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.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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. Visit our COVID-19 page for Council updates, resources for organizations and artists, as well as safe in-person and virtual events and activities available throughout The Palm Beaches.

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, gallery receptions, performances, 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.

Culture & Cocktails - 16th Season Lineup
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
AIMBY - Arts in My Backyard

Family Saturdays

Family Saturdays is a free monthly program presented by various cultural organizations in Palm Beach County at the Cultural Council. The 2021 season of Family Saturdays is presented by The Palm Beach Post.

Virtual Muse Awards - January 14, 2021
Cultural Council News
Cultural Council News
art&culture magazine - Winter 2021

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 more than ten years.

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Palm Beach County Events Calendar

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

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.

Institute for Cultural Advancement artist workshop

Palm Beach Photographic Centre & Cultural Council Issue ‘Call for Photographers’ Seeking Images of Life In Palm Beach County

Deadline for Submissions is January 17 for Exhibition at Cultural Council, Feb 27—March 27, 2021 The Cultural Council for Palm Beach...

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Join the Movement to Help Palm Beach County Restart with the Arts

Watch the Town Hall video During a recent State of the Cultural Sector Town Hall, the Cultural Council for Palm...

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Culture & Cocktails Kicks Off 16th Season with Hollywood Historian Scott Eyman, Nov. 9

Theme for 2020-2021 C&C Season is ‘Cool People Doing Neat Stuff!’ Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council...

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Cultural Council Partners with ATB Fine Art Group, Inc. to Showcase Palm Beach County Black Artists this Season

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County will soon open its latest exhibition, “How Do We Move Forward?” presented and...

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Palm Beach County CARES Restart Business Grants Program Resumes

The Palm Beach County CARES Restart Business Grants Program will resume on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. The...

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Cultural Council opens applications for Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists

The Cultural Council is now accepting applications for its annual Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists. The Dina Baker...

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South Florida Cultural Consortium Announces Recipients of 2019-2020 Visual & Media Artists Awards

The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) announces thirteen (13) awards to preeminent South Florida artists through its 2019-2020 Visual and...

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Remembering Bert Korman (1933–2020)

Friend, advocate, and adamant supporter of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County Bert Korman passed away on July 1,...

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Cultural Council for Palm Beach County Announces Inaugural Artist Innovation Fellowship Recipients

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County recently announced the recipients of its 2020 Artist Innovation Fellowship Program. Aligned with the...

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Cultural Organizations Begin to Reopen in The Palm Beaches

Updated Dec. 7, 2020 *The Cultural Council will regularly update this page with cultural organizations that have reopened to the...

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Cultural Council’s Artist Relief Fund helps local creative professionals out of work

Earlier this year, the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County raised more than $45,000 through its crowd-sourced Palm Beach County...

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Cultural Council Creates Way to Support Local Artists through Virtual Summer Programs

Local arts agency’s free exhibitions and performances will be available on social media, online The Cultural Council for Palm Beach...

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