A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery

Contact Number: 772.465.0630
500 N. Indian River Drive Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Executive Director: Kathleen Fredrick
Year Founded: 1960

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.

Jan. 31: Sunday in Key West Auction; 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Pelican Yacht Club, Fort Pierce; $75; 772.465.0630
March 6: “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