Coomi - Culture & Cocktails Mar 2017

Culture & Cocktails: Sparkle & Shine

A Conversation with Coomi Coomi is a true Renaissance woman, whose creativity and inherent artistic nature have driven her careers as a textile designer, architect and landscape designer, and now fuels her...
10x10 exhibition

10X10

Opening Member Preview Thursday, February 2, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free to Members; $20 for Non-Members Taking a simple 10 inch by 10 inch surface, artists were asked to create work in any medium, on any...
Kathleen Guzman & Nicholas Dawes - Heritage Auctions, Culture & Cocktails Jan 2017

Culture & Cocktails: Heritage Values

Photos from:A Conversation with Two Star Appraisers from "Antiques Roadshow" - Kathleen Guzman and Nicholas Dawes, Heritage Auctions. Interviewed by Scott Simmons, editor of Florida Weekly and Collector’s Corner columnist.
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The High School Of The Future – Right Here In Boston

Many education leaders lament the current state of American high schools and say we need to redesign them to do better at teaching creativity, design thinking, forming and defending ideas, collaboration and effective communication, and STEM skills. But there’s a school in Boston that’s already doing all that right now: Boston Arts Academy.
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Catching STEAM

Essentially a catchy acronym for arts integration targeted at math and science, STEAM has ignited the imaginations of scientists, artists, and educators nationwide. Those on the outside of art and education may wonder: what does a STEAM program look like? Why do it? This blog offers a quick look into one such program steaming forward in the center of the Midwest.
Culture & Cocktails Kravis Memories - Michael Bracci, Judith Mitchell & Lee Bell

Culture & Cocktails: Kravis Memories

A Conversation About the 25th Anniversary of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Monday, November 7, 2016 5-7 p.m. Sharing backstage stories about Palm Beach County’s largest performing arts...
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Kravis Center 2016-2017 Education Brochure available online

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the Palm Beach County School District are members of the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Selected because of their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the partnership team participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts integral to education. Student programs and professional development for teachers are available.
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Arts-Based Learning Leads to Improvements in Creative Thinking Skills, Collaborative Behaviors and Innovation Outcomes

For thousands of years, the arts have played a central role in human learning. In recent decades, the central role of creativity, collaboration, communication and empathy in STEM innovation and workforce development has become widely recognized and accepted. But research into the impact of arts-based learning on STEM innovation has been very limited.
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Arts Educators Meet with U.S. Secretary of Education

Since his appointment in 2015, U.S. Secretary of Education, John King, has invited educators from around the country to join him for tea to discuss timely and relevant topics facing the American education system. On August 30, 2016, fourteen arts educators joined the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education for tea and a conversation on the opportunities for the arts in the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
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National Arts in Education Week

Whether you are a student, educator, parent, or principal, you can find a way to celebrate the arts in education during National Arts in Education Week. National Arts in Education Week takes place annually during the week beginning with the second Sunday of September.
Raymond Neubert - Fractured Nude - Selections from the Armory Art Center

Selections from the Armory Art Center

Member's Preview and Annual Meeting Thursday, August 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free to members; $20 for nonmembers Trunk show artists: LizKat and Elaine Designs Purses by Elaine Weber Musical Talent: DJ...
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Old newspaper boxes get new lives as Little Free Libraries

Eighteen miniature libraries will debut this summer in communities across Palm Beach County, providing children with easier access to high-quality books. Old Palm Beach Post newspaper boxes have been transformed into brightly-decorated Little Free Libraries, which will be placed in neighborhoods in West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Riviera Beach, Lake Worth, Lake Park, Pahokee, Belle Glade and Jupiter.
Call to Install - Birds are Nice

Call to Install

Member's Preview Party Thursday, June 2, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free to members; $20 for nonmembers Trunk show artists: Phyllis Annunziato and Jeff Whyman Visual artists in The Palm Beaches are not limited...
2016 Muse Awards

2016 Muse Awards

The Muse Awards event honors individuals and organizations for their contributions to arts and culture throughout Palm Beach County Learn more about the Muse Awards »   Award Winner Videos...
Ryan Thomas - The City I Live In 21

Something Out of Nothing

Member's Preview Party Thursday, March 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free to members; $20 for nonmembers Trunk show artists: LizKat Designs and Debbie Lee Mostel RSVP Online or to Debbie Calabria | (561)...
Terry Teachout

Culture & Cocktails: Stage Struck

  A conversation with Terry Teachout, drama critic of The Wall Street Journal and critic-at-large of Commentary Terry Teachout is a well-known critic, biographer, librettist, playwright, blogger and...
Dorotha Lemeh - The Gateway

Woman: Untitled

Member's Preview Party January 14, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The focus of this exhibition is to highlight women in various lights—socially, economically, politically, aesthetically and figuratively. Inspired by...
Carolyn Rafaelian

Culture & Cocktails: Fashion Forward

A conversation with Carolyn Rafaelian, founder, CEO and creative director of Alex and Ani®   Carolyn Rafaelian is a designer, philanthropist and award-winning entrepreneur. Her company, Alex and...
Nature Preserved Exhibition

Nature Preserved

Opening reception: Thursday, November 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m. As we face climate changes, documenting the natural beauty around us is as important as ever. Artworks by artists living or working in Palm Beach...
Andrew Kato & Rob Steele

Culture & Cocktails: Hey, Mr. Producer

A conversation between Andrew Kato, producing artistic director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, and Rob Steele, president/CEO of Old School Square   The Colony Hotel Pavilion, Palm Beach Trunk Show...
Ralph Papa - By the Tracks

Made in Delray Beach: Members’ Preview

Palm Beach County is home to 38 municipalities, all of which have robust arts activities going on every day. This semi-annual exhibition focuses on just one of these culturally diverse, vibrant cities....
Tommy Tune

Culture & Cocktails: Tommy Tune

Culture & Cocktails Celebrates Song & Dance A Conversation with Tommy Tune He is Broadway’s only 9-time Tony Award winner (Best Actor in a Musical for My One and Only, Best Featured Actor in a...
Swank Table - Le Grand Aioli

Swank Table: Le Grand Aioli

On March 8, 2015, Swank Farms hosted the Cultural Council for “Le Grand Aioli,” Provence’s most famous feast. Nationally recognized chefs created a farm-to-table feast in an open air tent right before...
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How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive

Art has long been recognized as an important part of a well-rounded education — but when it comes down to setting budget priorities, the arts rarely rise to the top. Many public schools saw their visual, performing and musical arts programs cut completely during the last recession, despite the many studies showing that exposure to the arts can help with academics too. A few schools are taking the research to heart, weaving the arts into everything they do and finding that the approach not only boosts academic achievement but also promotes creativity, self-confidence and school pride.
Paws & Claws

Paws & Claws Exhibition Preview Party

On December 18, the Cultural Council hosted a preview party for the Paws & Claws: Animals in Art exhibition, welcoming approximately 120 members, artists and guests in to the galleries at the Robert M....
LagoonFest

LagoonFest 2014 Event Photos

Palm Beach County and its partners in the Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative invited the public to discover a local treasure – Lake Worth Lagoon – at LagoonFest. This inaugural celebration took place on...