A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery

The Museum’s mission is to promote the arts in the community and perpetuate the artistic and humanitarian legacy of A.E. Backus, and houses the nation’s largest exhibit of original Backus paintings. Grounded in history, yet rich in contemporary relevance the museum exhibits original paintings by A.E. Backus, Florida Highwaymen. Throughout the season the Museum features changing national exhibits and two juried competitions. Volunteers needed for educational programs, special events, visitor services/docents/ facility maintenance.

Founded Year: 
1960
Contact Number: 
772.465.0630
Full Address: 

500 N. Indian River Drive Fort Pierce, FL 34950

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Staff Information: 
Staff Name: 
Kathleen Fredrick
Staff Designation: 
Executive Director
Staff Name: 
Kathleen Fredrick
Staff Designation: 
Executive Director
Events Calendar Collection: 
Event Date Information: 
Jan. 31
Details: 
Sunday in Key West Auction; 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Pelican Yacht Club, Fort Pierce; $75; 772.465.0630
Event Date Information: 
March 6
Details: 
“All You Should Eat” Brunch and Backus Original Painting Raffle; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; A.E. Backus Museum , Fort Pierce; $15 in advance, $20 at the door; 772.465.0630
Event Date Information: 
Jan. 31
Details: 
Sunday in Key West Auction; 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Pelican Yacht Club, Fort Pierce; $75; 772.465.0630
Event Date Information: 
March 6
Details: 
“All You Should Eat” Brunch and Backus Original Painting Raffle; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; A.E. Backus Museum , Fort Pierce; $15 in advance, $20 at the door; 772.465.0630
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