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      Grants Foster Modernization from page 1

      The exciting renovations are currently under way in the newly
      renamed gallery and 2-D studio which is scheduled to reopen
      in January 2021 with a season full of enriching and diverse
      exhibitions. The school renovations have been completed and
      in-person and virtual classes are currently in session at the
      refreshed facility. Those interested in learning more about the
      matching gift challenge and naming opportunities should contact
      Sue Snyder at or call (561) 746-3101.
        “We are so grateful for our community’s investment in the
      Lighthouse ArtCenter. Now, more than ever, we need art to serve
      as a vital and therapeutic outlet of connection, joy, and healing.
      These grants allow us to transform our facilities to improve
      our art education programs and create a more functional and
      aesthetically appealing gallery for our members and visitors to                                      Wheel throwing class with Chad Steve
      enjoy,” says Sue Snyder, Lighthouse ArtCenter’s development
      director. “It’s an exciting time and we have many opportunities
      for the community to get involved and be an important part of   In-person jewelry class with Lisa Johnson
      the history of the LAC.”
        The extensive interior renovations will reconfigure and
      update both the gallery and school facilities. The 7,500-square-
      foot gallery and 2-D studio will contain three new classroom
      studios, a 3,200-square-foot modernized exhibition space, a
      refreshed gift shop and art supply store, and upgraded staff
      and public areas. The space will have all new flooring, an
      exposed 14-foot ceiling, and new lighting. The school of art
      renovations include reconfigured classroom studios, new
      lighting, tile, and paint. The renovations pave the way for
      new programs such as computer design and art therapy, and
      all classrooms will have virtual learning technologies. Thanks
      to another grant from the Wheels in the Woods Foundation,
      a traditional chickee hut has been added to provide outdoor   Handbuilding class with Chad Steve     Newly built outdoor classroom for art classes
      classroom space that will particularly accommodate students
      with accessibility challenges.
        Lighthouse ArtCenter has provided uninterrupted art and
      cultural programming for over 50 years. It serves over 900                                           Leaving Your Employer?
      members and 22,000 visitors from its three-building campus                                           Understand Your 401(k) Options.
      in Tequesta. LAC offers beginner to advanced youth and adult
      art classes and workshops in drawing, painting, ceramics,                                            At Edward Jones, we can explain options for your
      sculpture, fused glass, jewelry and metalsmithing, photography,                                      401(k), including leaving the money in your former
      textiles and more. The LAC hosts over 45 unique exhibitions                                          employer’s plan, moving it to your new employer’s
      and cultural events annually and is a cultural gathering place                                       plan,  rolling it over  to an individual Retirement
      for the community.                                                                                   Account (IRA) or cashing out the account subject to
        Throughout the renovation, virtual exhibitions will continue                                       tax consequences.
      to be offered. The LAC campaign to add a second-floor                                                To learn more, call today.
      has become a phased plan, with the first phase focusing on
      renovating the current square footage. Fundraising continues
      for the second floor addition.
      About The Lighthouse ArtCenter
        The Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art is a             Sally S Stahl, AAMS®          
      501(c)(3) not-for-profit founded in 1964 by eight artists and       Financial Advisor                       M   e m b  P I S   r e  C
      Christopher Norton. The ArtCenter is dedicated to the visual        1851 W Indiantown Rd Ste 106
      arts whose mission is to inspire, engage and connect our            Jupiter, FL 33458
      community through a vibrant school of art, unique exhibitions       561-748-7600
      and diverse special events. In the last 57 years it has grown to
      include a gallery, school of art, gift shop, and art supply store.
      Supported by memberships, sponsors, and grants, the ArtCenter
      now serves over 22,000 visitors, 2,200 students, 45 faculty
      members, 400 summer art campers, and a comprehensive
      outreach program to benefit underserved and disabled residents
      in the community. For more information visit https://www.
      Instagram: @lighthousearts
      Twitter: @LighthouseArtC

      Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery And 2-D Studio
      Virtual exhibitions are ongoing. The building is temporarily
      closed for renovations.
      373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469
      (561) 746-3101

      Lighthouse ArtCenter School Of Art And 3-D Studio
      395 Seabrook Road, Tequesta, FL 33469
      (561) 748-8737
      Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Saturday and Sunday, closed

      Studio 385
      Jewelry and Textiles
      385 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469
      (561) 746-3101

      Lisa Johnson’s jewelry class teaches stone setting, sautering,
      and design.
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