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The Boca Raton Museum of Art is presenting “Early Gold in the Kingdom of the Sun: Searching the Origins of Prehispanic Goldsmiths” on Sunday, October 31, 2021.  The event runs for an hour between 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC).

Recent discoveries in Huanchaco, a coastal site in the North Coast of Peru, have unveiled exquisite jewelry made of gold and gilded copper. Along with beads carved from semi-precious stones and shells gathered on the present-day Ecuadorian coastline, researchers are now “rethinking how trade and exchange played a role in early Andean metallurgy”. 

University of Florida Assistant Professor Dr. Gabriel Prieto reveals early occurrences of gold artifacts in the Andes. For the first time in the

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Delray Beach’s Public Library will house “Americans and the Holocaust,” a traveling exhibition and educational initiative from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the American Library Association, from October 6 to November 17, 2021.  The exhibition examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, World War II, and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s.

“Americans and the Holocaust” is based on the special exhibition of the same name which opened in April of 2018, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition will travel to libraries across the country from 2021 to 2023.

The exhibition and following programming are free and open to the public, but

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The Galleries of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton started their exhibition season with “Under the Florida Sun: South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual & Media Artists Fellowship,” on view until October 10, 2021. The exhibition features the work of 12 preeminent South Florida artists who are recipients of the 2021 South Florida Cultural Consortium awards. The South Florida Cultural Consortium is funded with the support of the Boards of County Commissioners of Broward County, Martin County, Miami-Dade County, and Monroe County, and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

The Consortium is an alliance of the arts councils of Broward County, Martin County, Miami-Dade County, Monroe County, and Palm Beach County, and conferred the artists

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The Galleries of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton started their exhibition season with “Under the Florida Sun: South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual & Media Artists Fellowship,” on view until October 10, 2021. The exhibition features the work of 12 preeminent South Florida artists who are recipients of the 2021 South Florida Cultural Consortium awards. The South Florida Cultural Consortium is funded with the support of the Boards of County Commissioners of Broward County, Martin County, Miami-Dade County, and Monroe County, and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

The Consortium is an alliance of the arts councils of Broward County, Martin County, Miami-Dade County, Monroe County, and Palm Beach County, and conferred the artists

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Catch a world premiere exhibition at the first-ever virtual reality expedition of Machu Picchu.  The exhibit will open at the Boca Museum of Art on October 16, 2021.  “Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru” showcases these rich histories and traditions. The Boca Museum is located at 501 Plaza Real in Boca Raton.  The presentation was recorded in 2020 during the closure of the site due to the pandemic. State-of-the-art drone-virtual reality technology was used to film the location providing a never-before-seen look at the mythical landmark.

Through cinematic motion chairs and virtual reality headsets, visitors experience the sights, sounds and breathtaking vistas of the ancient city 7,000 feet above sea level as if they are there. Roaring

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The Kravis Center, Dreyfoos Concert Hall in West Palm Beach is presenting Ballet Palm Beach and the Miami City Ballet performances of The Nutcracker.  The story of The Nutcracker is loosely based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann fantasy story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, about a girl who befriends a nutcracker that comes to life on Christmas Eve and wages a battle against the evil Mouse King.

Tickets are now available for the following dates and times:

December 4, 2021 @ 7:00 PM

Ballet Palm Beach: The Nutcracker

Kravis Center - Dreyfoos Concert Hall - West Palm Beach, FL

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December 5, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

Ballet Palm Beach: The Nutcracker

Kravis Center - Dreyfoos Concert Hall - West Palm Beach, FL

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As part of the 17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Palm Beach County residents and visitors are eligible for FREE admission to many participating local museums and cultural institutions on September 18, 2021. It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy attractions for free. 

Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 18, 2021, for two people.

Please check ahead of time to see if reservations are required or if the museums have added additional requirements.  Please check ahead of time to

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 Southeast Florida residents should take advantage of Smithsonian Museum Day.  The special day will provide free admission to museums on September 18, 2021. You can open your mind and enjoy FREE admission to hundreds of museums and cultural institutions across the United States as part the 17th annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on September 18, 2021.

Please visit the  Smithsonian Museum Day , search for participating museums in your area. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per e-mail address. Each ticket provides complimentary general admission for two people. 

Limit one ticket per household. If you’re planning a group excursion, each pair will need to download their own admit-two pass.

To see if your favorite museum is on

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Palm Beach County residents and visitors with an eligible Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Account are eligible for free entry the first weekend of each month to participating museums in Florida.  It is wonderful to be able to share opportunities to enjoy attractions in Florida for free. 

The Museums On Us program offers free entry the first weekend of each month to participating museums in Florida, and elsewhere, with eligible Bank of America or Merrill Lynch accounts. The free entry to museums requires an appropriate credit or debit card, plus photo Identification.

Please check ahead of time to see if reservations are required or if the museums have added additional requirements.  Please check ahead of time to see if reservations are required

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The Boca Raton Chamber is hosting a “Midsummer Party and Last Look” party. This event is part of Boca Raton Chamber Festival Days. It is a series of fun-filled events held at different locations during the month of August.  Monday, August 30, 2021 @ 6:00pm at the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

Enjoy a “Last Look” at current exhibitions before the Museum closes for Machu Picchu and the Golden Empire of Peru opening Oct. 16, 2021. The event will feature light bites and cocktails. 

On view through Sep. 5, 2021, at the Boca Raton Museum of Art:

• An Irresistible Urge to Create: The Monroe Family Collection of Florida Outsider Art 

• Vickie Pierre: Be My Herald of What’s to Come 

• “Glasstress Boca Raton 2021” 

This event is part of Boca Raton

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