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The Boca Raton Museum Of Art’s “Imagining Florida: History and Myth In The Sunshine State,” exhibit is three years in the making. It brings together over 200 paintings, photographs and kitschy artifacts that represent and illustrate the past 300 years of Florida’s colorful history.

From natural landscapes to frontier outposts to burgeoning towns, the scenes featured in Imagining Florida portray many different aspects of the state- its deep-rooted Seminole and Miccosukee heritage, its historic African American communities, and its identity as a tourist destination.

Whether you want to learn some local history, view some beautiful art, or both, you’re not going to want to miss this exhibit.

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Begin 2019 is the year of the Boar, so start it off right this Saturday at the Norton Museum of Art.  

Norton is happy to host dragon and lion dances performed by the Lee Koon Hung Kung Fu Chinese Martial Arts Association. There will also be a fun variety of things to do at the museum for the whole family, all of them in celebration of Chinese culture. Other activities throughout the day include a lantern-making workshop, a calligraphy demonstration and workshop, Chinese art projects for all ages, and tours.

The group "Music From China" will perform a concert of new music for ancient Chinese and western instruments, including a work recently co-commissioned by the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C. Laurie Barnes, the Elizabeth B. McGraw

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Tomorrow, Saturday Feburary 9th is the big day for the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The museum opens its doors after eight years of construction and renovations. The museum has undergone a $100 million renovations that were done by the award-winning British Architectural Design and Engineering firm, Foster + Partners.

The museum had to start fundraising campaigns to raise $100 million dollars for the renovations and continued to raise money until the renovations were completed.

The Norton Museum of Art was originally built in 1941 to house the art collection of the industrialist Ralph Hubbard Norton. Today, the museum is known for its massive collection of contemporary art galleries and exhibits. The new renovations to the museum include a

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This Saturday, February 9th, head to The Norton Museum of Art to celebrate the opening of the expansion - before it opens to the public! Join us in the new Pamela and Robert B. Goergen Garden for light bites, music by DJ Lindsey Mills of Salt Witch Studio, and a craft beer garden featuring Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, Anchor, Lagunitas, and more!

Plus, enjoy an exclusive preview of the opening exhibitions Going Public: Florida Collectors Celebrate the Norton, Modern Spontaneity: Ralph Norton’s Watercolor Collection, and Nina Chanel Abney, the latest exhibition of RAW (Recognition of Art by Women).

Upgrade to the VIP ticket for access to the VIP terrace with full bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres! Click here to RSVP.

Norton Museum Of Art

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The streets of Mizner Park will once again be filled with a tremendous selection of art from across the country as the Boca Raton Museum of Art presents its 33rd Annual Museum Art Festival. One-of-a-kind art will be available for purchase including painting, sculptures, jewelry, fiber art, photography, ceramics, pottery, wood art, mixed media, graphic design, crafts, and art glass.  

All of the festivals proceeds help support the Museum’s educational programs for children and youth. Admission is complimentary and free parking is available in the garages at Mizner Park.

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The Boca Raton Museum Of Art

International in scope, while reflecting the creative expression of our region and city, the Boca Raton Museum

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The Palm Beach Museum of Natural History is a cultural, South Florida landmark. The Museum's primary focus is on the archaeology and natural history of southern Florida, including its place within the context of the wider Caribbean region.

The museum has a number of interesting exhibits including “Expedition Ice Age,” which features Mammoths, Mastodons, Giant Sloths, and Saber-toothed Cats. Another big draw at the museum is Cheryll the Triceratops, a large, nearly fully-complete, Triceratops skeleton.

Where: 10300 Forest Hill Blvd Suite 172, Wellington, FL 33414

When: 11:30AM to 7:30PM Monday – Saturday. And 12:00AM to 6PM on Sunday.

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One of the key goals of The Palm Beach Museum of Natural History is the

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 Every year at Christmas time The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, also called “Whitehall,” is decorated in traditional Gilded Age splendor. The focal point of the Christmas decorations is a 16-foot-tall Christmas Tree in the Grand Hall, adorned with colored electrical lights and traditional Gilded Age style ornaments.

Bring your family and experience holiday traditions like the Annual Tree Lighting where you can meet Santa Claus, enjoy refreshments, hear music on the historic organ and watch as Henry Flagler's descendants and relatives light the Grand Hall Christmas Tree. The annual Special Christmas Lecture features a presentation on holiday traditions. During Holiday Evening Tours, families tour Whitehall after hours by the glow of the original light

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If you live in West Palm Beach don’t miss the Florida Surf Museum!

The Palm Beach County Surfing History Project, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to preserving, documenting and exhibiting a history of surfing in Florida, focusing primarily on Palm Beach County.

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This weekend head to the Flagler Museum to check out an exhibition of more than 80 of Edward Steichen's dramatic black and white portraits of celebrities and fashion models from the 1920s and 30s. Edward Steichen was one of the most prolific and influential figures in the history of photography.

In 1923 Steichen, already a famous painter and fine art photographer was offered the prestigious position of chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, the influential fashion and society magazines published in New York by Condé Nast. Throughout his fifteen years at the magazines, Steichen produced some of the most striking creations of twentieth-century photography, showcasing the culture of that era and its most prominent stars from the realms of

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