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 six 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

View from the Royal Poinciana, Palm Beach, Fla.,1905. Photograph by E.W. Hazard. Flagler Museum Archives.
Image courtesy of the Flagler Museum.

If you’re interested in learning more about Florida’s first museum—look no further! Starting this October, the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum will take visitors on a trip through the past 120 years of Henry Flagler’s iconic mansion during The Story of Whitehall.

This exciting exhibition dives into the details of Whitehall’s history as a home, a club, a hotel—all the way up to its modern operations as a landmark museum (and as an actual National Historic Landmark).

Maltz Jupiter Theatre returns

Eager for a night of musical theater? Prepare for an excellent evening featuring the music and lyrics of the late, great Stephen Sondheim during a performance of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in November. The theatre recently reopened after a $36 million expansion to its stage, facilities, and parking lot.

Grab your tickets soon and get ready for this hilarious show!

High fashion on display at the Norton Museum of Art

Joel Meyerowitz, Florida (detail, 1967), Nicola Erni Collection© Joel Meyerowitz, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery.
Photo: Reto Pedrini Photography.

Take a look into the fascinating world of fashion, celebrities, and street photography on display soon at the Norton Museum of Art. The upcoming exhibition A Personal View on High Fashion & Street Style: Photographs from the Nicola Erni Collection, 1930s to Now will spotlight nearly 100 years of collected fashion photography.

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

Experience a classic on stage in West Palm Beach

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 4000 Miles this October!

The dramedy, penned by Amy Herzog, tells the story of 21-year-old Leo. After biking across the country, Leo lands at his 91-year-old grandmother Vera’s apartment in Greenwich Village. Audiences can see these two spend time learning how to communicate and see the beauty of both family members coming to understand each other. Enjoy this must-see show!

Experience a night of symphony music

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson will join the Palm Beach Symphony on December 1 for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5
in E-Flat Major, Op.

What cultural trip wouldn’t be complete without a symphony concert? Palm Beach Symphony begins its annual Masterworks Series with Beethoven’s Emperor on December 1, which will also feature performances of Sibelius’ Night Ride and Sunrise, Op. 55 and Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, popularly known as the “Organ Symphony.” World-renowned pianist Garrick Ohlsson 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!

Lacquer sculptures at The Society of the Four Arts

Muramoto Shingo, Wing of Foliage: Bending in the Wind (2015); lacquer, bamboo,hemp cloth; Minneapolis Institute
of Art, The Curtis Dunnavan Fund for the Purchase of Asian Art. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Get ready for an exciting sculptural display! Starting this December, The Society of the Four Arts will present their newest exhibition, Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture.

This incredible show, organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA), features 33 works by 16 artists serves as the first-ever comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Japanese lacquer sculpture. See for yourself how this talented group of contemporary artists have modernized the ancient art of lacquer sculpture, in-person!

These six 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!