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500 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (P) 772-465-0630 (E) Info@backusmuseum.com


 2016 - 2017 Season Schedule 

Previous Season's Schedules
2016 - 2017 Schedule Details

Let the good times roll at the                A. E. Backus Museum
Cuba: It’s Not All Black and White 
November 20, 2016 – January 6, 2017

Sponsored by Seacoast National Bank

November 20, 2016 – Open House Free Admission. Lectures by exhibiting artists and Cuban scholars. Noon – 4 PM

Saturday, December 3, 2016 / 3 PM – 6 PM
  Launch of the Newest Book on Backus:  
Tropical Light: The Art Of A.E. Backus. 
Lecture by the author, Natasha Kuzmanovic at 3 PM, 
Reception and Book Signing 4-6 PM

January 3 - 8, 2017 – Trip to Cuba – Join the Museum’s Director Kathleen Fredrick and noted Cuban art expert and collector, Madeleine Plonsker on a five-day trip to Cuba. 
Click Here For Details online.

January 12, 2017 – March 16, 2017   Wet Paint: An in-depth look at the works by the Florida Highwaymen
 Highwaymen Open House weekend: February 18 & 19 – Lectures, and special exhibit & sales of vintage Highwaymen.

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM  
 Fourth Annual Sunday in Key West Brunch and Auction at the Pelican Yacht Club.

Sunday, March 5, 2017- 9:30 – Noon   
Backus All You Should Eat Brunch and Painting Raffle.
Brunch Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 
Children under 12, $10 
Sponsored by Sunrise Ford, St. Lucie County, Tourism Development Council & Nelson Family Farms 





March 23 – May 19, 2017 
The Best of the Best Juried Competition 
Opening Reception – March 31 / 6 - 8 PM  
Accepting Entries March 8 – March 18 during regular hours




June 1 – June 30, 2017   
Through the Eye of the Camera Juried Competition 
Opening Reception – Friday, June 9 / 6- 8 PM 
Accepting Entries: May 10 – 27 during regular hours. 


Sponsored by Jiffy Photo & Frame.


Summer Hours July 1 – July 29 Open on Saturday Only. Closed for the Summer July 30 through Mid-October 2017.


"Wet Paint"
January 12th - March 16th, 2017
Select Featured Works Below
A SMARTER BANK. 
A CONNECTED BANK. 
AND, JUST AS IMPORTANTLY, YOUR LOCAL BANK.
       On Exhibit Now      
Compartido                By: Nestor Marti
 Wet Paint
An in-depth look at the works by 
The Florida Highwaymen

Highwaymen Open House weekend: February 18 & 19 – Lectures, and special exhibit & sales of vintage Highwaymen.



Special Sale of Museum Store items – everything 20% off excluding the new book on Backus.