Arts Center: The Art Center has found a way to bring their artists and art exhibits to you through a virtual tour of their current gallery. 

Flagler Museum: The grand Palm Beach estate is giving viewers a virtual tour of the entire first and second floor of the museum filled with Palm Beach island’s history. The tour is available online or through their app called “Flagler Museum

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The Palm Beach Island grand estate and museum is offering virtual tours for you to tour the museum and estate in the comfort of your own home.  The Flagler Museum, formally known as Whitehall is an elegant estate that features more than 100,000 square feet that is filled with some of Palm Beach Island’s most important history. 

The elegant mansion features white marble columns and a red barrel roof overlooking the intercostal located just off of Cocoanut Row.  The estate features a large central courtyard, a full basement, two full stories plus an attic, the original fence built in 1901, ten antique clocks still working today and more than 75 rooms. The home features antiques, artwork and the history of the Gilded Age and Henry Flagler, known to be

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Palm Beach Island’s iconic Flagler Museum hosts Afternoon Tea every day from November until the end of April. The Afternoon Tea is held in the museum’s Café des Beaux-Arts. 

The elegant tea party features an array of delicious delicacies and refreshments and of course all the tea imaginable.  Guests can enjoy gourmet tea sandwiches, macaroons, traditional scones, sweets, the Flagler’s very own Whitehall Special Blend all served on the elegant Whitehall Collection of China. 

The tea party is held in the Café des Beaux- Arts in the Flagler Kenan Pavilion. The Pavilion was designed as a nineteenth century Beaux-Arts railway station with panoramic views of downtown West Palm Beach and the Intracoastal waterways. 

The Afternoon Tea is held on

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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.

Location: 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 some of the

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The anticipated Evening on Antique Row is considered to be on of the most fashionable street party in all of South Florida. The restaurants and shops along Antique Row come to life with special events, entertainment, beverages, food, music, shopping, antiques, VIP parties and much more.

The Antique Row district is a few blocks of fine art and antiques surrounded by the historic West Palm Beach neighborhood. The charming district has over 40 antique shops with selections of antique furniture, artwork, period decorations, and modern furnishings from the 17th through 20th centuries.

This Saturday, March 7th, the ultimate street party returns for a night of fun. The annual event is a signature fundraiser for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.

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