Boca Raton Museum of Art In Boca Raton FL

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an art gallery located in Boca Raton, FL. It was founded in 1981 and has displayed works by artists like Whitney Wyeth, David Hockney, Benny Andrews, William Merritt Chase.

In the year 1989 it opened a teaching studio which is also used for workshops and different events. Artists from all over the world have been either guests or participants of the program.

The museum building was designed to represent a Mediterranean garden with architecture from Spanish-Colonial style buildings in the area around where it’s situated in Florida. The roof line was inspired by a Craig Covner mural depicting scenes from “1001 Arabian Nights”.

There are permanent pieces in the museum donated by collectors like Arline and Robert Ingram. It has recently expanded its modern art collection with works from Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Bill Viola among others.

The museum also offers lectures, films and workshops for adults and children. In addition it organizes traveling exhibitions from other museums around the world to be displayed in their gallery.

Admission is free of charge on Saturdays from 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., except during special events or fundraisers when a fee may apply.