Art Boca Raton Announces Success of Inaugural Fair

14,000 Attendees, Stellar Sales and Dates Announced for 2017

BOCA RATON, FL – (March 28, 2016) – Art Boca Raton took place for the first time March 18-21, 2016 at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University with 42 galleries exhibiting and 14,000 attendees. “This is one of our most successful contemporary art fair launches in the past 20 years,” said David Lester, co-founder and co-organizer of Art Boca Raton. Lee Ann Lester, co-founder and co-organizer said, “We were delighted to kick off this first year of Art Boca Raton with significant galleries from New York, London, Paris, Miami, Tel Aviv, São Paulo and Bogotá exhibiting important 20th century masters such as Lichtenstein, Warhol, Alex Katz, Botero, Donald Baechler, Basquiat, James Brooks, and Robert Nakin alongside today’s contemporary artists such as Robert Indiana, Richard Meier, Julian Opie, Dale Chihuly, Wesselmann … [Read more...]

63rd Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition Opens August 9, 2014 at Boca Raton Museum of Art

BOCA RATON, FL – (July 30, 2014) – Irvin Lippman, Executive Director of the Boca Raton Museum of Art announces the 63rd Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition, which opens on August 9, 2014 and runs through October 18, 2014. The Museum is located in Mizner Park at 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432. For hours, location and additional information visitors may call (561) 392-2500 or click on www.bocamuseum.org. More than 628 artists presenting 1,600 works from around the state entered the competition this year, an increase of 81 entrants over 2013. “This is the state’s oldest annual juried competition that presents emerging, under-recognized, mid-career, and established artists working in all media. The Museum is thrilled to welcome this year’s juror, Trong Gia Nguyen, a Brooklyn-based independent curator, writer, and artist,” says Lippman. Winners of the All Florida Juried Exhibition will be presented at the opening on August 9, 2014. Best in Show will receive $1,500 and … [Read more...]

Boca Raton Museum of Art Names Irvin Lippman Executive Director

Lippman’s Mission is to Create an Exciting Cultural Home Relevant and Integral to Residents, Visitors & Future Generations

 BOCA RATON, FL – (July 28, 2014) – The Boca Raton Museum of Art Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Irvin Lippman as Executive Director. "We are thrilled that Irvin has agreed to become our director. We realized by working with him during the past several months that he is a natural fit for our museum. His experience and relationships in South Florida, and across the art world, are vast and he fully appreciates and is so passionate about art in our community. The future of the Boca Raton Museum of Art has never been in better hands and the potential for development and engagement is boundless," says Dalia P. Stiller, President of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Lippman first joined the Boca Raton Museum of Art in February 2014 as Interim Director. “I feel very fortunate to have been selected … [Read more...]