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


Visit The Museum Today
Hours:

Summer Hours: 
Museum Closed 
September 18th - October 14th

500 N. Indian River Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34950

(P) 772-465-0630
(F) 772-468-6204
(E) Info@backusmuseum.com

The Backus Museum is a 501(c)(3). Your membership contribution is tax-deductible. The A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery is a charitable 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization registered with the state of Florida #CH17613.
Featuring the Nation's Largest Selection of A.E. Backus Originals

The A.E. Backus Museum is fresh from a multi-million dollar expansion, which doubled its size, as well as re-imagining of exhibitions and a Museum Store expansion. Housing the nation’s largest public exhibition of artwork by Florida’s preeminent painter, A.E. Backus, the Museum also offers the State’s only permanent multi-media exhibition on the Florida Highwaymen. 

Changing exhibits from artists of national and international acclaim round out the Museum’s Florida centered mission. The outdoor Mural Plaza opens onto a park that borders the Indian River Lagoon and offers a place for fresh air and artistic inspiration. Families and school groups will enjoy the Art & History Scavenger Hunt which is open to the public and free of charge.
Come in to enjoy our expanded
 Florida Highwaymen Exhibit on display throughout the summer. 
The Museum will CLOSED for a month, 
beginning on September 18, 2017
and will reopen on Sunday, October 15, 2017
 with The Best of the Best Juried Show.



                                          ​Accepting Entries Only:
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20 - Saturday, September 23
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday, September 27 - Saturday, September 30
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 7

​Opening Reception
Saturday, October 14, 2017
5 – 8 p.m.
All participants and a guest are invited

Sunday, October 15th
Season Open House
Free Admission - Refreshments


Consignment A. E. Backus Paintings are available to be seen by appointment. Call the Museum at 772-465-0630.
 It's Summer Time! 
On exhibit at the Gasden Art Center & Museum
 in Quincy, FL
Guest Speaker, Executive Director Kathleen P. Fredrick, will give a presentation on
 A. E. Backus and the Highwaymen.
 Saturday, August 5th at 10 am at the Gadsden Arts Center