Vizcaya Museum & Gardens – Miami

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens – Miami

7 days ago | Florida Reviews | bob

Vizcaya is a Mediterranean inspired villa built between 1914 and 1922 by James Deering.  Deering was Vice President of International Harvester at that time. The villa is located on Biscayne Bay and was Deering’s winter home. Due to it’s steel and concrete construction, Vizcaya has withstood the elements of time …

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Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts

625 days ago | Florida Reviews | bob

Endowed by Ruth E. Funk, the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts is the only center of its type in the state of Florida.  Ruth Funk also donated her entire collection of textiles to the museum. The collection includes historic and contemporary textiles, costumes and accessories – spanning six continents …

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Macaulay Exhibit at Foosaner Art Museum
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Macaulay Exhibit at Foosaner Art Museum

1159 days ago | Florida Reviews | bob

With a gift of one million dollars the Brevard Art Museum recently changed its name to the Foosaner Art Museum. The museum, now affiliated with Florida Institute of Technology, remains at its location between Highland and Pineapple Avenues in the Eau Gallie section of Melbourne, Florida.

I recently visited the Foosaner …

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The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

1331 days ago | Florida Reviews | bob

I recently visited the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, located off Jog Road in West Delray Beach, Palm Beach County.  The 200-acre site was donated to Palm Beach County in the mid-1970′s by George Sukeji Morikami with the provision that the site be used as a park to perserve the …

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