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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

Summer Hours: June 29 - September 17
Saturday 10AM to 4PM
Sunday 12PM to 4PM

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 be open on 
Saturday and Sunday ONLY 
until September 17th, 2017. 

The Museum will CLOSED for a month, 
beginning on September 18, 2017
and will reopen on Friday, October 20, 2017
 with The Best of the Best Juried Show.

Consignment A. E. Backus Paintings are available to be seen by appointment. Call the Museum at 772-465-0630.
 It's Summer Time! 

Lil' Feet Boot Exhibit
Come check out these firefighter boots that have been decorated by local artists. The Backus Museum has partnered with the St. Lucie County Fire District to bring a unique exhibit to the community. The boots are on exhibit July 28th- 30th.

Opening Reception on July 28th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

        Everyone is Welcome! 

These boots will be auctioned to the public to purchase shoes for kids going back to school in St. Lucie County. 

Auction information will be posted when it becomes available.

Family Day at the Museum 

August 6th, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm

FREE admission and activities for the children
This weeks activities will focus on
Sound & Movement