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Seldom Seen Stars exhibit

“Seldom Seen Stars” is a unique collection of cars from the Japanese domestic market. We invite you to come and see these rare vehicles!

Unique 1928 Model A Hunting Buggy

The Elliott Museum accepted this unique 1928 Model A hunting buggy from Mr. Boo Lowery. This vehicle belonged to Judge Harry Dyer for many years!    

Colorful Collection of Jeeps

A colorful and unique collection of Jeeps filled the museum’s parking lot on Saturday, August 21.

1931 Ford A 400 Looks Fabulous

The Elliott Museum’s 1931 Ford A 400 has just returned from a four month paint and body restoration. The car looks fabulous!

HSMC supporters win Best of Show

The outcome could not have been better for HSMC Sterling Society Members Charles and Jill Mitchell

The Palm Event

The Elliott Museum was invited to participate in one of the area’s most prestigious car events.

Supporting our local community

The Elliott supported the Willoughby car show with four cars from the museum’s collection.

Blogs and Views

Supporter spotlight June 2022

One of our loyal supporter is turning 90s! Edithy Marcelli recently visited the museum, plans to celebrate her 90th birthday with us

Congratulations to one of our youthful volunteers

A proud graduate! One of our volunteers, Patrick Crotty, recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in biochemistry.

Baseball and academic winners!

The state championship was scheduled on the same date of their graduation ceremony.

The House of Refuge Update

The House of Refuge remains closed due to extensive renovations that are in progress.

The Prestigious Preservationist of the Year award to Joyce

The Martin County Historic Preservation Board presented the prestigious Preservationist of the Year award to Joyce Fletcher Menard

Our New Collections Manager, Chessy Ricca

Chessy Ricca has agreed to become the HSMC’s new collection manager.

HSMC bids farewell to Linda

The HSMC bids farewell to Linda Geary! When she first came to the HSMC in 2015, she was named the Historic Site Manager at the House of Refuge.

Great catch Chessy!

Chessy is a relatively new member of our staff, who first came to the Elliott as a master’s level intern in the Florida Studies program at the University of South Florida.

Art Down the Hall reception

The Elliott Museum recently hosted the Art Down the Hall Exhibit opening reception, where both artists and guests enjoyed an evening of camaraderie and refreshments.

The Annual Volunteer Banquet 2022

The annual volunteer banquet 2022 treated our volunteers to a wonderful dinner from our in-house restaurant, Philly Down South.

CLASSIC CARS VIDEOS

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HOUSE OF REFUGE VIDEOS

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FACEBOOK POSTS

Now through January 17, 2023, artwork by German pop artist Michel Friess is on display at the Elliott Museum. Friess creates his mixed media pieces through complex techniques, including screen printing and spray paint, using diverse materials, like newspapers and comic books. This unique exhibit is not to be missed. Come check it out! ... See MoreSee Less

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Now through January 17, 2023, artwork by German pop artist Michel Friess is on display at the Elliott Museum.  Friess creates his mixed media pieces through complex techniques, including screen printing and spray paint, using diverse materials, like newspapers and comic books. This unique exhibit is not to be missed. Come check it out!

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It's incredible! I love it!

Tickets are still available for TONIGHT'S performance by Tim Reynolds & TR3. Buy here: bit.ly/3F1nNsS or call (772) 225-1961 ... See MoreSee Less

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Tickets are still available for TONIGHTS performance by Tim Reynolds & TR3. Buy here: bit.ly/3F1nNsS or call (772) 225-1961

December 7, Gabe Stillman returns to the Elliott Museum! Get your tickets now: bit.ly/3Uq4WgW🚨 FALL FLORIDA RUN 2022! 🚨 Friends & Fans, we could not be more excited to get back on the road and head south for our #FallFloridaRun!! We will be bringing the #HardStompinBlues to some of our favorite FL venues and making our debut in some new ones, including Buckingham Blues Bar, Earl's Hideaway Lounge, Elliott Museum-Stuart, The Funky Biscuit, Harmony Music Lounge & Wine Bar, Bradfordville Blues Club, The Center Bar, and dropping into Green River Eddy's Tap Room on the way back to PA. It all kicks off THIS FRIDAY as we kick off the Bradenton Blues Festival!!
So, where are we gonna see YOU?!
As always, Make sure you are checking out gabestillman.com for tickets, details, and all upcoming performances!
#HardStompinBlues #GSB #JustSayTheWord #JSTW #VizzTone #Spotify #GSBOnTheRoad
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December 7, Gabe Stillman returns to the Elliott Museum! Get your tickets now: bit.ly/3Uq4WgW

Tuesday, November 29, 4-7pm, the Elliott Museum will host the weekly Lew's Crew Cruisin' car show, sponsored exclusively by McKee's 37. (Weather permitting.) Admission to this all-ages event is FREE, with a $3 fee to show a car. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tuesday, November 29, 4-7pm, the Elliott Museum will host the weekly Lews Crew Cruisin car show, sponsored exclusively by McKees 37. (Weather permitting.) Admission to this all-ages event is FREE, with a $3 fee to show a car.

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Also The Elliott Museum has a Bar and Restaurant on property with a great menu and full bar. Philly Down South Bar and Restaurant will be open until the classic cars pull out for the night.

This is a great museum! I’ve been there several times and it is close to the beach.

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