The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 149
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 149

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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Pa'jti Bjach Post-Times.Sunday, Nov. 10, 1968 K3 Palm Beaches: Where The Arts Flourish - a Ay -AJ(L r r I 1 &m mfM '. S3 IN LANTANA -EDWARDS FURNITURE South Florida s Largest Display of RATTAN CASUAL FURNITURE (Stall Photo by John f'rvtlal i DRAMATIC This bronze sculp- right, gates open to the famous gar-ture, "Pagan Prayer" (1939, by dens of the Society of the Four Arts Malvina Hoffman) is one of many in Palm Beach, in the Norton collections. Above (Suit Photo by John Crystal ) SETTING FOR ART The palm- Art enhances the atmosphere of fringed courtyard in the center of culture, the Norton Gallery and School of Also featuring TRADITIONAL FURNITURE CARPETS -BEDDING EDWARDS FURNITURE "Where Federal Huy. Meets Dixie" IN LANTANA Ocean Riches There Is approximately rams) In every cubic kilome-$6,75!) worth of gold (six kllog- terof sea water. Norton Gallery Noted For Variety The Norton (Jallery and School of Art In West Palm Peach was opened In February 1!M1. In then contained about 100 paintings from the private collection of Ralph Hubbard Norton and his wife, Elizabeth Calhoun Norton. Frequently referred to as "the finest collection of European and American art in the Southeast," the permanent collection has grown to Include tuore than 250 paintings and over 50 pieces of sculpture, contemporary as well as older types, representational and non-representational. And there is a collection of Chinese decorative arts, an array of jades, bronzes and ceramics. But that is not all there is to the Norton Gallery. A School of Art, directed by Flanders Holland, is hous Hi in Id -AHrKlVES Ml OF LONDON JM I Polm Seoch I J the building facing the lake on S. Olive Avenue. Courses In the arts, Including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, ballet and acting, are taught there by professional artists. (Jallery events regularly scheduled for the winter season are many and varied. Membership In the Norton Gallery (costing from $5 to $5,000) offers free admission to these; non-members usually pay an admission fee. Five Jazz (traditional and modern) and three classical concerts are planned. The Chicago Symphony String Quartet and Paul Chafin's band performed last year, among others. There will be nine special art exhibitions during the season, some of which will star works by students In the gallery school. A new series of lectures and demonstrations on various facets of the arts will be presented this year. (Last year's series was on Chinese Art). Four plays will be produced by the Actors Workshop In the Norton Gallery, directed by King Page. Member exhibitions are held frequently during the year, and sketch nights for members are on Tuesday evenings with sketching and painting from models or still life. Admission to gallery events vary with the event. Tuition to art courses varies with the course and its length of time, as do supply fees. But admission is always free to the collection Drowse around as often as you want and frequently. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and on Sunday from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The gallery and school of art are operated by the Palm Beach Art Institute and directed byE. R. Hunter. ; -LV7 . 'fw saved each week 1 The Molt Exciting Antiqge a I Shop in Palm Bi-och 'l w 20 years grows to saved each week for 20 years grows to MARYMOUNT COLLEGE of FLORIDA Associate in Arts Certificate in Arts Accredited: Southern Association of Colleges Humanities " ' YJTN I 111 1 1 I 'A A ' I Ml V saved each week for 20 years grows to Prepare Social Sciences Natural Sciences Business & Secretarial 65 Acre Campus Three Residence Halls For Women for the Four Arts Busy During Winter uturej $3.3,632 10 ' I 1 A Aif VJLST SA y a - Men Admitted As Day Students For Information Write: oil N. MARYMOUNT COLLEGE MILITARY TRAIL (S-809) BOCA RATON, FLORIDA 33432 The Society of the Foul Arts, located on Royal Palm Way In Palm Beach, expresses Its sole purpose as "the encouragement of Interest In cultural goings-on," and especially in the "four arts" paint- rv Conducted by Religious 01 The Sacred Heart of Mary WATCH YOUR SRL-ON of MUSIC presents MONEY GROW! Your Insured Savings Accounts Grow with healthy dividends of 4! per year compounded 4 times a year. Come in or mail in your Savings. Save any amount convenient for you, but save regularly. A family of 3 can have as many as 10 Savings Accounts t magnificent GV3cag -A Insured up to $15,000.00 each by a permanent agency ing and sculpture, drama, literature and music. During the winter season, the Society packs Its calendar with cultural events: three concerts, four art exhibitions, 12 lectures of cultural interest, 10 adult films and 13 junior films are scheduled for this year. Beginning In January, there will be a series of free Sunday afternoon lectures open to the public as well as members. Music programs last year presented the Clebanoff Strings and Orchestra, The Norman Luboff Choir, and the Birgit Culbert Ballet Theatre. A program of equal significance is promised for the 1969 season. The Society also manages the Four Arts Library, which contains more than 23,400 books, 65 periodicals and 530 recordings of classical music. Non-members wishing to check out books or records must pay an annual subscription fee of $15, Palm Beach residents pay $10. The library services are free to Society members. Membership In the Society of the Four Arts Is now about 1.300. The auditorium seats only 750, but seats are open to the public, for an admission fee, if there Is room. Members do not pay fees for Society programs. Every December there is an exhibition of fine contemporary paintings. 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