Boca Museum of Art
Austin Modine, Marketing & PR Associate
Boca Raton, FL – Boca Museum of Art’s acclaimed Annual Juried Art Festival is celebrating its 27th year with bringing the art scene into Downtown Boca. This free two-day event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 9 & 10 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Free parking is available in the Mizner Park parking garages.
The Juried Art Festival will include artists from across the United States, showcasing a lively, inventive, and exciting array of artwork. The Annual Outdoor Juried Art Festival gives tens of thousands a chance to see (and purchase) works of art on display in Mizner Park. Over 200 artists have been selected to participate in the event, which will include painting, sculpture, jewelry, wood, fiber, photography, ceramics/pottery, mixed media, graphic design, crafts, and glass. Named one of the “Top 100 Art Festivals in the Country,” this prestigious show is sure to be a highlight of the cultural arts season.
Ten artists will be awarded monetary prizes during the festival, for Best in Show and nine Merit Awards. Kathleen Goncharov, Curator of Exhibitions & Audience Engagement at the Boca Museum will serve as judge. Goncharov has previously served as Curator at The New School in New York, Public Art Curator at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, and as Curator at the Judith K. and David J. Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University.
The Annual Juried Art Festival is presented in partnership with the City of Boca Raton, Mizner Park, and South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Boca Raton Museum of Art
The Boca Raton Museum of Art is one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida, achieving international recognition as a world-class visual arts institution for its dynamic, changing exhibitions from acclaimed artists and distinguished permanent collection. The Museum’s many public programs include artist presentations, family activities, art films, the Annual Art Festival, and more than 100 classes per week at its studio Art School. Museum Auxiliaries include The Artists’ Guild, Friends Auxiliary, and Collectors’ Forum. For more information call 561.392.2500 or visit www.bocamuseum.org.
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