Boca Raton Museum of Art

Boca Raton Museum of Art

Infobox Museum
name= Boca Raton Museum of Art


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established= 1940s [ [http://www.flheritage.com/services/magazine/index.cfm?action=article&season=06spring&article=51 "Celebrating 55 Years - The Boca Raton Museum of Art"] , "Florida History & the Arts", Spring 2006. Accessed November 05, 2007.]
location= 501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, Florida
Mizner Park
type= ArtMuseumsUSA. [http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1167387 "Boca Raton Museum of Art Boca Raton, Florida"] , "MuseumsUSA website", 2007. Accessed November 05, 2007.]
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director= George S. Bolge
curator= Wendy M. Benham
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website= [http://www.bocamuseum.org/ Boca Raton Museum of Art]

The Boca Raton 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. [Boca Raton Museum of Art. [http://www.bocamuseum.org/ "Boca Raton Museum of Art website"] . Accessed November 05, 2007.]

About

Since the beginning, the Museum has continually played a major role in enhancing the cultural, educational, and economic life of Boca Raton, and has gained the status of one of South Florida's principal cultural institutions. The Boca Raton Museum of Art is favored by residents and tourists and features and features an assortment of traveling exhibitions and permanent collections from established and rising artists. The museum offers educational programs, artist lectures, films, classes for children, and events. citation | title= Boca Raton Museum of Art: About | publisher=ARTINFO | year=2008 | url= http://www.artinfo.com/galleryguide/21381/7899/about/boca-raton-museum-of-art-boca-raton/ | accessdate=2008-07-11 ]

Permanent Collection

* 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

Footnotes

External links

Websites

* [http://www.bocamuseum.org/ Boca Raton Museum of Art] (official website)

Web Articles

* [http://www.flheritage.com/services/magazine/index.cfm?action=article&season=06spring&article=51 "Celebrating 55 Years - The Boca Raton Museum of Art"] , "Florida History & the Arts", Spring 2006. This article includes a good history of the museum.


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