1040 E. Newport Center Dr.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Phone: (954) 570-8887
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Arts & Museums
The 1940s through to the 1960s saw a population boom and industrial growth in South Florida that can be credited to railroading. The South Florida Railway Museum educates and informs people of the progress and development brought about by this industry in the area. The exhibition consists of three operating model train layouts as well as an extensive collection of model locomotives.
The James D. and Alice Butler House is a beautiful historic home that is now transformed into the Butler House Museum. This landmark house was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
A wide range of carefully preserved vintage photographs and picture postcards, the area's earliest newspapers and magazines, original letters and diaries, and early maps, surveys, and government documents are maintained and displayed by this historical society that also oversees and manages the circa 1920 Old Deerfield School, the circa 1923 Historic Butler House, and the circa 1930 Kester Cottage.
Located in the Town Hall building which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this society houses archival information and displays exhibits on the history of Boca Raton. A gift shop is also on site.
Two women, one a philanthropist and the other a socialite, got together for an open house which resulted in the birth of the Art Guild of Boca Raton and later the Boca Raton Museum of Art. In 2005, this museum was named "The Official Fine Arts Museum for the City of Boca Raton." This museum holds a vast collection of contemporary art, prints, drawings, sculptures, photographs and decorative art as well as an outdoor sculpture garden. The gift shop at this museum has also been hailed as the "Best Gift Shop of Boca Raton" for its unique selection of gifts. The museum boasts an art school and also hosts annual events like auctions, galas and outdoor art festivals.
This gallery features original works by emerging and established Florida artists, including Franz Bolinger, Sean Sexton, Rene Guerin, Aida Fry, Chris Linden, Mary Segal, Asandra, Pat Cashin and the "Highwayman," to name a few. Conveniently located, this gallery also provides full delivery and installation services and offers worldwide shipping.
With over a million mementos in its collection of sports memorabilia, the Sports Immortals Museum pays a grand tribute to the worlds greatest athletes. Unique displays are set up for auto racing, baseball, basketball, boxing, football, golf, hockey, horse racing, the Olympics, soccer, tennis and wrestling. It also has a gallery, a theatre and fun interactive games. The museum also has an impressive gift shop where it buys, sells and trades rare collectible items.
An early Japanese farming settlement in Palm Beach County inspired this breathtaking attraction, which features a bonsai exhibit on the museum's Yamato Island. Visitors are invited to take part in the Fibbers Forum, an interactive exhibit based on a Japanese quiz show. View art and artifacts in The Yamato Colony: Pioneering Japanese in Florida exhibit. The oriental gardens evoke an air of tranquility that keeps the locals coming back to this relaxing, fascinating Asian oasis.
Located on the fringes of the Everglades Wildlife Management Area, in western Coral Gables, the Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital offers protection to the wildlife as well as an educative experience to the general public. Spread across five acres (2.02 hectares) of land, Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital features a hospital for treating the animals of the wild, as well as a building that houses a gift center, conference room and offices. Visitors can take a tour around the nature center and view the animals, and also participate in various educational programs and group activities.
A unique art and cultural facility that features a gallery that promotes the works of new, promising artists, as well as a theater and dance, music, visual arts, and communication arts. Educational programs for children are available.
Thomas Kinkade is a popular artist whose work features a bright focal point of light splaying over landscapes. So popular is this artist, in fact, that he's trademarked the phrase "Painter of Light" and claims to be the most collected living artist. You can take a look at his work at this gallery in Galleria Mall, where his paintings and the work of other artists are available.
Housed in the circa 1913 Delray Elementary School Building, this museum offers national, local, and international fine art and craft exhibits. They also offer an interactive children's gallery, artist showcase and demostrations and gift shop.