In 2018, the Cultural Council celebrated 40 years of supporting arts and culture in Palm Beach County. The Muse Awards honor outstanding organizations, artists, educators and supporters for their contributions to the cultural community, and the biennial celebration features performances by some of the county’s most talented artists.

2018 Award Winners

The Legacy Award – Organization
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

The Legacy Award – Individual
Judy Goodman

Outstanding Business Arts Partner
PNC Bank

Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches

Outstanding Environmental and Science Organization
Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Outstanding Art in Public Places
CANVAS Art Charities

Outstanding School Committed to Arts Integration
Milagro Center

Liman Excellence in Arts Education
Boca Raton Museum of Art





Event Photos

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Cohen Pavilion


Honorary Chairs
Alex and Renate Dreyfoos

Muse Grand Benefactor Chair
Roe Green

40th Anniversary Celebration & Muse Co-Chairs
George Elmore and Marti LaTour • Judy Goodman and J. John Goodman, M.D. • Nathan and Julie Slack • Dom Telesco • Leo Kathryn and Vecellio

Honorary Committee
Yvonne S. Boice • Michael and Colleen Bracci • Phil and Karolyn DiComo • Edith R. Dixon • Terry and Christine Duffy • Don Ephraim and Maxine Marks • Jeffrey and Frances Fisher • Myrna R. Haft • Mindy Helman‑Levine • Priscilla Heublein • Gail A. Horvath • René and Daryn Kirchfeld • Berton and Sallie Korman • Milton and Tamar Maltz • Robin and Jocelyn Martin • Herme de Wyman Miro • Jo Anne Moeller • Richard and Tamara Morgenstern • Elizabeth Neuhoff • Suzanne L. Niedland • Anka Palitz • Bill and Luann Parmelee • Jean Sharf • Bob and Christine Stiller • Sandra Thompson • Tamara Watkins • Ethel I. Williams • Gil Walsh


Grand Benefactor
Roe Green of the Roe Green Foundation

Premier Benefactor
PNC Arts Alive

Elite Sponsors
JPMorgan Chase, The Private Bank
Berton and Sallie Korman
Maltz Family Foundation
Palm Beach Media Group

Executive Award Sponsors
Edith R. Dixon
Jeffrey and Frances Fisher
The Gardens Mall
Haile, Shaw & Pfaffenberger, P.A.
Herme de Wyman Miro, president of The International Society of Palm Beach
Northern Trust
Bill and Luann Parmelee
Jean Sharf
Bob and Christine Stiller
Leo and Kathryn Vecellio

Patron Sponsors
Myrna R. Haft
Elizabeth Neuhoff
Suzanne L. Niedland
Sandra Thompson
Gil Walsh

In-Kind Sponsors
Banyan Printing
Boca Raton Resort & Club
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
Golden Anvil Jewelers
Provident Jewelry
The Special Event Resource and Design Group

Past Muse Awards