ABOUT US

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is the only organization solely dedicated to supporting arts and culture in The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. In its sustaining effort to foster growth of the cultural sector, the Council provides support services to cultural organizations and creative professionals, administers public and private grant programs, advocates for cultural funding, enhances local arts education, and promotes cultural tourism.

OUR MISSION

Champion. Engage. Grow.

 

Fulfilling the need for arts and cultural experiences in Palm Beach County.

 
 
 

CULTURAL EQUITY

We believe that everyone has cultural traditions that are inherently valuable. We seek to honor and value creative expression of all people through the work of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. Creating an art-filled community means seeing, celebrating, and serving all. Cultural equity is essential to a sustainable arts and cultural sector and a vibrant and thriving community.

WHO WE ARE

We believe that arts & culture are the lifeblood of thriving communities and we work hard to bring them to every corner of our county. We are a team of cultural architects growing and inspiring community by making arts & culture a part of everyday life, for everybody.

OUR HISTORY

Travel back more than 40 years to learn about the history of the Cultural Council and more than 80 years to learn more about our headquarters, the Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building.

WHAT WE DO

ARTIST SERVICES

Our mission is to champion, engage, and grow the arts in Palm Beach County—and that starts with supporting the innovative professionals who make it happen.

Arts Advocacy

On the local, state and national level, the Cultural Council is a staunch advocate for the arts. We can’t do it alone! Join us in taking action for arts-friendly policies today.

2020 Artist Innovation Fellows with Cultural Council President and CEO Dave Lawrence

GRANT PROGRAMS

The Cultural Council’s grant programs assist individual artists and organizations of all sizes

ARTS EDUCATION

We are committed to ensuring that students and families have the best possible opportunities to reap the proven benefits that arts and culture bring to the educational experience.

art&culture magazine

For over 15 years, art&culture magazine continues to be the definitive, award-winning source for cultural residents and tourists in Palm Beach County. 

Cultural Council Annual Report

Annual Report

Our current Annual Report is available to download for those interested in looking back at a year unlike any other. Copies of our current strategic plan are available upon request.

Membership

As a member, you are an advocate for the arts and help sustain the Council’s mission to champion arts and culture, engage artists and audiences, and grow the county’s creative resources.

VISIT US

601 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth Beach
Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m.

The Council serves as a venue highlighting works by Palm Beach County visual and performing artists at its headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building in Downtown Lake Worth Beach. The building is also home to the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store featuring items by local artisans; the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center; and the outdoor Project Space, offering the best view of the building’s iconic Martin Luther King Jr. mural by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra.

I did receive a personal tour of the theatre yesterday when picking up tickets via their wonderful host. Thanks again for all your on-target suggestions. Having a fantastic stay here inPalm Beach County!
— Mary, NYC
I did receive a personal tour of the theatre yesterday when picking up tickets via their wonderful host. Thanks again for all your on-target suggestions. Having a fantastic stay here inPalm Beach County! 123
— Michail, NYC
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