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Downtown Delray Beach is known for its arts, culture and, of course, its nightlife. Here are 3 local art galleries you will enjoy in Downtown Delray Beach.

Cornell Art Museum 

The Cornell Art Museum is located in downtown Delray Beach in a restored old Florida house that was originally built in 1913. This charming gallery features different exhibits that rotate about every 3 to 4 months. The gallery offers tours, special events and more. 

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The Sundook Fine Art Gallery 

The Sundook Fine Art Gallery was founded in 1979. For years they have held the reputation as the one of the premier fine art galleries in the country. Sundook Galleries feature “original artwork, original paintings, limited editions, fine

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The DuBois Pioneer Home located in Dubois Park in Jupiter is one of the last remaining historic homesteads of its type in northern Palm Beach County. The historic Jupiter landmark closed in 2008 and underwent extensive renovations and is opened to the public for tours to learn about Jupiter’s history and the DuBois family. 

The home was built in 1898 by Harry DuBois, the son of Harry and Susan DuBois and Charlie Carlin, the oldest son of Captain Charles Carlin of the Jupiter Inlet Lifesaving Station. The home belonged to South Florida pioneers Harry and Susan DuBois and is a perfect example of the self-sufficient South Florida homestead with both archeological and historic value.

The “house on the hill” was built on top of the Native American shell

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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

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Here are some fun things for you and your family to do on rainy days in the Palm Beaches.

Escape Rooms

The growing popularity of escape rooms is well-deserved, with players of all ages working together to find a way out of a “locked” room before time runs out. There are several themes and locations to pick from in The Palm Beaches:

The Escape of South Florida - 10800 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Legends of Xscape - 324 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL

Time Travel Escapes – Escape Rooms Jupiter - 401 Maplewood Drive, Jupiter, FL

West Palm Beach Escape Rooms - 209 S. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL

The Surfing Museum

Florida has more coastline than California (47 miles in The Palm Beaches alone) and it also has a

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Palm Beach County has a long, rich history. Here are a few of the most interesting local museums to see and experience some of that history first-hand.

Flagler Museum

The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, also known as Whitehall, is a Palm Beach landmark that was originally built as a wedding present and winter retreat for Henry Morrison Flagler and his third wife, Mary Lily Kenan. The 75-room Gilded Age mansion, also known as Whitehall, was built in 1902. The building façade is breathtaking even today, with massive marble columns and a red barrel-tiled roof.

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. During your tour, learn

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their popular Jupiter Climb and Paddle event this week.

The event starts with a climb to the top of Jupiter’s iconic red Lighthouse and get your chance to see the incredible views of Jupiter and the waterways. The Lighthouse tower is 105 steps to the top and those who attend the event must be able to climb the tower’s steps.

Following the tour of the Lighthouse, the friends at the Jupiter Outdoor Center will guide the guests on paddleboards or kayaks through the waters of the Jupiter Inlet and nearby waterways for a tour and history from the water. During past events, those who attend often have seen manatees, sea turtles, birds and other marinelife along the journey.

The Jupiter Climb and Paddle event is

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The Palm Beach Show, formally the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show is coming back for another year. The show is in its 17th year and this year, the show has a new name. The Palm Beach Show will be taking over downtown West Palm Beach this February 13th through February 18th.

The Palm Beach Show is the largest show in its kind and one of the top cultural events in Palm Beach County. The prestigious art fair features international exhibitors displaying fine works of art from around the world, prestigious jewelry, fine artwork, beautiful antique pieces and much more.

The show draws tens of thousands of museum curators, private collectors, investors and high-end interior designers so grab your tickets before they sell out. Click here to purchase

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Palm Beach County has a variety of classic museums, like the Norton Museum of Art and the Society of Four Arts, where you can go an enjoy air-conditioned art. But it also has several other places where you can casually enjoy unique outdoor art. Here are a few that you might enjoy.

The Philip Hulitar

This serene and inspiring garden on Palm Beach mixes works of art with the natural masterworks of plant and flower. Visiting the Philip Hulitar Sculpture Garden will show you a place where the art of man has been blended with nature, with exceptional results

Mounts Botanical Garden

Created in 1938, Mounts Botanical Garden was intended as a guide for local homeowners building their own tropical gardens. Over the decades the garden became much

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The City of Boca Raton takes pride in its beautifully designed old town hall. With a domed bell tower and gabled roof, the Boca Raton History and Train Museum is the perfect place to visit for South Floridians interested in learning more about their local community. The building itself hails back to 1926 and flaunts the elegant Mediterranean Revival style of design. But there’s more to this landmark than just its exterior. Inside, you’ll find exhibits that touch on many important moments in Boca Raton’s history, including early personal computer technologies from IBM and a study of celebrity architect Addison Mizner. There are special “museum hunts” for small children and families, and the kids are sure to enjoy a visit to Boca’s restored 1930s train

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Ralph H Norton and his wife Elizabeth founded The Norton Museum of Art in 1941. Ralph Norton was an industrialist in Chicago who headed the Acme Steel Company. The museum came about because him and his wife used to collect items and art to decorate their home.

The couple began spending more time in Palm Beach County when they were semi-retired in 1935. Not knowing what to do with their giant art collection, the two decided to create their own museum in West Palm Beach. Construction first began on the Norton Gallery and the School of Art in 1940 and opened a year later to the public in February of 1941.

Today, the museum consists of more than 7,600 permanent works of art in five cultural departments, European, American, Chinese, Contemporary and

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