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                                                                                    BOCA RATON— BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART, 501 Plaza Real, is hosting the most
        MUSEUM NEWS—                                                              comprehensive Florida themed exhibit of its kind, through March 24, Imagining Florida:

            WINTER PARK—MORSE MUSEUM, 445 N. PARK AVENUE,  is gearing up for their   History and Myth in the Sunshine State, presents a singular collection of 200+ works of
        Holiday Events which begin just after Thanksgiving. Events include live music, free Friday   art that celebrate how the Sunshine State has inspired artists across three centuries.
        night events, tours, and an art demonstration. For six consecutive Friday evenings (Nov.   Boca Raton Museum of Art brings together America’s leading masters and some of
        23-Dec. 28), visitors can enjoy not only free admission from 4-8 p.m., but live music   the world’s most renowned painters – who visited Florida and were spellbound by the
        from 5-8 p.m. In addition, at 7 p.m. on November 30 and December 7 and 14, the   exotic beauty surrounding them – many shown for the first time alongside unknown
        Morse will offer evening tours of the exhibition Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall.   artists.
        The December 14 programming also includes a family tour of selected galleries and a   From  pristine  natural  landscapes,  to  its  identity  as  a  hyper-tourism  destination.
        pottery demonstration that includes a free take-home art activity for participants.  From  wild  frontier  outposts  to  the  mid-century  Space-Age  boom.  From  the  deeply
           On Thursday, December 6, the Morse and the City of Winter Park will present the   rooted Seminole and Miccosukee heritage of Florida, to the historic African American
        40th annual Christmas in the Park in downtown Winter Park. At this free event, always a   communities, these imaginings come together like never before to create a powerful
        highlight of the holiday season in Winter Park, the Morse lights up nine Tiffany windows   time capsule.
        in Central Park and sponsors the Bach Festival Choir, Youth Choir, and Brass Ensemble   Three years in the making, the exhibition was guest-curated by Jennifer Hardin and
        in an outdoor concert.                                                    Gary Monroe. Many of their selections have rarely been seen and some have never
           The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by   been exhibited at a museum until now, and are from some of the leading museums and
        Louis Comfort Tiffany, including the chapel interior he designed for the 1893 World’s   collections throughout the United States.
        Columbian  Exposition  in  Chicago  and  art  and  architectural  elements  from  his  Long   Visitors will feel transported through Florida’s history via the paintings, photographs,
        Island estate, Laurelton Hall.                                            and drawings from the 18th to the mid-20th century, from naturalists to modernists.
           A full detailed list of events and open hours is available on the Museum’s website at  Artists and photographers include: Milton Avery, Martin Johnson Heade, John Singer                                                     Sargent, Winslow Homer, Laura Woodward, Purvis Young, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Louis
                                                                                  Comfort  Tiffany,  Doris  Lee,  Robert  Frank,  Garry  Winogrand,  John  James  Audubon,
                                                                                  Frederic  Remington,  William  Bartram,  Sally  Michel,  Thomas  Moran,  George  Catlin,
           ST. AUGUSTINE— THE LIGHTNER MUSEUM, 75 King St., recently celebrated their
        birthday with a gala event, Promenade the Alcazar! In addition to the 70th birthday of   Frederick Frieseke, and George de Forest Brush.
        the Lightner, they also are celebrating the 130th birthday of the Hotel Alcazar.   For more information visit the museums website,
           October 25th, was an evening of enlightening conversation, exceptional music, and
        a sweet treats! The after hours party was part of a monthly event held the last Thursday   For a complete/comprehensive listing of Florida Museums
        of each month, with generous support from the St. John’s County Tourism Development   visit The list currently has over 340
        Council.                                                                    museums listed in Florida! Something for everyone!
           For more information on future Lightner events visit

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