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.
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Check out our new art piece!
Located on the Museums North Wall
"Glitch Clouds" By Herb Williams
Herb Williams transformed the Museum’s North wall with a live art-happening at the beginning of the "Wax Menagerie" Exhibition. This is his latest creation in his street art series of "Glitch" pieces. Come out and see it for yourself.
A profile of Nashville based mixed media and installation artist, Herb Williams, who is known for his original sculptures created from hundreds of thousands of individual crayons. This short documentary takes you into Herb's studio as he prepares to unveil his latest series of sculptures and paintings entitled "The Call of the Wild."