What Is A Book? Jaffe Center For Book Arts Offers Workshops, Classes And Tours. Make Your Own Book On April 28th

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts is located at Florida Atlantic University’s Wimberly Library in Boca Raton, Florida. The Rickie Report wants to thank Paula Marcus for bringing this gem to our attention. An excursion to the Center gave us a lot of food for thought: What IS a book? Director, John Cutrone, introduces visitors to a bevy of possibilities. The Rickie Report shares an overview of the Center and suggests you ( individually or with a small group) take a tour or sign up for some of the fascinating classes. Spread the word – Books are here in all shapes, sizes, materials — and beyond your imagination!  Sign up to create your own book on April 28th!  Details below – register now!

 

 

THE ESSENTIAL FOCUS OF THE COLLECTION IS ON ARTISTS’ BOOKS

777 Glades Road Boca Raton, Florida 33431   561.297.0226  

 

 

Books As Aesthetic Objects

Arthur and Mata Jaffe donated their collection of books as aesthetic objects, built for over 50 years, to FAU in 1998. Rather than being the end of something, that donation was an inspired beginning, garnering an enthusiastic group of loyal supporters that grows with each passing year. Arthur was a graduate of Penn State University and was a partner in Jaffe Department Stores (Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania) before he and Mata moved to Boca Raton in the 1980s. Mata died in 2001, soon after the Jaffe Collection opened, but Arthur continued to build the collection until his death in 2015––a task that Director John Cutrone continues to this day.

 

 

One of the many PopUp Books in the Jaffe Collection (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

 

There is great breadth to this collection. It encompasses not just artists’ books and limited editions, but also books that just appealed to the collecting sensibilities of the Jaffes. As such, there is much here that would be found in traditional libraries.

“Prayer Book” from the Jaffe Collection (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

 

There is great focus given to the artists’ book and on all aspects of the Book Arts: artists using the book as a means of artistic expression, fine bindings, limited edition printings, hand paper making and paper decoration, and indeed any of the handcrafts that artisans use to create books.

John Cutrone shows incised and hand written pages of Book (Photo courtesy of Candace Kahan)

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BOOK ARTS CLASS

BOOK ARTS 101: Vernal
Instructor John Cutrone
Saturday Afternoon, April 28, 2018
1 to 4:30 PM

Jaffe Center for Book Arts at FAU’s Wimberly Library
Book Arts Gallery, Letterpress Studio 351H, & Bindery 350C

Class Limit: 18 (you must register ahead of time!)
Tuition schedule: Self-determined
(Tuition is by open donation to JCBA’s Education Fund––you choose what you’d like to give.)

 

Become a book artist for a day through this three and a half hour immersion in the Jaffe Center for Book Arts. We’ll begin with a screening of a 7-minute video that will introduce you to Arthur Jaffe and the Jaffe Center for Book Arts and the amazing collection of artists’ books that is at its core. We’ll follow this with an in-depth viewing of some of the artists’ books in the collection––books that will entertain, inspire, and astound. And since spring is in the air, we’ll be sure to bring a few appropriately vernal books into the mix. Expect a little springtide story or two, as well, from the instructor’s cache of Convivio Dispatches from Lake Worth: perhaps the tale of the fearful ushers at St. Bernard’s and the April Fool’s Day paper cup tower at Minnie’s Diner.

 

 

 

After a leisurely break for coffee and tea and treats, we’ll move on to the JCBA Letterpress Studio, where each participant will print a sheet of paper from type set by hand from JCBA’s collection of historic wood type. These sheets will be the covers for the books we’ll make, a brief history of the book arts that we’ll bind by hand in the Single Signature Pamphlet stitch, a simple bookbinding technique that you can use again and again in your own book projects. You’ll go home with a book you made yourself––one that you can read as sleep calls later that night, as you reflect on the new outlook on books (and maybe even life) that you’ve found earlier in the day at JCBA. “For there is great joy in knowing how to do things.” All levels.

 

 

 

Instructor:

John Cutrone is Director of the Jaffe Center for Book Arts. He is a graduate of the MFA in the Book Arts Program a the University of Alabama. Aside from his work at JCBA, he is also a writer and a partner in Lake Worth’s Convivio Bookworks, a book arts studio specializing in limited edition letterpress printed books and broadsides (www.conviviobookworks.com). He is the author of the Convivio Book of Days blog, which explores the quirkier side of seasonal traditions, encouraging us to live the ceremony of each day (www.conviviobookworks.com/blog).

Registration
Advance registration is required for all JCBA workshops. To register, email JCBA Director John Cutrone at jcutrone@fau.edu.

John Cutrone Shows Pages of a Book, created with heat and fire (Photo Courtesy of Rickie Leiter)

 

 

John Cutrone displays small books that have been removed from medication containers (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

 

 

John Cutrone Demonstrates Book Pages flapping – part of the story this book tells (Photo Courtesy Caren Hackman)

 

John Cutrone shows one end of symbol story book           

Arthur Jaffe holds end of symbol story book (Photos courtesy of Rickie Leiter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Cutrone shows postcard book, personalized by the artist. (Photo courtesy of Candace Kahan)

 

For more information about classes or tours, please contact:

John Cutrone, Director
JCBA: Jaffe Center for Book Arts
Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road   Boca Raton, Florida 33431

www.jaffecollection.org     www.facebook.com/jaffecenterforbookarts
Instagram: @jaffecenterforbookarts

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

McMow Art Glass Offers Special Docent-Led Tour of “Glasstress” Exhibition At Boca Museum

McMow Art Glass is offering an intimate visit to the Boca Museum of Art for the “Glasstress” Exhibition on Friday, April 28th.  Make your reservations for this special, docent-led tour at the Boca Museum of Art.  The Rickie Report shares the details here.

 

 

 

701 N Dixie Hwy, Lake Worth, Florida 33460

(561) 585-9011   www.mcmow.com

 

McMow  Art  Glass

Presents 

Special Docent-Led Tour of

 

“GLASSTRESS” Exhibition 

at Boca Museum of Art

Friday April 28th

10:00 am

$10. Includes Tour

To Register:  561.585.9011  or www.mcmow.com

 

 

 

About “Glassstress”:

 

Part of a new curatorial initiative to examine areas traditionally considered ‘craft,’ but which present alternative mediums of increasing interest to contemporary artists, Glasstress features 25-30 glass installations created by contemporary artists from around the world in collaboration with the international organization Glasstress, Venice and the master glass artisans of Berengo Studio, Murano. The results challenge our notion of glass as a ‘beautiful’ material and encourage us to explore the bold, political, and sometimes less than pristine aspects of the medium. Works included in the “Glasstress” Boca Raton exhibition incorporate performance, video, interactive media, design, and even video games, and delve into substantial content, from race, identity, and colonialism to themes of science and nature and issues of biological diversity, global hunger, and climate change.

 

 

 

For more information about this event, classes or workshops:

McMow Art Glass, Inc
561-585-9011 Fax: 561-586-2292

www.mcmow.com     www.facebook.com/mcmowartglass

Office Hours:
Wednesday- Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday – 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday – 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday-Monday – Closed

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

A Day At The Norton Includes Special Exhibits, Docent-Led Tours And Lunch

The Mandel JCC welcomes everyone to meet at the Norton Museum in West Palm for a docent-led tour of the museum’s current exhibits which will include: “From Degas to Van Gogh”; “O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York”; and “Women Artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries”.  On Wednesday, March 23, the tour is followed by lunch at The Café in the Norton. After lunch you are welcome to spend more time enjoying the Norton’s treasures. To provide the optimum experience, participants will be split into small groups for the tour. The the number of people for this excursion is limited to  40, on a first come basis, first serve basis. Please RSVP! The Rickie Report shares the details and reminds you that this is open to members and non-members!

 

 

 

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Presents:

A Day at the Norton


 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

10:30 AM 


 

 

 

 

 

$40/Member; $48/Guest

Register:

www.jcconline.com

or Call  561-712-5232.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norton Museum

1451 S. Olive Avenue    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

 

 

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Norton Museum

 

On this cultural day trip, participants will have the opportunity to visit the renowned Norton Museum in West Palm Beach. The museum itself was founded in 1941, by Ralph Hubbard Norton and his wife Elizabeth. The couple had a taste for the fine arts and spent many years building a personal collection of paintings and sculptures. Splitting their time between Chicago and West Palm Beach, the couple decided to move to South Florida permanently and share their private collection with the public.

 

 

 

 

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“The Poplars at Saint-Rémy” by Vincent Van Gogh

 

 

 

When Norton moved down here, he commissioned the distinguished firm of Wyeth & King to design the museum and the Art Deco/ Neo-Classic building opened their doors to the public on February 8, 1941. Today, their collection consists of more than 7,000+ works of art in the following areas: European, American, Chinese, Contemporary, and Photography.

 

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“Portrait of Myself” Florine Stettheimer

 

During your docent led tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the museum’s current exhibits which include: “From Degas to Van Gogh”;” O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York”; and “Women Artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries”. The tour is followed by lunch at The Café in the Norton. After lunch you are welcome to spend more time enjoying the Norton’s treasures.

 
To provide all of our patrons with the optimum experience, we will be splitting the tour into small groups. Therefore, we will be limiting the number of people for this excursion to 40 people, on a first- come-first-serve basis!

 

 

To learn more about this museum visit go to www.jcconline.com or Contact us at 561-712-5232.

This event is being held at:

Norton Museum at 1451 S. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

“Marketing Smarts for the Arts” Seminar Deadline Approaches

Rickie Leiter, publisher of The Rickie Report will offer a small group discussion focusing on marketing strategies for artists at the Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach on Monday, November 10th. This event is open to all artists who are interested in moving ahead in their careers. More details are in this article.

 

 

 

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The Rickie Report

Presents:

 

An Intimate Group Seminar

with

Rickie Leiter

 

 

“Marketing Smarts for the Arts”

 

at the

Mandel Public Library

Monday, November 10th

9:30 am – 12:00 Noon

411 Clematis Street W.Palm Beach, FL

$25.00 Registration includes:

Seminar, Refreshments, Private Tour of “Star Spangled Heroes” exhibit at the library and a unique Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Mandel Public Library.

 

 

This is an opportunity for artists to brainstorm and network in an informal setting with a small, intimate group of like-minded creatives under the guidance of Rickie Leiter, publisher of The Rickie Report. Rickie has been helping artists and crafters move from being hobbyists and emerging artists to selling their artwork in galleries and exhibitions around the country. An advocate for artists, she understands the importance of networking and marketing to bring awareness and education to art lovers and art patrons.

 

 

Rickie will offer “Marketing Smarts for the Arts” in a small, intimate setting at the Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach on Monday, November 10th. The seminar includes discussion specific to the needs of the attendees, refreshments, a private tour of “Star Spangled Heroes” exhibit and a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the Mandel Public Library.

 

 

 

The cost of the event is $25.00 and the number of registrants is limited. attendees must pre-register by November 4th. Send your check, payable to The Rickie Report and registration form to PO Box 33423 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420. For more information please email rickie@therickiereport.com or call 561-537-0291. Please note: This information will NOT be shared. PLEASE PRINT

 

 

REGISTRATION FORM

Name:

Phone:

Street Address:

City: State: Zip:

Email address:

Website Address:

Facebook Page:

Artist medium (s):

Top 2 issues of interest to you:

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

When is a Book More (or less) than a Book – And What is a “book”? Visiting the Jaffe Center for Book Arts

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts is located at Florida Atlantic University’s Wimberly Library in Boca Raton, Florida.  The Rickie Report wants to thank Paula Marcus for bringing this gem to our attention. An excursion to the Center gave us a lot of food for thought:  What IS a book?  Director, John Cutrone, introduces visitors to a bevy of possibilities.  The Rickie Report shares an overview of the Center and suggests you ( individually or with a small group) take a tour or sign up for some of the fascinating classes.  Spread the word – Books are here in all shapes, sizes, materials — and beyond your imagination!
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Books As Aesthetic Objects

Together with his late wife, Mata, Arthur Jaffe donated their collection of books as aesthetic objects, built for over 50 years, to FAU in 1998. Rather than being the end of something, that donation was an inspired beginning, garnering an enthusiastic group of loyal supporters that grows with each passing year. Arthur is a graduate of Penn State University and was a partner in Jaffe Department Stores  (Ohio and Pennsylvania) before he and Mata moved to Boca Raton in the 1980s. He is at the JCBA most days (very often coming in with a new book under his arm) and loves to show books to visitors and groups. Arthur’s not so sure he has a favorite book… but the book that may have inspired all that has lead to where we are now? Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
One of the many PopUp Books in the Jaffe Collection (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

One of the many PopUp Books in the Jaffe Collection (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

There is great breadth to this collection.  It encompasses not just artists’ books and limited editions, but also books that just appealed to the collecting sensibilities of the Jaffes. As such, there is much here that would be found in traditional libraries.

 

 

"Prayer Book" from the Jaffe Collection  (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

“Prayer Book” from the Jaffe Collection (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

 

 

 

There is great focus given to the artists’ book and on all aspects of the Book Arts: artists using the book as a means of artistic expression, fine bindings, limited edition printings, hand paper making and paper decoration, and indeed any of the handcrafts that artisans use to create books.

 

 

John Cutrone shows Various Pages of "Prayer Book"  (Photo courtesy of Candace Kahan

John Cutrone shows  incised and hand written pages of Book (Photo courtesy of Candace Kahan)

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BOOK ARTS  CLASS

To Register
Click the date below, which will open an email that you can send to John Cutrone, JCBA Director. Sending the email, with your contact information, will begin the registration process:

Tuition Schedule
Self-determined (your tuition is a gift to the JCBA Education Fund).

 

September is that time of year when we here in Florida begin to get a little punch drunk on summer. The heat and humidity have been with us for so long, it’s hard to imagine life without them. Each day is very much the same as the one that came before it and the next day will probably be just like today: About 90 degrees, sunny, with a good chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. What we need is a little change of pace. What we need is a good escape.

 

John Cutrone Shows Pages of a Book, created with heat and fire  (Photo Courtesy of Rickie Leiter)

John Cutrone Shows Pages of a Book, created with heat and fire (Photo Courtesy of Rickie Leiter)

 

 

JCBA has just the ticket. We can change you into a book artist (and a cool one at that) with this three and a half hour introductory immersion in the Jaffe Center for Book Arts. We’ll begin with a screening of a 20-minute video about JCBA and the amazing collection of artists’ books that is at its core. We’ll follow this with an in-depth viewing of some of the artists’ books in the collection––books that will entertain, inspire, and astound.

 

 

John Cutrone displays small books that have been removed from medication containers  (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

John Cutrone displays small books that have been placed in clear pill containers (Photo Courtesy of Candace Kahan)

 

 

We’ll honor summer by finding some particularly summery books from the collection… and maybe even encourage summer to pack its bags by conjuring some books that bring to mind cooler, more varied days. Expect a summertime story or two, as well, from the instructor’s cache of Convivio Dispatches from Lake Worth.

 

John Cutrone demonstrates Book Pages flapping - part of the story the book tells  (Photo Courtesy Rickie Leiter)

John Cutrone Demonstrates Book Pages flapping – part of the story this book tells (Photo Courtesy Caren Hackman)

 

 

 

Afterwards, we’ll move on to the JCBA Letterpress Studio, where each participant will print a sheet of paper from type set by hand out of JCBA’s collection of historic wood type. These sheets will be the covers for the books we’ll make, a brief history of the book arts that we’ll bind by hand in the Single Signature Pamphlet stitch, a simple bookbinding technique that you can use again and again in your own book projects.

 

John Cutrone shows one end of symbol story book

John Cutrone shows one end of symbol story book

Arthur Jaffe holds end of symbol story book  (Photos courtesy of Rickie Leiter)

Arthur Jaffe holds end of symbol story book (Photos courtesy of Rickie Leiter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You’ll go home with a book you made yourself––one that you can read as sleep calls later that night, as you reflect on the new outlook on books (and maybe even life) that you’ve found earlier that evening at JCBA. “For there is great joy in knowing how to do things.” All levels are welcome!

John Cutrone shows postcard book, personalized by the artist.  (Photo courtesy of Candace Kahan)

John Cutrone shows postcard book, personalized by the artist. (Photo courtesy of Candace Kahan)

Thank you to John Cutrone, Director and the Jaffe Center for Book Arts website for this material.

For more information about classes or tours, please contact:

John Cutrone, Director
JCBA: Jaffe Center for Book Arts
Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33431www.jaffecollection.org
www.facebook.com/jaffecenterforbookarts

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Linda Golden Offers VIP Tour of Fort Lauderdale Artists Studios and Museum of Art

Linda Golden is a woman of many talents.  The Rickie Report wrote previously about the felting class she offered through the Armory Art Center.  Linda’s passion for all things art is conveyed in her small group VIP Art Tours.  The first one of the season will take place on January 9th and focus on Fort Lauderdale.  RSVP’s are due right after Christmas, so read this article for all of the details.  We hope you will sign up  – you’ll have a great day!

 

 

Linda Golden Art Tours

A Private View of

Fort Lauderdale Studios

Thursday, January 9, 2014

10:00 am

 

Cost $50. per person

 

 

Linda Golden will be leading a small VIP Group Tour to visit several Fort Lauderdale artists’ studios, enjoy lunch, and experience a VIP docent-led tour of the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale.  This tour is self-driven, no motor coach will be provided. Everyone is ENCOURAGED  to car pool as parking in both locations is not overgenerous.  The cost of the tour is $50.00 . This includes entrance fees, lunch, and a generous donation to the museum on behalf of our group. It does not include parking or any other expenses you may occur.

 

The Tour begins promptly at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 9th at the first artist’s studio.   Attendees will meet a number of prominent artists, including Madeline Denaro, Mary Lou Siefker, Francie Bishop Good and the Girls’ Club Collection located in the Third Avenue Art District.    

 

At noon, attendees will drive to the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale and enjoy a lovely lunch at the Books and Books Cafe.  At 1:30, Jorge Santis, Curator of the William Glackens exhibit, will lead the group.  Mr. Santis is a recipient of the Best Curators Award and has been featured in a number of publications.  

 
"Lost and Found" by Madeline Denaro

“Lost and Found” by Madeline Denaro

 
Madeline Denaro tells us why she creates art, “To allow something that I do not control to have an action, to allow oneself to bring this action into a materiality; this is why I make art. My work is very much about process. I find the image secondary to the art making. Although abstract in nature, there is an underlying visual order that gradually seems to emerge. Working intuitively, I enter a realm of the unknown where there is more of a following than any real choice. I seem to be forever altering and adjusting the framework of some invisible reality”.
"The Potter" by

“The Potter” by Mary Lou Siefker

The Tour will  Explore the significant collection of  American painter, William Glackens, artists of the Northern European CoBrA Movement and contemporary art by Cuban artists.   Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale has 83,000 square-feet containing 29,000 square-feet of art exhibition space, and is also home to the 11,000 square foot AutoNation Academy of Art + Design.  There will be one docent for every 10 participants, so questions may be asked and information heard easily.

 

William Glackens (1870 – 1938) was an American realist painter and one of the founders of the Ashcan School of American art. He is also known for helping Albert C. Barnes to acquire the European paintings that form the nucleus of the famed Barnes Foundation. The museum has the largest collection of Glackens’ work anywhere in the world.  Attendees will be seeing a small selection of this work in anticipation of a much larger show which will be opening in February.
Emin-Tracey "I Think Its in My Head"

Emin-Tracey “I Think Its in My Head” at The Girls Club


Girls’ Club has engaged Miami artist team  TMSisters – sisters Monica and Natasha Lopez de Victoria – to collaborate with the collection of contemporary art by women amassed by Fort Lauderdale collectors Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz. and curate the 2013/2014 exhibition.  The mission of Girls’ Club is to educate the public and to serve as a resource for art students and scholars, curators and practicing artists on the contributions of women to the field of contemporary art. Girls’ Club produces exhibitions, educational programming, publications and events that change lives, nurture local artists, and inspire cultural growth in Broward County.

 

Everyone who participates will receive parking directions, information on the artists whose studio’s we will be visiting, information on the museum shows we will be seeing, luncheon choices,  etc. etc. This is a rather large body of information so it will be sent only  to those who will be attending and whose check has been received. This information will be emailed to you shortly before the tour date.
 
Please send your check to:   Linda Golden      2307 Tuscany Way     Boynton Beach, FL 33435  
For additional information please call  248.705.5390 or email  Lgolden8147@aol.com

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Art Trip to Pittsburgh Offers Exclusive Tours!

The Rickie Report just heard from Elayne and Marvin Mordes that plane fares are low and there are still places available for their exclusive Art Tour in Pittsburgh!

 

 

2013-Pittsburgh/Carnegie International 

 Thursday, October 31 – Sunday, November 3

 

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 A major exhibition of new 
            international art, a playground, 
            the museum’s collection, 
             and an engagement with the 
              city of Pittsburgh 

 

 

 

Art  Adventures,  contemporary   art    venues,  LLC………

Art Adventures

is pleased to announce

a short 3 night art-filled program

 

The Warhol Museum

Pittsburgh/ Carnegie International-2013

Carnegie Museum of Art

Thursday, October 31, 2013 –  Sunday, November 3, 2013

 

The most important International survey exhibition in the United States  is only presented every 3 years

DO NOT MISS THIS!!

http://ci13.cmoa.org 

 

Kusama Exhibit Courtesy of the Mattress Factory Museum

Some of the Highlights of this program include:

  • 5 star Omni – William Penn Hotel
  • All meals – 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Motorcoach transportation to all itinerary events
  • Curator tour of the Carnegie International exhibition
  • Curator tour of the Mattress Factory
  • Curator tour of the Warhol Museum
  • Curator tour of the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright – Falling Water house
  • Curator tour of Kentuck Knob – Frank Lloyd Wright – Hagan House and its amazing sculpture garden with work of Oldenburg, Goldsworth, Caro, Bertoria and an actual section of the Berlin Wall.
  • Amazing private collections
  • ……..more to come………….

 

Courtesy of Kentuck Knob

This program is strictly limited in size to 20 participants.

 

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Elayne + Marvin Mordes/ Whitespace

Falling Water House

 Registration/Deposit Form:

Contemporary art venues for the discerning collector…….

2013-Pittsburgh/Carnegie International

 Thursday, October 31 – Sunday, November 3

$600.00 PER PERSON TO SECURE YOUR SPACE

fully refundable deposit until Sept. 15, 2013

 

Enclosed please find my check in full for $__________ for ______ place(s) on the enclosed proposed program.  Credit card payment is available for a 3% surcharge.

 

Return by mail, a check (or credit card info – name as appears on card, billing address, zip, card number, expiration date  and security code) made out to Art Adventures along with this signed and completed registration form (both pages) to:

Art Adventures, LLC    

2805 N. Australian Ave

West Palm Beach, Florida  33407

 

3 nights in first class Omni- William Penn  530 William Penn Place    Pittsburgh, Pa 15219

T: 412.281.7100   www.omniwilliampenn.com

 

The total amount per person for the complete program is:

Premium Room:  Double occupancy Per Person:     $2200.00

Premium Room:  Single occupancy      $2625.00

Junior Suite:    Double Occupancy per person     $2545.00

Junior Suite:    Single Occupancy         $2890.00

 

Included are all meals, entrances to exhibitions, guides and curators as required, ground transportation by deluxe motor coach and hotel above for 3 nights.

 

Please purchase trip insurance for your protection.

Suggested:   Phyllis at Eileen’s Travel    561.655.2234

 

Not Included:  Passport expenses, alcoholic beverages, mini bar, phone charges and meals other than those specified in the final itinerary; items of a personal nature; excess baggage charges; and all items not specifically mentioned in the itinerary which include airport transfers except as noted below.  Air transportation is not included.  It is the responsibility of each traveler to secure his/her own travel arrangements to and from the Host City including airport transfers other than noted below and to insure their air travel or transportation arrangements.

 

There will be one bus on Sunday, November 3, 2013 to the Pittsburgh Airport at 7:30.  If your itinerary does not allow for this bus service, then each traveler will be responsible to transfer on their own.

 

Transportation and Accommodations:  Land transportation will be by air-conditioned motor coach.  Hotel accommodations are as noted above.

 

Program Changes:  The itinerary as herein contained is subject to change.

 

Balance Due and Refunds:

All balances are due in full by September 15, 2013.  There are no Refunds after that date.

 

Responsibility/Refund Policy:

Elayne and Marvin Mordes t/a Art Adventures, LLC, act only as agents for the passengers with respect to the hotels, transportation (either air, motorcoach, limousine, taxi or public conveyance), and all other services, and as such hold themselves free of liability for any injury, delay, cancellation or damage from any cause whatsoever.  The Mordes’ t/a Art Adventures, LLC accept no responsibility for losses, damages or delays or cancellations occasioned by sickness, strife, war, quarantine, weather or any other acts beyond their control.  There are no refunds for this program if any of the above mentioned actions are in anyway the cause for cancellation or delay by either party.

 

Each traveler must accept responsibility for insuring their total costs for this program.  We suggest that each person purchase “all contingency” trip insurance. By signing the form below you understand and agree to all policies listed in this document.

 

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Thank you for joining Art Adventures 

2013 – Weekend Pittsburgh/ Carnegie Invitational

For more information contact www.whitespacecollection.com

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

The Whitespace Experience: Tour: Exhibit: Package

The countdown has begun!  Now is the time to go to Marvin and Elayne Mordes’ amazing Whitespace Collection to see and experience contemporary art.  Their final bus trip to Miami is filling up and The Rickie Report just got word that a new shipment of items has arrived at their shop.  Whitespace Collection closes for season on April 8, so go now!

 

 

 

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MARCH HAPPENINGS

Miami Art Tour #3

Saturday, March 16

 

 

Join  

                              An Art Adventure                                 

               Hosted by the Mordes’

                     An exciting program continuing the

           Whitespace mission of creating new and exciting art venues

                                and for enriching and enlarging the viewing audience

                                  for

                                 Contemporary Art

                           $155    

             Call to confirm your place: 561.842.4131

                                     ALL PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

                                                        –  Round trip transportation from Whitespace on deluxe Motorcoach with art video viewing, and breakfast snack

                                         –  entrance to all foundation collections

                                                – Guided tour of venues presented by either the gallery owner/director or curator

                                        – Lunch at specified locations

                                                  – Bubbly wine and sweets on the return trip with an art video for your  viewing pleasure

                                               – Free Claudia Alvarez Format 18×24 project courtesy of Whitespace

                                                          Partial proceeds benefitting the arts through Community Foundation

 

 Program #3              Saturday , March 16, 2012       

 9am – 6:00pm

     Private/Public Spaces – Miami    

 

The Warehouse – the Martin Z. Margulies Collection

 The Rosa de la Cruz Collection

The Rubell Family Collection

          See each of these collections and learn their personal stories.

          See how each collector has installed their collections and how they select each season’s programs.

www.margulieswharehouse.com         www.delacruzcollection.org          www.rfc.museum

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Public viewing Days
Sunday, March 10, 17, 24,   and  April 7
1 – 4 pm
Admission $10 
Whitebox Special Projects

 

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2805 N. Australian Ave    West Palm Beach 33407

BASSANO_2

 

T: 561.84.4131

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For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Join Whitespace Collection For An Art Adventure to Miami! Three Trips Available

The Rickie Report knows how much our readers love the destination but not the drive. Let Elayne and Marvin Mordes of  Whitespace Collection take you on any or all three carefree trips that will highlight the Miami Art Scene in style.  RSVP before all the spaces are taken!

 

 

 Join Us For an Art Adventure

    Miami trip and tour programs

     Hosted by Elayne and Marvin Mordes

 

 A new and exciting program of  guided art tours with Elayne and Marvin Mordes,  continuing  the Whitespace mission of creating new and exciting art venues, for enriching and enlarging the viewing audience for Contemporary Art.

 

One  program:    $155 each

Two programs:    $145 each

Three programs:  $135  each

Call to confirm your place: 561.842.4131 or Email: 2805@mordes.net

ALL PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

  • Round trip transportation from Whitespace on deluxe Motorcoach with bathroom, video, and comfort seating.
  • Pick-up and drop off locations will be available in Jupiter, West Palm and Boca Raton
  • Travel to Miami while enjoying an art video and breakfast snack
  • A schedule of the days programming
  • Complimentary entrance and catalogs to Art Miami, Context,  Art Wynwood and all foundation collections programmed on each tour
  • Greetings  by owners or curators of each Fair and/or private collection
  • Guided tour of venues presented by either the gallery owner/director or curator
  • Lunch at specified locations included
  • Bubbly wine and sweets on the return trip with an art video for your  viewing pleasure
  • Free Claudia Alvarez Format 18×24 project courtesy of Whitespace

 

Program #1            Friday, December 7, 2012    9:30am – 6:30 pm

Sponsored by Art Miami and Context

 

Greeting by Director/Partner – Nick Korniloff

Lunch at the VIP lounge

Art Miami maintains a preeminent position in America’s contemporary art fair market. It is the original and longest-running contemporary art fair in Miami and continues to receive praise for the variety of unparalleled art that it offers. It is the “can’t miss” event for all serious collectors, curators and museum directors, providing an intimate look at some of the most important work at the forefront of the international contemporary art movement.

 

CONTEXT will feature a curated group of 50 galleries representing exceptional emerging and mid-career artists, including solo artist installations, immersive environments, curated projects and multimedia exhibits.

Art Miami

 

www.art-miami.comwww.contextartmiami.com                                                                                                                   Itinerary subject to change  No refunds – exchange may be possible

 

 

Program #2               Sunday, February 17, 2013  9:30am – 6:30pm

Sponsored by Art Wynwood

Art Wynwood

Greeting at Art Wynwood by Director/Partner:  Nick Korniloff

Lunch at the Sagamore Art Hotel

Greeting and guided tour by Cricket Taplin,  owner and curator of the Sagamore Art Collection

 

Sagamore

 www.sagamorehotel.comwww.art-wynwood.comItinerary subject to change  No refunds-exchange may be possible

 

 

 Program #3              Saturday , March 16, 2012        9am – 6:30pm

     Private/Public Spaces – Miami

The Warehouse – the Martin Z. Margulis Collection

The Rosa de la Cruz Collection

The Rubell Family Collection

 

Margulies Collection

Meet each of these collectors and hear their personal stories about their collections and mission.

de la Cruz Collection

 See how each collector has installed their collections and how they select each seasons programs.

 

de la Cruz Collection

 www.margulieswarehouse.com

www.delacruzcollection.org

www.rfc.museum

Rubell Collection

Itinerary subject to change  No refunds–exchange may be possible

 

 

For more information about Whitespace THE MORDES COLLECTION go to: www.whitespacecollection.com  email: 2805@mordes.net  or  561.842.4131.

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291