Guest Artist for November brings history to Main Street Vero Beach

VERO BEACH — Lisa Middleton will be the Guest Artist at Main Street Vero Beach for the month of November. Her opening reception will be on Friday Nov. 2nd from 5-8 p.m. during the First Friday Gallery Stroll.

Lisa Middleton’s Great River Arts started its journey in 2006, when she began restoring and painting historical […]

Oct. 15, 2018|

June Deadline Set for Area Artists Participating in Helping People Succeed’s Calendar Project

JENSEN BEACH — Area artists from Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, and Okeechobee counties are invited to submit artwork for Helping People Succeed’s annual Art for Living Calendar, now in its 20th year and featuring the area’s outstanding arts community.

The Call for Artists spells out the guidelines and requirements for the painting […]

Apr. 3, 2018|

Vero Beach Museum of Art Appoints New Director of Education

VERO BEACH, FL — Vero Beach Museum of Art’s Executive Director/CEO Brady Roberts announced today that after conducting a national search with Management Consultants for the Arts, the Museum is delighted to appoint Sara Klein as Director of Education effective February 26, 2018. Ms. Klein is currently the Teacher and School Programs Manager at […]

Feb. 10, 2018|

Museum Art School adult class registration opens

VERO BEACH – Registration for the Museum Art School’s array of adult classes kicked off Aug. 22. This year’s offerings include a wide selection of studio arts and humanities classes and weekend workshops for people of all ages and skill levels.

The fall session begins Sept. 26 with an add/drop week to occur Sept. 26-30.

The […]

Aug. 22, 2016|

Large expansion planned, including Highwaymen gallery


FORT PIERCE – If good things are worth waiting for, the expansion of the A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery is going to be great. Seven years ago the museum finalized its plans for a significant expansion of exhibition space. It was awarded a $400,000 grant from the St. Lucie County Tourism Development […]

May. 16, 2016|

John Jetson’s journey with the Highwaymen


Art and appliances may make strange bedfellows, but when it comes to the ongoing story of the Florida Highwaymen, selling paintings surrounded by washing machines and televisions doesn’t seem that unusual.

The Jetson TV and Appliance Center flagship store on U.S.1 in Fort Pierce has, in the past four years, become a […]

Mar. 12, 2015|