This week is the last chance to see The World According to Federico Uribe at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real. His entire gallery filled installation of whimsical, engaging sculptures made of everyday household objects will end next Sunday, December 4, 2011. The exhibit includes works from Uribe’s 2008 Animal Farm, which contains a life size family made of colored pencils. Museum is closed on Monday. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, and 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Community Days at the Ann Norton Scuplture Gardens begin this week, December 3 and 4 from 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. to see the Festival of Trees. This year the theme of the annual event of artist decorated evergreen trees is “Magic of the Movies.” Take your family to wander through the enchanted garden located at 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach.
The first exhibit of the Holden Luntz Gallery in the new location at 332 Worth Avenue opened on yesterday, Saturday November 26, 2011. Make sure to visit the gallery this week to see “21 and Under” a unique presentation of photographs of young people from the 1930s to the present by classic photographers. Global in its reach, the portraits are from the United States, Europe, South America, and Africa. The exhibit includes the premiere of John Loring’s “Christian Lost and Found” a photographic essay of a young man in Paris photographed over a five year period.
On December 1, Art After Dark at the Norton Museum of Art will include acoustic performances by Steve Vincent and Illumination. Join a docent tour of Landscapes, Seascapes from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m or enjoy holiday ornament making with DIY Art with Resource Depot. All ages welcome: admission is FREE to Members and children under 13; $12 for adults, $5 for students with a valid ID. Group rates available.
Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery, 605 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth celebrates the holiday season with Glass Spinning and Fantasy. On Friday, December 2, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wayne Smith will demonstrate the art of spinning glass in the creation of works of fantasy and wonder. Joining Wayne will be glass artists Lee Mortensen, Sheri Goldstein and Betty Wilson. Each of these artists uses glass in the creation of sculpture, wall hangings, windows and light catchers. Guest light designer and artist, Joseph Francis, will surround the glass creations with light and conceptual light sculptures, some of which will react with sound and movement.
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