Fall has arrived in The Palm Beaches and with it comes cool temperatures, coastal breezes, and a full schedule of awe-inspiring arts and cultural events to experience here in Florida’s Cultural Capital!

We’ve combed through every cultural calendar and hand-selected five of the destination’s top performances and exhibitions for you below. Get your tickets soon and savor every moment when you arrive!

An unparalleled look into the past

If you’re interested in seeing historic artifacts, learning about ancient civilizations, or just plain giddy for gold—look no further! This October, the Boca Raton Museum of Art will present the world premiere exhibition, Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru.

This brand-new, immersive experience will grant you a first-class ticket through time to explore the Incan City of Machu Picchu, complete with 192 treasures from royal tombs that belonged to noble Andean lords. Do not miss this exciting exhibition!

Broadway returns to the Kravis Center

Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matt Murphy

Eager for a night of musical theater? Prepare for an excellent evening featuring the Tony Award-winning music and performances of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. This coming-of-age tale has spurred important conversations and delighted fans across the world.

Grab your tickets soon and get ready for this inspiring performance!

Marvel in Mexican modernism

Nickolas Muray, Frida Kahlo on
White Bench #5 (1939)

Take a look into the lives of the late, great Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (among others) on display later this October at the Norton Museum of Art. The upcoming exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection will focus on the period of time after the end of the Mexican Revolution in 1920, and the artists who led the country’s artistic renaissance.

If you fancy yourself a fan of art history, this is a no-brainer!

World premiere on stage in West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Dramaworks art&culture magazine Winter 2019

How many times in your life have you been offered the experience to see a world premiere? Situated at the eastern end of West Palm Beach’s bustling Clematis Street is Palm Beach Dramaworks, which is exactly where you’ll be sitting to see The People Downstairs this December!

The drama, written by South Florida’s own Michael McKeever, tells the story of Anne Frank from a completely new perspective, instead focusing on the story of the brave individuals who hid the Frank family, kept them fed, and updated them on news of the outside.

Experience a night of symphony music

Pianist Hélène Grimaud will join the Palm Beach Symphony on November 7 for Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

What cultural trip wouldn’t be complete without a symphony concert? Palm Beach Symphony begins its annual Masterworks Series with Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony on November 7, which will also featuring performances of Valerie Colman’s Umoja and Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto. World-renowned pianist Hélène Grimaud will join the symphony, which is led by maestro Gerard Schwarz. It’ll be a truly excellent way to add music to your trip to Florida’s Cultural Capital!


These five fabulous cultural experiences are just a small sampling of what’s available here in The Palm Beaches this fall season! Sign up for Insider Access today and get a monthly dose of Florida’s Cultural Capital sent directly to your inbox. We’ll see you here soon in The Palm Beaches!