Cultural Council for Palm Beach County

Join us as we celebrate the next chapter in our 40-year legacy. Learn more about the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the changes we’ve made here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As Palm Beach County’s local arts service agency, the Cultural Council is committed to supporting our cultural community in this time of great need.

Find updates from the Cultural Council, helpful resources for organizations and artists, as well as virtual arts and cultural experiences available throughout The Palm Beaches. You can also help support local artists who have lost income due to the crisis by donating to our Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund.

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Grant Programs

Learn about funding opportunities for Palm Beach County artists and nonprofit organizations.

Special Events

Join us at an upcoming event, such as our signature Culture & Cocktails series, Family Saturdays, Evenings at the Council, Exhibition Previews, Artist Lectures and more.

Visit Us

Visit us in Lake Worth Beach where you’ll find artwork by Palm Beach County artists in our galleries and store, along with a VISIT FLORIDA-certified Tourism Information Center.

Support the Council

Join a community of individuals and organizations who share your appreciation of arts and culture in Palm Beach County by becoming a member or donating to our annual fund.

Cultural Council News
Cultural Council News
Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund
Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund
art&culture magazine

Published three times a year, the Cultural Council’s art&culture magazine has brought the best of the best from Palm Beach County’s arts and cultural scene to our members and subscribers for over ten years.

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2020 Muse Awards
2020 Muse Awards
Institute for Cultural Advancement

The Institute for Cultural Advancement (ICA) is a multi-tiered professional development program for cultural organizations, arts educators and creative professionals.

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Gallery Exhibitions

Our galleries in downtown Lake Worth Beach rotate frequently and showcase work by Palm Beach County artists of all disciplines.

AIMBY - Arts in My Backyard

Family Saturdays

AIMBY Family Saturdays is a free monthly program presented by various cultural organizations in Palm Beach County at the Cultural Council.

Evenings at the Council

On select Friday nights, the Council stays open to invite the public to this free event, featuring live local music and other special programming.

Palm Beach County Events Calendar

Browse the most comprehensive calendar of arts and cultural events in Palm Beach County.

Cultural Organizations Begin to Reopen in The Palm Beaches

Updated May 26 at 10 a.m. The Palm Beaches has entered Phase I of Florida’s Recovery Plan. As such, the...


Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes

Although many cultural organizations throughout The Palm Beaches are currently closed to the public, the Cultural Council has provided a...


Cultural Council publishes 2018-19 Annual Report, celebrates arts community during Giving Tuesday

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County recently published its 2018-19 Annual Report, showcasing inspiring stories and photos from a...


Cultural Council awards grants to creative professionals through Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County recently launched its Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund to help local creative...


Palm Beach County’s Major Cultural Institutions Rise Up with “One Voice” to Connect Community

Ballet Palm Beach, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Palm Beach Opera and Palm Beach Symphony collaborate to create online video of Barry Manilow’s...


Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund & Other COVID-19 Resources

The Cultural Council believes that a strong arts and cultural sector actively contributes to economic vitality and is central to...


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates from the Cultural Council

Updated on May 22, 2020 at 8 a.m. The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County continues to monitor all updates...


Q&A with 2019 Dina Baker Fund Winner Glenda Green

Dina Baker and Glenda Green Glenda Green is a Palm Beach County-based abstract artist and the 2019 winner of the...


Cultural Council for Palm Beach County Awarded $60,000 at 2020 Great Charity Challenge

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County was recently awarded $60,000 from the 2020 Great Charity Challenge, presented by Fidelity...


Visit the Cultural Council During the 2020 Street Painting Festival

The Cultural Council will be open for business on Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to...


Call for Artists: Solo Gallery Exhibitions

Exhibitions available as early as June 2020. Please email with your name and proposed exhibition month in the subject...


Culture & Cocktails: Hey, Madam Producer

A Conversation with Theatrical Impresarios Four of Palm Beach County’s top theatrical companies and programs are led by extraordinary women:...


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