Made in Palm Beach Gardens
Image: John Cooksey, “Bowline” [detail], 2016, acrylic on canvas, 72 x 33 inches, $8,000

Member’s Preview and Annual Meeting

*Thursday, September 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
*Moved from 9/14 due to Hurricane Irma.

The concept behind this biannual exhibition is a focus on cities in Palm Beach County. Before development, the land that became Palm Beach Gardens was primarily cattle ranches and pine forests, as well as swampland further west. In 1959, wealthy landowner and insurance magnate John D. MacArthur announced plans to develop 4,000 acres and build homes for 55,000 people. He chose the name Palm Beach Gardens after his initial choice, Palm Beach City, was denied by the Florida Legislature, because its name was too similar to the nearby Palm Beach. A total of 14 artists will represent Palm Beach Gardens.

Trunk Show Artists: Michael Rivers and Tim D. Carter
Musical Talent: DJ Gual

RSVP online or to Debbie Calabria: (561) 472-3341 or

Featured Artists

Judy Flescher
Genie Fritchey
Laurie Hein
Lucy Keshavarz
Dolores Kiriacon
Anthony Kolens
Nancy Tart
Carin Wagner-Brown
David Charlowe
Mimie Langlois
Debbie Mostel
Marilyn Samwick
Shakeera Thomas
John T. Cooksey


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September 21, 2017
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Online registration is not currently available for this event. Please contact us at (561) 471-2901 for more information.