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The Boca Raton: History Afoot benefits Historical Society

Palm Beach
Archivist extraordinaire Augustus Mayhew heads down to Boca and takes in an architectural tour of the recently renovated (to the tune of $200 million)... READ MORE
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The Coconuts! A Palm Beach Party History

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And while we’re just hours away from celebration mode, Augustus Mayhew shows how they come and go, yet carry on like The Coconuts... READ MORE
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Express Yourself! Art Blast @ Palm Beach

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Augustus Mayhew takes in the opening bell of Beth DeWoody’s 2023-24 season at The Bunker Artspace; and Contemporary Women Sculptors in West Palm Bea... READ MORE
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The Phipps Family in Florida: A World of Their Own, Part III

Palm Beach
The final chapter of Augustus Mayhew’s fascinating tale of the Phipps family’s architectural history in Palm Beach... READ MORE
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The Phipps Family in Florida: A World of Their Own, Part 2 of 3

Palm Beach
The second installment of the architectural history of the Phipps Family in Palm Beach beginning at the end of the 19th century through the 20th to to... READ MORE
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PHIPPS FAMILY IN FLORIDA: A WORLD OF THEIR OWN, PART 1 OF 3

Guest Diary
Augustus Mayhew takes a deep dive into the Henry Phipps family’s prominent role in making South Florida an ultimate destination. A totally engaging,... READ MORE
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No Questions Asked: Lost & Found at Palm Beach

Palm Beach
Archivist extraordinaire Augustus Mayhew will have you tumbling down an endless rabbit hole into an ephemeral diversion serving up several decades of ... READ MORE
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Art Scenes: Fame, Fashion, & Feminism

Across the Nation
Augustus Mayhew, the great art and architectural historian, takes in the “Picturing Fame” fashion exhibit at Ft. Lauderdale’s NSU Art Museum of ... READ MORE
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The O’Keeffes at Palm Beach: Clare! Esther! Anita! Georgia! Eleanor!

Palm Beach
Augustus Mayhew takes us on an historical expedition of The O’Keeffe’s of Palm Beach; in particular one woman who was key in its gilded developmen... READ MORE
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Palm Beach declares Addison Mizner Month!

Palm Beach
Today is the 150th birthday of Addison Mizner, the architect who designed more than 60 houses and buildings with a vision that still defines Palm Beac... READ MORE
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PB-MIA Social Diary ART SCENES

Palm Beach
Augustus Mayhew covers the annual art scene convergence in Palm Beach/Miami from Beth Rudin DeWoody’s Bunker Artspace to the Margulies Collection in... READ MORE
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On the Waterfront: ANSG Sculpture Garden + GCPB Tidal Garden

Palm Beach
Augustus Mayhew takes in the ongoing social activities in Palm Beach such as the 40-car Grand Tour Parade at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social History: Avant-Garde Flashback

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Augustus Mayhew considering Miami Art Basel is reminded of PB’s art colony when the creative pioneers were Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Velma Gle... READ MORE

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