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Artfully Discovering the Palm Beaches

Published: 01/28/20

Palm Beach International Airport invites the public to free art reception at Airport Art Gallery with inaugural exhibition “Artfully Discovering the Palm Beaches” 

West Palm Beach, FL (January 28, 2020)- PBI welcomes the public to a night of art, where creativity takes flight.

What:  Palm Beach International Airport and Palm Beach County Art in Public Places invites you to meet featured artists, mix, mingle and enjoy extraordinary art, live music by Jazz on J Street and lite bites.  The inaugural exhibition’s theme, “Artfully Discovering the Palm Beaches”, highlights the diverse beauty there is to discover throughout Palm Beach County. 

When:  February 20, 5:30-7 p.m. 

Where:  Airport Art Gallery, Palm Beach International Airport, Level 2, near the putting green.  Complimentary parking is offered to reception attendees in the Short Term Parking Lot, excluding SunPass. 

Artists: Sue Archer, Sandra Douglas, Lorin Duckman, Carol Erenrich, Sandy Friedkin, Nicole Galluccio, Patricia Magna, Sally Painter, Candace Platz, Sharon Pollak, Suzanne Redmond, Lori Royce, Holly Rutchey, Barry Seidman and Janet Siegel Rogers.

The exhibition runs through April 13, 2020.  Featured photographs, paintings, and mixed media works were selected by guest judge, Curator, and Artist Nichole Hickey. Elayna Toby Singer, Palm Beach County Art in Public Places Administrator is the Airport Art Gallery Curator. 

Gallery at PBI

Pictured are some of the featured works at the Airport Art Gallery at PBI.  The inaugural exhibition "Artfully Discovering the Palm Beaches" runs through April 13, 2020.

Artists interested in receiving “calls to artists” for upcoming airport exhibitions and other Art in Public Places projects can submit their contact information through the Artists’ Registry page of Palm Beach County’s Art in Public Places website: http://discover.pbcgov.org/fdo/art/Pages/Artist-Registry.aspx

About Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

FDOT released its updated Florida Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study, a project that started in October 2016. This report shows that Palm Beach International Airport generates more than $5.6 billion to the South Florida economy, both directly and indirectly.  Palm Beach International Airport serves over 6.7 million passengers annually and offers over 200 nonstop flights daily.  Palm Beach International Airport is proud to be named the 8th Best Airport in the U.S. in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards and 8th Best Domestic Airport in Travel + Leisure Magazine's 2019 World's Best Awards.  Palm Beach International Airport was recently named Fifth Best Medium Airport in the 2019 J.D. Power North America Airport Satisfaction Survey and ranked Best in the U.S. for Shortest Overall TSA Wait Times by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  PBI has been recognized by Travel + Leisure, tripadvisor, Conde Nast Traveler, MissTravel, and Fox News for convenience, hospitality, and amenities. 

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Palm Beach International Airport

Lacy Larson                                                                                            

Director, Airports Marketing                                                                    

Palm Beach County Dept. of Airports                                                     

Tel: (561) 471-7467

llarson@pbia.org

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