At the Cultural Council’s home in downtown Lake Worth, 2,500 square feet of flexible gallery space showcases ongoing temporary exhibitions focused on art made in or unique to Palm Beach County. The exhibitions educate the public about art and artists, and provide exposure to artists in Palm Beach County so they can be more successful. The gallery features long exhibitions and each month also showcases additional, one-person exhibitions.

The Cultural Council’s galleries are free and open to the public Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Main Gallery

Cheryl Maeder - Play

Cultural Council Biennial 2015

May 15 through August 29
View Photos from the Member’s Preview Party and Annual Meeting

The Cultural Council is pleased to showcase art by professional Palm Beach County artists working in a wide variety of media in our summer exhibition titled Cultural Council Biennial 2015. This open call was juried by Elizabeth Sobieski, a contributing writer to The Art Economist. Also a screenwriter and producer based in both New York and Los Angeles, Sobieski has written on arts-related subjects for such publications as New York Magazine, New York Post, Avenue Magazine and Cosmopolitan. The juried process was handled through Juried Art Services, a Palm Beach County-based organization that has juried some of the nation’s leading exhibitions.

Exhibiting Artists

Fulya Acikgoz | Margie Agoston | Susan M. Andreasen | Tony Arruza | Beju | Robert E. Birkenes | Nancy G. Brown | Karen H. Colbert | Beatrice I. Doone-Merena | Cheryl L. Fisher | Mark W. Forman | Teresa A. Frazee | John L. Frazee | Erin B. Fromkes | Jacek Gancarz | Durga Garcia | TD Gillispie | Meihui Goette | Doreen M. Grasso | Dolores Kiriacon | Tammy S. Knipp | Lorenzo Laiken | Estelle Lavin | Ginny Lloyd | Joan Lustig | Dena R. Lyons | Cheryl Maeder | Sami A. Makela | Henriett Michel | Melinda Moore | Debbie L. Mostel | Elsie Marley Musella | Pamela A. Myers | Frank (Charles) E. Navarrete | Ray P. Neubert | Rick L. Newton | Hanne Niederhausen | Susan Oakes | Sally Painter | Ralph Papa | John C. Rachell | Agata Ren | Sylvia Riquezes | Tracy Rosof-Petersen | Debbie L. Rubin | Benjamin Rusnak | Elle Schorr | Barry Seidman | Rita Shapiro | Shani Simpson | Roxene G. Sloate | George Steinman | Wayne Stephens | Leora K. Stewart | Dale S. Stryker | David Torrella | Matt Vought | Carin A. Wagner | Mark C. Walnock | Karla J. Walter

Vote for People’s Choice Award

You can vote for People’s Choice this summer by visiting our gallery. Just pick up a paper ballot from the front desk, and choose your favorite piece. Want a second vote? Take a picture of the piece and post it to Twitter or Instagram using #CCBiennial2015. Voting ends August 15.

Awards for Best in Show, second and third places were announced at the preview party on May 14:

  • Best in Show: Cheryl Maeder, Play, 2014, Film, 1:53 minutes
  • Second Place: Wayne Stephens, Untitled 2, 2013, oil and mixed media on canvas, 60 x 60 inches
  • Third Place: Nancy Brown, Balloon Over Bagan, 2014, Photograph, 38 x 48 inches


Lawrence A. Sanders Foundation Artist Resource Center

Solo exhibitions generously funded by the JP Morgan Chase FoundationJP Morgan Chase logo


Emmanuel Bazile - Milagro Center
Emmanuel Bazile, age 18

MilaGROWTEENS: The Future

August 8 through October 3
Opening Reception: Friday, August 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. | RSVP here

The Milagro Center is collaborating with the Cultural Council on an exhibition presenting the artwork of teens, showcasing their talents to the community. At the Cultural Council, arts education is a priority. Through the continued work of its Cultural Education Committee (CEdC), the Council is committed to ensuring that our county’s young people have the best possible opportunities to reap the proven benefits that arts and culture bring to the educational experience. As an active CEdC member and partner, the Milagro Center embodies and shares in this community work and vision for arts accessibility and equity. Viewers can expect to see artwork that represents the individual voices and experiences of Delray teens, supported through the guidance of a professional art educator from the education department of the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

The Milagro Center offers unique arts-integrated educational and cultural programs that serve as a catalyst for community collaboration, individual transformation and social change. The arts foster a spirit of entrepreneurship in teens; teaching them skills and fostering a temperament for creative success. The Milagro Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the social and academic success of children through cultural arts, living values, mentoring and academic support

Generously sponsored by:
Whole Foods Market


Upcoming Exhibitions

Our upcoming season schedule is coming soon…