One of the first things you may notice upon entering the Schmidt Center Gallery at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton is a grand piano in the far left corner of the gallery. On it sits a small placard reading "Attention Patrons: This Piano Is Not Part of the Exhibition." At first, I thought, "How silly." The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood keeps a grand piano tucked away in its main gallery, and there's no sign to ensure it's not mistaken... More >>>
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