Armory Innovator

2016-06-23 / Arts & Entertainment News Print article Print BY SCOTT SIMMONS Armory Innovator TAKING THE HELM AT THE ARMORY ART CENTER was like coming home again for Tom Pearson. Literally. “It already feels like home. I like the vibe. There’s a good,

Shawn Hall Recent Works and Species Act

Shawn Hall is a New Orleans-based interdisciplinary visual artist/painter who views her practice as an act of participation in the biological world through intuition and action. As a visual artist, she observes and imagines the natural world in its various facets, often from an up-close and even

Hats on for Armory: Film theme highlights Mad Hatter luncheon

There was no keeping a lid — oh, ha ha ha — on the enthusiasm at the annual Palm Beach fundraiser for the Armory Art Center.

Interview with The Armory Art Center

We had a wonderful conversation with Linda Silpe who has been a board member at The Armory for more than eighteen years. We learned so much more about this amazing place.

Former schools administrator Tom Pearson to head Armory Art Center

The Armory Art Center has named former Palm Beach County School District administrator Tom Pearson its new executive director, Armory officials said today.

Artworks pour in for Armory’s ‘nude’ auction

They’ve had a lot of practice. The “Take Home a Nude” art auction Jan. 7 at the Armory Art Center is the third they have organized to benefit the nonprofit visual art school in West Palm Beach. The event chairwomen and Armory board members not only work together well, they also share an

Notable artist curates contemporary ceramics show at Armory

An organization mounting a show of contemporary ceramics probably couldn’t do better than to invite Peter Callas to curate it. Callas collaborated for many years with the late Peter Voulkos, the artist whose abstract compositions are credited with elevating ceramics from craft to fine art in the

Contemporary jewelry’s ‘heavy hitters’ exhibit at the Armory

There’s no question that Palm Beachers love jewelry. Worth Avenue alone is home to more than 20 purveyors of the stuff, according to the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce guide

‘Impressive’: Armory exhibition showcases Art Salon speakers - See more at:

During the 3½ years fine-art photographer Elle Schorr has organized the monthly Art Salons at the Armory Art Center she’s met a lot of artists. The talks, followed by informal discussions, have covered a range of topics and featured art professionals from a variety of professions

Armory Art Center starts free lunch-time lecture series

The Armory Art Center starts a new free lunch-time lecture series highlighting its programs today. The 45-minute talks, which begin at 12:45 p.m., will be held in the library at 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach.