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Join Boca Museum of Art as they present a 4-part lecture series with Kurt Stone. Mr. Stone has a unique and intimate view with an encyclopedic knowledge of his hometown's greatest industry. The discussions are intended to give you a behind the screen peek. It is a fascinating look at Hollywood's early history and deconstruction of its most famous collaborations. The museum is located at 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, at Mizner Park. 

The Boca Raton Museum of Art was established in 1950, founded by artists, and known as the Art Guild of Boca Raton. The organization has grown to encompass an Art School, Guild, Store, and Museum with permanent collections of contemporary art, photography, non-western art, glass, and sculpture, as well as a diverse

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The world premiere of Art of the Hollywood Backdrop features original, full-sized matte painting backdrops used in Hollywood's Golden Age in films like "The Sound of Music,” “Singing in the Rain,” and "North by Northwest," and "Ben-Hur." This exhibition of scenic backdrops, made for the movies between 1938 and 1968, is a celebration of a popular art form that had almost been forgotten; and it is now time to acknowledge the authorship of the painting of Mount Rushmore, Ben-Hur’s Rome, the Von Trapp Family’s Austrian Alps, and Gene Kelly’s Paris street scene. The exhibition runs from April 20, 2022, through January 22, 2023, at the Boca Museum of Art located at 501 Plaza Real in Boca Raton.

The major studios used the massive backdrops as special

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