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Nov 2020

Bjorn Skaarup Sculpture

Nov 30, 2020-Jun 30, 2021
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
The Ostrich, Bronze

The Ostrich, Bronze Although the ostrich is the largest bird, it cannot fly. Longing to take to the air like other winged animals, this industrious specimen adopts airplane wings and a pilot's cap. With earflaps fluttering behind, the ostrich attempts to take off, but cannot help remaining on the ground. My work plays between the limits of nature and culture , says sculptor Bjørn Okholm Skaarup . The animals are thoroughly ‘ culturalized they represent human allegories or use manmade…

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Edwina Sandys, War and Peace

Nov 30, 2020-Jun 30, 2021
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

War and Peace During the last 30 years, Edwina Sandys has created art of international acclaim that includes sculpture, paintings, collage and works on paper.  Her work has reached a wide audience for beyond the realm of the private collector. Edwina was born and raised in London.  In 1969 she considered standing for Parliament, which placed her squarely within her family’s tradition.  Not only was her father the British Cabinet Minister, Duncan Sandys, but her grandfather was Winston Churchill.  It…

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Jan 2021

Artists At Home: Photography of Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Jan 28-Jun 30
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Daniel Chester French, Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA Through June 2021 The images in this exhibition represent the artists whose homes, studios and landscapes, now open as public sites, comprise the membership of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s national consortium, the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program.  This group of forty-four affiliated sites, and the artists associated with them, represent the historical evolution of art in America, with breadth that spans over 150 years, tremendous geographic diversity, and representation of all…

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Mar 2021

Heroes in the Gardens

Mar 20@2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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Invite you to join Heroes in the Gardens Saturday, March 20 - 2:00 – 4:00 pm Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens proudly invites you to meet and learn about K9s For Warriors, the nation’s largest providers of rescue dogs trained as Service Dogs for veterans.  This ticketed special event at the Gardens will allow our community to pay tribute to our military heroes, salute graduate veterans and their canine companions and offer an opportunity to hear first-hand their stories of courage,…

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Speaker Series: Genius Loci: Preserved Artists’ Homes and Studios as Models of Creative Placemaking

Mar 29@2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Valerie A. Balint - Program Manager, Historic Artists' Homes & Studios Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation The Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios program (HAHS) is a coalition of more than 40 museums that were the homes and working studios of American artists. Special guest Valerie Balint joins us for Genius Loci: Preserved Artists’ Homes and Studios as Models of Creative Placemaking, a talk that explores this question and highlights the vitality of these places not only as beautiful…

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Apr 2021

The Essentiality of True Friends – Minx Boren, MCC

Apr 14@5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Minx Boren is a Master Certified Coach, credentialed through the International Coach Federation. Coach Minx is also a writer, poet, motivational speaker, and workshop facilitator. She is the author of four books of poetry and co-author of eight books for women. Her book, Healing Is a Journey – find your own path to hope, recovery, and wellness, was released by Blue Mountain Arts in May 2014. Her second Blue Mountain book, Friendship Is a Journey – a celebration of true…

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An Evening of Music & Art in the Gardens

Apr 16@6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Gardens Conservancy annual Evening of Music & Art in the Gardens rededicating the restoration of the Norton House and Artist Studio celebrating the Ann Norton Award for Philanthropy Friday, April 16, 2021, 6 - 8 pm In celebration of the reopening and dedication of the Norton House and completed restoration of the Artist Studio and the exhibition Artists At Home: Photography of Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, The Gardens Conservancy is pleased…

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Speaker Series: Why Old Places Matter

Apr 17@11:00 am-12:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Saturday, April 17, 2021 11 am Thompson Mayes –Author of Why Old Places Matter & Chief Legal officer and General Counsel of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Tom Mayes, of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will explore through an illustrated presentation how places evoke feelings of belonging, continuity, stability, identity and memory, as well as the more traditional reasons that old places have been deemed by society to be important such as history, national identity, and architectural merit.…

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