Palm Beach Prelude

November 29, 2018
December 2, 2018

Various locations in The Palm Beaches

Start your art-filled adventure before Art Basel Miami in The Palm Beaches.  From November 29 – December 2, come experience Palm Beach Prelude with massive outdoor murals, exclusive exhibit openings, festivals, special events and more in Florida’s Cultural Capital®.
 
Here is a sampling of events during Palm Beach Prelude:
 
Exhibition  – Downton  Abbey
Where: CityPlace, West  Palm  Beach 
When: Duration  of  Palm  Beach  Prelude
Cost:  $35  per  adult;  $33  per  senior  citizen
Description: Experience  the  history,  the  fashion  and  the  house  of  Downton  Abbey:  The  Exhibition.  Based on  the  beloved  television  show,  visitors  will  be  transported  to  post-Edwardian  England  where  they’ll  be 
immersed  in  the  fascinating  social  history,  culture,  and  some  of  the  most  memorable  moments  from  the  show’s six-season  run. 
 
Performance  – The  Nutcracker  - Ballet  Palm  Beach
Where:  Kravis  Center  for  the  Performing  Arts, West  Palm  Beach
When: Friday,  Nov.  30,  2018  at  7:30  p.m.; Saturday,  Dec.  1,  2018  at  2  p.m.  and  7:30  p.m.
Cost: $19 - $89
Description: Ballet  Palm  Beach  leaps  into  the  season  with  holiday  classic,  The  Nutcracker. The  Nutcracker  is  the  coming-of-age  story  of  Marie  who  receives  a  mysterious  gift  on  Christmas  Eve.  Adventures  ensue  as Tchaikovsky’s  gorgeous,  beloved  score  draws  Marie  into  a  terrifying  battle  with  the  Mouse  King,  past  a mystical  snowstorm,  and  to  the  prince’s  Enchanted  Kingdom.  Perfect  for  the  young  and  the  young-at-heart!
 
Festival  – 3rd Annual  West  Palm  Beach  Arts  Festival
Where: Armory  Art  Center  Campus, West  Palm  Beach
When: Saturday,  Dec.  1  and  Sunday,  Dec.  2
Cost: Complimentary
Description:  The 3rd  Annual  West  Palm  Beach  Arts  Festival, presented  by  the  Armory  Art  Center will  feature  90  tents  throughout  the  Armory’s  campus,  including  local  and  out-of-town  artists,  live 
music,  demonstrations,  food  trucks,  and  activities  for  all  ages.  Artists  will  have  the  opportunity to interact  with  the  public  through  art  demos  and  booth  chats. 
 
Exhibition  – Laurence  Gartel:  Digital  Titan
Where: Palm  Beach  Photographic  Centre, West  Palm  Beach
When: Duration  of  Palm  Beach  Prelude
Cost: Complimentary
Description: This  exhibition  explores  unique  works  from  Laurence  Gartel,  nicknamed  the  "Father  of  Digital  Art",  along  with  new  works  created  specifically  for  the  exhibition.  Also on  display  are  pieces  that  Gartel  has received  over  time.
 
Exhibition  – Tech  Effect  Exhibition
Where: Cornell  Art  Museum  at  Old  School  Square, Delray  Beach
When: Duration  of  Palm  Beach  Prelude
Cost: $8 per adult;  $5 per senior citizen  and students  with  ID
Description:  Technology  is  all  around  us,  and  the  Cornell  Art  Museum  is  exploring  the  way  that  tech  has influenced  contemporary  art  with  its  newest  exhibition, "Tech  Effect." The  show  features  about  12  artists 
whose  work  deals  with  technology  in  some  way.  Museum  visitors  will  be  fascinated  by  augmented  reality works,  interactive  touch  screen  works,  the  prevalence  of  social  media  in  contemporary  art,  artwork  that  utilizes code,  and  countless  ways  that  technology  is  integrated  into  contemporary  art.
 
After  the  festivities,  travelers  can  experience  the  convenience of  high-speed  rail  with  the  newly  launched  Brightline  service  from  West  Palm  Beach  to  Miami. Save up to 25% when you use promo code PRELUDE1 to book your ticket.  
 
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