More than 350 very chic art lovers, collectors, dignitaries and FAU officials gathered March 17, 2016 to celebrate the opening Vernissage of Art Boca Raton to benefit the Boca Raton Museum of Art & Art School.

The evening started with a ribbon cutting and presentation of the Visionary Award.

(Shown from left to right) Lee Ann Lester, co-founder of Art Boca Raton, Dr. John Kelly, president of FAU, Andrew Duffell, president & CEO of the Research Park at FAU, Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie, Dalia Pabon Stiller, Boca Raton Museum of Art Board of Trustees Chair, Irvin Lippman, executive director of Boca Raton Museum of Art, Elaine Baker, co-owner Baker Sponder Gallery and recipient of 2016 Visionary Award, and Boca Raton Deputy Mayor Robert Weinroth.

Photo credit: Downtown Photo