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 reopenings and virtual experiences 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, 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.

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Cultural Council News
Cultural Council News
Virtual Muse Awards - January 14, 2021
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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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.

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

Cultural Council Shares Findings from Preliminary COVID-19 Impact Survey and Announces New Initiatives to Help #RestartPBC The Cultural Council for...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


Cultural Organizations Begin to Reopen in The Palm Beaches

Updated Nov. 5, 2020 *The Cultural Council will regularly update this page with cultural organizations that have reopened to the...


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...


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...


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates from the Cultural Council

Updated on November 20, 2020 The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County continues to monitor all updates and public health...


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