palmbeach3 contemporary art fair & the Casa Grandview

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Downtown Historic Boutique Luxury Resort Kicks off  

palmbeach³ contemporary art fair activities

West Palm Beach, FL. (January 12, 2009) – Casa Grandview Luxury Vacation Resort Homes & Suites kicks off preparations for the upcoming palmbeach3 contemporary art fair this week with the arrival of dmg Arts & Antiques Fairs, producers of palmbeach3, SOFA New York & SOFA Chicago, as they prepare for this dynamic four- day event with anticipated 25,000 guests, worldwide.   

Celebrating its 12th season, palmbeach³ contemporary art fair returns to the Palm Beach County Convention Center on January 15-18, 2009.  This four-day event presents more than 80 galleries representing 16 countries from around the world offering highly sophisticated contemporary art, photography, video, installation art & design.  The glittering vernissage debuts January 14, 2009 with a preview evening, offering serious collectors, connoisseurs and art professionals the first opportunity to preview and purchase a stellar array of paintings, photography, video, sculptures, functional objects and design from 80 prestigious national and international dealers.

“Casa Grandview was selected as the choice accommodation for our staff for the duration of the show, upon recommendation of past fellow gallerists,” says Heidi Hribernik,  Project Coordinator of dmg Arts & Antiques Fairs.  “Casa Grandview offers a premier downtown historic location within steps of all major attractions, with upscale amenities & services ideal for extended stays which is seldom found in a traditional hotel,” replies Ms. Hribernik. 
Casa Grandview will also be hosting a Wine & Cheese Reception Wednesday evening following the preview at the resort poolside.  Mark Lyman, VP of dmg world media, Art & Antiques, as well as Greg Worthington, Director of Operations, will be in attendance.

Active in the cultural and arts community, Casa Grandview is pleased to announce the following upcoming travel specials:
*$50 OFF Regular Daily Rates
For the following upcoming events:

palmbeach3 contemporary art fair  (PROMO CODE  PB350)
1/15/2009 - 1/18/2009
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401
This dynamic 4-day event presents over 95 international dealers offering a compelling and sophisticated variety of contemporary art, photography and design. Serious collectors, museum professionals and art enthusiasts will be among the 25,000 visitors at palmbeach3. Visit Website  561.209.1300

The Science Tunnel: Max Planck Society Science Tunnel    (PROMO CODE ST50)
1/16/2009 - 3/29/2009
South Florida Science Museum
4801 Dreher Trail North  West Palm Beach, FL 33405
The internationally-renowned Science Tunnel an exhibition of the Max Planck Society will make its U.S. debut in Palm Beach County. The 10,000-square-foot tented space is located on the grounds of the South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach. The special exhibition features video stations and hands-on exhibits designed to spark engagement and curiosity among even the youngest minds. Visit Website 561.832.1988

Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show (PROMO CODE JAA50)
2/13/2009 - 2/17/2009
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd.  West Palm Beach, FL 33401
The largest vetted art and antiques show in the U.S. returns to Palm Beach County. Featuring over 200 top-tier international exhibitors, the show brings together fine art, jewelry, sculpture, porcelain, ceramics, and more for art lovers and collectors.
Visit Website 561.822.5440

Palm Beach Fine Craft Show  (PROMO CODE FCS50)
3/20/2009 - 3/22/2009
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Event Sponsor: American Style / Florida Design / Palm Beach Post / Palm Beach Daily News
This juried event represents the very best in the world of Fine Craft. Original, one-of-a-kind works of art including: basketry, ceramics, glass, decorative and wearable textiles, furniture, jewelry, leather, mixed media, paper and wood. Many participating artists are represented in important corporate, private and museum collections.
Visit Website 561.267.2632


Casa Grandview is located at 1410 Georgia Avenue, WPB in the Grandview Heights Historic District; adjacent to many downtown landmarks, including Howard Park, the Norton Museum of Art, Kravis Center of the Performing Arts, Armory Art Center, CityPlace, and the Palm Beach County Convention Center.  Grandview Heights is one of the 13 historic districts located in the City of West Palm Beach, and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1999. 

About Casa Grandview Luxury Vacation Resort Homes & Suites

Casa Grandview Luxury Vacation Resort Homes & Suites offers all the modern conveniences of an historical city retreat, in a private tropical island luxurious resort setting, offering a wide selection of unique designs and décor to fit an array of style and personality, epitomizing the best of West Palm Beach, when customizing your travel arrangements, or extended stays.   Inviting guest worldwide, offering a collection of  25 total rooms, 15 luxurious historic getaway cottages, charming studios, quaint bungalows, tropical cabana suites, classic city retreats, or urban city chic “well appointed” residences, for the ultimate experience in privacy and comfort. The residences range from 1BR-3BR+, 425-2,000+ sq. ft., priced from $910-$2625 weekly.  Weekly, monthly, seasonal rates, or extended stays available, and may be combined with guest houses, adjacent cottages or suites, to accommodate larger groups or corporate retreats.  A few of the amenities include:  Custom pools, LCD HD TV/DVD, with premium music/movie channels, complimentary Wi-Fi, parking, bicycle rentals, and arrival breakfast package.

Casa Grandview is a proud member of the Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beaches, the Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau, VISIT FLORIDA, Wolters Reisen, World of TUI, Bed & Breakfast Assoc., Professional Association of Innkeepers, Int’l, and the Grandview Heights Historic Association. 
For more information visit, or contact Cheryl Grantham at 877.435.2786 or [email protected].

*Call for reservations at 877.435.2786 |Or book online at | Insert promo code as indicated in (notes section)
For new reservations only.  May not be applied to existing reservations, or combined with other discounted packages.

Corporate, groups, families welcome!  Limited accommodations available at this rate.  *Offer available 1/9/09-3/29/09.