The Society of the Four Arts

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The Society of the Four Arts

The Society of the Four Arts
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Society of the Four Arts is a nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1936 to meet the cultural needs of the growing resort community. The Four Arts campus is home to beautiful sculpture and botanical gardens, a library and children's library, all which are open to the public year-round. During the winter season, The Four Arts also presents notable speakers, concerts, films, educational programs, and art exhibitions to the public.
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DoloresJacoby.Let’sTravel.98368
West Palm Beach, FL9,968 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
It was wonderful to visit the Society and the gardens. Architecture is lovely, gardens delightful. The programs are abundant. I enjoyed both a concert of violin and piano and The Rembrandt exhibition, which is open till early till early February—$10 admission fee to the gallery. I picked up a coffee table worthy magazine of the season’s events. I greatly look forward to returning.
Written January 9, 2020
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romazzino
West Palm Beach, FL786 contributions
Mar 2021
Gorgeous and relaxing garden. Several fountains, many areas to sit, relax and take it in. Beautiful sculptures including two Dale Chihuli installations name Fiori in exhibition at the gardens through May 2, 2021.

The gardens are free and the perfect place to enjoy nature.
Written April 3, 2021
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AndreaUbok
Florida2,679 contributions
Dec 2020
There are magical gardens, sculptures & a walking tour behind the library. We walked to the right, picked up a walking tour and wandered into the gardens. This non-profits mission is to promote art, literature, music and drama offering a calendar full of diverse concerts, films, exhibits, speakers, workshops & classes. I've tried to join and am on the waiting list.

The Gioconda & Joseph King Library is a grand Mediterranean building with a mural depicting art, literature, music & drama painter by Albert Herter in 1939. The two bronze panthers guard the entrance to the library.

The Botanical Garden is lush and tropical with lots of benches, sculptures, water features & plants to admire. The Moonlight, Chinese, Jungle, Palm & Madonna Gardens were impressive; a perfect location for a wedding or outdoor event.

We walked through beautiful pergolas, past the two Peacock Monuments on our way into the Pannill Pavillion filled with fountains, lush foliage and the four seasons sculptures by Philip Haas. He painted four large fiberglass head sculptures to represent each season, inspired by Mannerist Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

I sat on a bench between life size sculptures of Roosevelt & Churchill in Lawrence Holofcener's The Allies in bronze & wood.
Written December 18, 2020
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Ms33480
Palm Beach, FL22 contributions
Mar 2021
Great place for a quiet walk in the gardens. The Library is closed. I have attended concerts and Opera simulcasts from the Met in their theater but not since the Covid pandemic, I believe they are having limited shows and art exhibits now.
Written March 21, 2021
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TVL4Ever3
Lewes, DE573 contributions
Nov 2020 • Couples
What a hidden gem in Palm Beach! A free entry walking tour of lush tropical paradise gardens interspersed with sculptures of all types. Also enjoyed a special exhibit Philip Haas.

😷 Masks required. Free parking.
Written November 19, 2020
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Al Pesh
9 contributions
Dec 2020
The Society should not be missed if you are in Palm Beach. It sponsors excellent exhibits in their small museum. We have seen the Churchill paintings and the South African bead work as examples. The non-hidden gem is the small botanical and sculpture garden. I think it is a must see.
Written December 24, 2020
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13 contributions
Jun 2019
...very central locaiton,island of PALM BEACH. - across from school. - the garden is a beauty, the library is historical, and when open , the art is offered at adjacent buildings, along the intercoastal, and bike path ajoined.
Written May 1, 2020
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Becky V
7249320245 contributions
Jun 2020
We visited the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach Florida last week. We toured the gardens and they were very lovely. This was my first visit to the gardens - who knew they were there? - although I have been to Palm Beach many times.
Written June 23, 2020
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Iris
1 contribution
Jan 2021 • Solo
Visited the gardens on Sunday. The gardens are free. They entire place is very beautiful, and well kept. The Library was closed, and all other facilities were being redone so they were closed. There is plenty of free parking. The gardens are 2 minutes from Worth Ave. So you can drive closer, walk the Ave, window shop and have lunch. Or go back to Clematis Ave for many good choices, with many price option.
A nice way to spend a few hours.
Written January 25, 2021
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LWL3333
Wellington, FL18,100 contributions
Mar 2015 • Couples
Three of us went yesterday to this place just over the bridge into Palm Beach. We first toured the large free gardens which are maintained by the local Garden Club and then crossed the street to the small museum and theater building, which cost $5 per person to see. The gardens are wonderful even though not much was in bloom at this time of year. Budget about 45 minutes to see everything in the garden. The museum contains works by mostly American artists associated with the State of Maine, such as all three of the Wyeths. The museum takes about another 45 minutes to tour leisurely. Not really for children, who would likely find both the museum and gardens to be boring.
Written March 23, 2015
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