500 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (P) 772-465-0630 (E) Info@backusmuseum.com
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Wednesday- Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
500 N. Indian River Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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
On permanent view in the main gallery are more than 60 Backus paintings and original artist's sketches.
Additional exhibition areas feature changing shows of artwork by contemporary artists.
Along with framed Backus and Florida Highwaymen works available for purchase, the museum has a gift shop with Florida Inspired offerings.
Our Mission is to promote the arts in the community and to perpetuate the artistic and humanitarian legacy of A. E. Backus.
Through the Eye of the Camera
Best In Show 2016
"Kept, Kept Safe" By Larry Lovotny
The Museum closes on June 18th for the summer. We will be building an addition to the Museum and will plan to reopen in the beginning of November.
Visit our "Expansion" page
for more information and how you can help!
More Information About The Winners & Judges
About The Show
For more years than anyone can keep track of, the A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery has hosted a juried photography competition. This year the quality of images simply WAS EVEN MORE EXCEPTIONAL THAN USUAL. The Through the Eye of the Camera Juried Competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers from any locale. This year, 237 photographs were entered into the following six categories: Traditional Film / Raw, Digital Great Outdoors- plants & wildlife, Digital Great Outdoors – scenery, structures, vehicles, etc., Digital Color Still Life & Portrait, Digital Black & White, Film & Digital Manipulated Image. From the original entries, 105 are featured in the exhibition..