3 TO SEE: “Masterfully Human,” life-size sea sculptures, photo exhibit

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There’s always something to do in the Palm Beaches! That’s why every week the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County helps you with three ideas — one that’s free, one that’s affordable and one that’s a splurge.

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FREE

A story told in still life photos

When you’ve spent a career taking still life photos in the world of New York advertising and then pivot to fine art, what kind of story do you tell? That’s the true-life biography of photographer and artist Barry Seidman, who shows a new set of work this month at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County titled “My Drawers Series.” The exhibition comprises several photos of (you guessed it) actual drawers filled with items from the artist’s life and tells a personal story. Don’t miss it!

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Barry Seidman’s “My Drawers Series”: On display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 10. Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 561-471-2901 or www.palmbeachculture.com

DEAL

From the sea to the land

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure when it comes to the new exhibition on display at Mounts Botanical Garden, titled “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea.” Literal tons of repurposed plastic beach debris make up the organization’s 10 giant sculptures that decorate the gardens in the forms of fish, seals, whales, puffins and other ocean animals. If you’re one to support the intersection of arts and environmentalism, then this is the show to see!

“Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea”: On display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through June 3. Adults $15, children $5. Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Info: 561-233-1757 or www.mounts.org/washedashore

SPLURGE

Paintings of a refined era

Ever wonder what it was like to live in a more sophisticated time? Take a trip back to the Gilded Age starting Tuesday as the Flagler Museum presents “Masterfully Human: The Art of Gaugengigl,” a 75-piece exhibition dedicated to the work of painter/etcher Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl. The museum is the first to devote an entire show to this artist, who specialized in creating pieces that portrayed everyday life in the late 1800s to early 1900s.

“Masterfully Human: The Art of Gaugengigl”: Starts Jan. 23 and runs through April 29. Admission is $18 for adults, $10 for children 13-17, $3 for children 6-12 and children under 6 are free. Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, 1 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Info: 561-655-2833 or www.flaglermuseum.us



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