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January 2018
Thursday11JanThursdaySunday, April 29, 2018

Celebrating Boaz Vaadia (1951-2017)

Israeli-born Boaz Vaadia is best known for the figurative sculptures he made by carving and stacking stones that he found in the area surrounding his New York studio.  Vaadia’s public works can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco MoMA, the Bass Museum of Art, and the Tel Aviv Museum.  

February 2018
Saturday10FebSaturdaySunday, May 06, 2018

Behold, A New Eden: Laura Woodward and the Creation of Palm Beach

February 10 – May 6, 2018 Laura Woodward (1834-1926) was Florida’s most important female artist of the 19th century, one of its greatest publicists, and integral to the development of Palm Beach County. Born in up-state New York, and very accomplished as one of the Hudson River School painters, by the late 1880s Woodward had joined others of that group for their winter sojourn at Henry Morrison Flagler’s famous Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida. She tired of…

March 2018
10:00 am12:30 pm

Painter Mary Page Evans “En Plein Air” Workshop in the Gardens

Working directly from nature (en plein air), in broad expressionist brushstrokes, noted American artist, Mary Page Evans relates her work to music; each element working in harmony to create masterful works of art. The consistent note throughout her work is joyfulness and sensual pleasure. Since the early 1970’s, her work has been the focus of numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries, art museums and universities, private and corporate collections and United States Embassies around the world. Workshop Fee: $25 per…

5:00 pm7:00 pm

Charlie and the Tycoon: Henry Flagler and the Dawn of Modern South Florida in the Age of Laura Woodward

Author and historian Harvey E. Oyer III, whose great-great grandparents were one of the original pioneer settlers of what is today Palm Beach County, will discuss his latest book, Charlie and the Tycoon.  “Charlie” is Charlie Pierce, the real-life character who is the protagonist of Oyer’s best-selling, award-winning children’s book series, The Adventures of Charlie Pierce. The “Tycoon” is Henry M. Flagler, a contemporary of artist Laura Woodward and the man whose vision radically altered South Florida forever. Oyer will share the story…


Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31, 2018 Doors open at 10 a.m. The egg hunt starts promptly at 10:15 a.m. Advanced reservations required, please call 832-5328 Children are invited to look  around the two acres of lush palms and native plants, along the garden trails and among the sculptures for brightly colored eggs to fill their baskets. After the Easter Egg Hunt children can take a picture with the Easter Bunny and cool down with an ice-cold glass of lemonade.  The event is complimentary to family member levels and above. …

April 2018

Earth Day

ANSG will expand upon its inaugural event in partnership with five Palm Beach County non-profit institutions to provide a free of charge, community day forum for the dynamic intersection of art, science and the natural world. Educators from organizations with environmental missions explore their current plans and educational programs to enhance preservation and raise awareness of the South Florida environment.  Guests can visit and learn more about the mission of each organization through interactive learning stations presented by educators throughout…

“A wonderful treasure”

Photos cannot do this garden justice.

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is listed on the National Register of Historic Places


The Gardens Conservancy is Dedicated to Preserving the Historic Beauty of The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

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