The 3rd annual Art Boca Raton fair returns on March 14-18, 2018 to be held on the campus of Florida Atlantic University Research Park. Over forty international galleries will be exhibiting emerging, contemporary and modern master paintings, sculpture, works on paper and photography. The fair has expanded its offerings of events via partnerships with FAU Schmidt Art Center, Boca Raton Museum of Art and Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residents.
Art Boca Raton opens with an exclusive Vernissage on March 14, 2018, to benefit the Boca Raton Museum of Art School sponsored by, Neiman Marcus, Andrea Kline, Robin May, Diane & Stanley Miller, Sokol Foundation, Lisa Marie Browne, Jody H. & Martin Grass, J.A.R Moeller LLC and Florence Paley. Single tickets are $150 may be purchased www.bocamuseum.org/vernissage.
The daily Collector Lecture series at 10- 11 AM offers a wide range of presentations on contemporary art and tours:
March 15: David Drebin, Dreamscapes, presentation by internationally-renowned photographer and multidisciplinary artist David Drebin who is celebrated for creating spectacular shots of dazzling subjects including photographs that tell a tale, voyeuristic scenes with people and dream-like city/landscapes that evoke emotions, psychological perspectives, and insightful reflections into the viewers’ own imagination and experiences. Book signing to follow the presentation. Sponsored by Oliver Cole Gallery, Miami.
March 16. Milagros Bellos Ph.D.: 57th Venice Biennale: A Curators Voice
A presentation on the highlights of the 57th Venice Biennale titled Viva Arte Viva held in 2017 and curated by Christine Macel, director of the Centre Geroges Pompidou, Paris France. Curator Dr. Milagros Bello share’s her five-day visit to the world’s largest art show which featured 120 invited artists, 86 National Pavilions and 23 Collateral Events. As a guest of the Biennale, Milagros takes us on a selection of the most striking Pavilions and artists in Il Giardini and the Arsenale, the two key locations of the Venice Biennale.
March 17. Rod Faulds: Presentation & Tour, SouthXeast exhibition at FAU’s Schmidt Art Center
Rod Faulds curator of the FAU’s 5th triennial exhibition SouthXeast: Contemporary Art of the Southeast. This exhibition of 14 contemporary artists from 8 Southeastern states is a unique contribution to South Florida’s visual arts offerings as it complements and expands upon the region’s Miami-centered contemporary art scene. Faulds is Director of FAU University Galleries, School of the Arts, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and teaches courses in Museum Studies and the Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Seminar. A special personalized tour of the exhibition at the FAU Schmidt Art Center will follow the presentation.
March 18 Lanya Snyder, Curator of Alex Katz: Small Works
Ms. Snyder will present an overview of this landmark S. Florida exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art on internationally renowned artist Alex Katz whose works have been collected in over 100 public collections worldwide and major museums including a 1989 retrospective a Whitney Museum of American Art.
Over 200 international 20th and 21st-century artists will be exhibited from galleries from, London, Monte Carlo, Rome, Venice, Paris, Santiago, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Birmingham, Miami and Palm Beach.
- Ticket prices – $20 at the for one-day passes. Multi-day passes $25.
• Fair Hours – Thursday, March 15 Through Saturday, March 18, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily.
• Artists at Work – live art demonstrations daily
• Special exhibition and book signing of artist Christopher Marley, hosted by Residences of Mandarin Oriental Gallery Showroom, Cocktails, March 17, 4-7pm; Brunch, March 18, 10am-1pm.
• Lecture Series daily at 10- 11 am. Schedule available at https://nextlevelfairs.com/artbocaraton
Art Boca Raton is organized by Miami based Next Level Fairs Principals Lee Ann and David Lester have organized over 120 international fairs since 1990 and founded art fairs; Art Miami (1991), Art Asia Hong Kong (1992) and Art Palm Beach (1997).