A fantastic fall season of arts and culture has arrived here in Palm Beaches! The Palm Beach County Cultural Council, the official arts and culture support agency here in Florida’s cultural capital, is here to help you with three ideas for the week ahead. To enjoy and experience more, explore the Council’s online events calendar at palmbeachculture.com/events. Visit each organization’s website for COVID-19 security protocols and guidelines.
A fantastic fall season of arts and culture has arrived at The Palm Beaches. The Palm Beach County Cultural Council, the official arts and culture support agency here in Florida’s cultural capital, is here to help you with three ideas for the week ahead.
To enjoy and experience more, explore the Council’s online events calendar at palmbeachculture.com/events. Visit each organization’s website for COVID-19 security protocols and guidelines.
Celebrate the work of teaching artists
Now that the school is in session, take this opportunity to support your local arts educators! Starting this week, Florida Atlantic University is showcasing the work of its own distinguished and professional teaching artists at the “2021 Faculty Art Exhibition Biennale.” Organized by two of the school’s recent graduates, Natalie Luong and Richard Rodriguez, the exciting exhibition features a variety of media including painting, sculpture, installation, photography and digital media. Don’t miss it!
“Biennial art exhibition of the Faculty 2021”: On view from Friday. Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Info: 561-297-661 or www.fau.edu/galleries.
Textile creations exhibited at Palm Beach
Have you been the type to perfect the art of knitting while in confinement? Head to the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach this weekend for “A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard,” a brand new exhibition showcasing the stunning work of professional textile artists curated by the Bedford Gallery at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, California. This group of all-female artists created an incredible contemporary show with simple materials including rope, thread, clay and wire. It is a must see!
“A beautiful mess: the weavers and knotters of the avant-garde”: Opens Saturday and ends January 22. Admission is $ 10. Esther B. O’Keeffe Gallery, Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Info: 561-655-7226 or www.fourarts.org.
Art in vintage automobiles
There’s nothing quite like putting your hands on the wheel, shifting gears and driving away quietly. For the fifth year in a row, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens will host her special one-day exhibition, “Sculpture in Motion,” this Saturday, showcasing an aesthetically pleasing pre-war and post-war set of automobiles. Divine. The full-day event will honor Palm Beach County Gold Star families and local veterans, inviting visitors of all ages to learn about the history of the vehicles.
Fifth edition of the “Sculpture in motion”: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. If purchased in advance, tickets cost $ 25 for adults, $ 15 for members, and $ 8 for children under 18. Tickets at the door are $ 30 for adults, $ 20 for members, and $ 13 for children under 18. Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm beach. Info: 561-832-5328 or www.ansg.org.