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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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 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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