Boca Raton Museum of Art

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Boca Museum of Art
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Boca Raton Museum of Art is located in Florida
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Location within Florida
Established 1940s[1]
Location 501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, Florida
Mizner Park
Coordinates 26°21′23″N 80°05′09″W / 26.356338°N 80.085838°W / 26.356338; -80.085838
Type Art[2]
Director Steven Maklansky [2][3]

The Boca Museum of Art is located at 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Florida in Mizner Park. It houses works of art by a number of the great masters.[4]

About[edit]

The Boca Museum of Art features an assortment of traveling exhibitions and permanent collections from established and rising artists. It offers educational programs, artist lectures, films, classes for children, and events.[5]

Permanent Collection[edit]

  • 19th and 20th century European and American painting, drawings and sculpture
  • The Dr. & Mrs. John J. Mayers Collection of Modern Masters (including Degas, Matisse, Modigliani, Picasso, Seurat and others)
  • After Minimalism: Abstract Sculpture from the 1970s and 1980s
  • The Art of Artifacts of West Africa
  • The Jean and David Colker Collection of Pre-Columbian art and Selections from the Photography Collection[5]

Artists in the collection[edit]

Gallery[edit]

This art museum has several paintings by Theresa Bernstein("Concert in Lewisohn Stadium,New York City"). This art museum also has pastel works by Leon Lhermitte and paintings by Leonid Purygin("Purygin's Culture and Recreation Park")Jacque Martin Ferriere("Gondolas in Venice") in its permanent collection.There is also a huge creation made by Ghanaian El Anatsui("Anonymous Creature-aluminum and copper wire) in its permanent collection.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrating 55 Years - The Boca Museum of Art", Florida History & the Arts, Spring 2006. Retrieved on November 05, 2007.
  2. ^ a b MuseumsUSA. "Boca Museum of Art Boca Raton, Florida", MuseumsUSA website, 2007. Retrieved on November 05, 2007.
  3. ^ artdaily, Boca Raton Museum of Art in Florida Names Steven V. Maklansky as New Director
  4. ^ Boca Museum of Art. Boca Museum of Art website. Retrieved on November 05, 2007.
  5. ^ a b Boca Museum of Art: About, ARTINFO, 2008, retrieved 2008-07-11 

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