Fair collectors will enjoy additional events at the Boca Raton Museum of Art & Art School where it has extended its hours each evening with and an opportunity to mingle with a glass of wine and refreshments with visiting artists, collectors, curators, and museum members.
Visitors will have the opportunity to visit he Museums many exhibitions on view, including Glasstress Boca Raton; Mediterrenea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection; Salvatore Meo and the Poetics of Assemblage; Making Connections: Selected Works from the Boca Museum Private Collections. Entry to all exhibitions other than Glasstress is Complimentary, Tickets to the special exhibition Glasstress during “Art After Dark” hours are discounted to $10 for Art Boca Raton one day ticket holders and complimentary to VIP pass holders.
“Art After Dark Events” will include Music in the Museum: Bob Hanni Jazz Ensemble, Thursday, Mar. 16 | 6:00 – 8:00pm. Premier guitarist Bob Hanni and his Jazz ensamble will perform the music of George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmicheal, Duke Ellington, and Cole Porter with guest pianist and entertaining emcee Edwin Polokoff.
On Friday, Mar. 17 & 18 I 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Vistors can Listen to the music of Glasstress while exploring the exhibition Glasstress Boca Raton. Created with audio samples recorded in the Berengo Studio Furnace, this sound project activates the physicality of materials with melody, rhythm and harmony.
During Fair Hours, Art Boca Raton has a full schedule of lectures, special events, and art talks. On Thursday, March 16, Kathleen Goncharov, Curator of Exhibitions at the Boca Museum of Art will present a lecture on Glasstress, from its beginnings and how Glasstress challenges fine artists around the globe to express their thoughts and ideas through the medium of glass, showcasing the inherent limitless possibilities that glass offers.
On Sunday, March 19, Art Boca Raton will feature Robert Zuckerman, Founder of the ART MAZEL fair, the art festival that features and highlights Jewish themed art, whose inaugural edition will be held in May 2017. Robert’s 3pm talk will feature Holocaust survivors, illuminated and honoring their artistic talents and their life experiences.
The fair is open to the public from Thursday, March 16 through Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. daily, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Multi-day passes are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Student pricing is available. For tickets and a full list of events visit www.artbocaraton.com.