Below, you’ll find featured guests from past Culture & Cocktails events, presented by the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County at the Colony Palm Beach.

View the current season here. And to learn more about the series, sponsorship opportunities and more, please call (561) 472-3330.

Find photos from past events »

Generously sponsored by:

The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder

The Milton and Tamar Maltz Family Foundation

Additional support for the series is provided by:

Palm Beach Daily News

January 2019

New Faces, Favorite Places

New Faces, Favorite Places

November 4, 2019

A Conversation with Palm Beach County Cultural Leaders

Palm Beach County’s booming cultural sector is responsible for an economic impact of over $633 million every year and over 14,000 full-time equivalent jobs. Meet the new leaders of three of our largest cultural institutions:

  • Elliot Bostwick Davis, director and CEO of the Norton Museum of Art
  • Erin Manning, executive director of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
  • Dr. Philip Rylands, president and CEO of the Society of the Four Arts

Interviewed by Dave Lawrence, president and CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.


Platter Chatter

Platter Chatter

April 8, 2019

A Conversation with legendary broadcaster Dick Robinson

Interviewed by Jill & Rich Switzer, celebrated cabaret performers and co-hosts of “The Morning Lounge” on Legends Radio


Art Attack

Art Attack

March 11, 2019

A Conversation with art collector Christine Aylward

Interviewed by Daphne Nikolopoulos, Author & Editor-in-Chief of Palm Beach Illustrated


Classic Film, Fine Wine & High‑End Design

Classic Film, Fine Wine & High‑End Design

February 4, 2019

A Conversation with real estate developer, film producer/distributor and vineyard owner Charles S. Cohen

Interviewed by Dr. David Breneman, President & CEO of The Society of the Four Arts


Collage Mirage

Collage Mirage

January 7, 2019

A Conversation with artist Bruce Helander

Interviewed by Deborah C. Pollack, art historian, gallery owner and author of several books including “Palm Beach Visual Arts”

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9