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Here you’ll find announcements from the Cultural Council’s Education Department along with news from the arts education community.

CEdC presentation - The Proof is in the Pudding

“The Proof is in the Pudding”

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

February 15, 2018

Thank you to those who joined us last month for our January Cultural Education Committee meeting, “The Proof is in the Pudding: Arts Education Programming and Culturally-Relevant Curricula.” You can download the presentation below.

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4 Tips for Culturally Responsive Programming

TCC Group

January 26, 2018

Cultural responsiveness can be manifested through various aspects of a program. Here are four simple strategies that program staff might try, regardless of the issue area they are working in.

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Teen Art Salon - Live 360 Studio Wellington

Teen Art Salon

The Mall at Wellington Green | Live 360 Studio

January 23, 2018

FREE materials, space, and instruction to establish and advance a self-directed studio art practice. All levels welcome!

Exhibition launch: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6-8 p.m.

4-week open studio sessions:
Sundays 2-6 p.m., on February 11, 18, 25, and March 4.

Space is limited. For questions please contact

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Arts and Cultural Education Survey Workshop

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

October 24, 2017

For those who missed the live webinar, we have provided a recording to watch our introduction to the Palm Beach County Arts and Cultural Education Snapshot:

Watch on YouTube »

2017 – 2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide

2017-2018 Educational Guide Now Available

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

August 11, 2017

The Cultural Council’s 2017-2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide is now available online to download. This guide is a valuable resource for programming, field trip opportunities and more for the entire school year.

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Four Gifted Young Musicians Aim To Effect Change Through Community-Focused Projects

National Public Radio

June 8, 2017

Every week, a small group of young people step up to a microphone and play, their music broadcast to hundreds of thousands of listeners across America on NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley. For those of us who may have dabbled in orchestra or band as kids, the level of mastery achieved by these young musicians can seem superhuman.

And, when the show is over, most heave a sigh of relief, not realizing that From the Top has more in store for them — they are about to be asked what can only be described as a “very big question.” It is: Who do you aspire to be as an artist and a leader? How can you take action now to make a difference beyond the concert hall?

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2017–2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide2017–2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide

CEdC Meeting Schedule

Monthly CEdC meetings are open to all educators, education advocates and professionals regardless of Cultural Council membership.

We meet on a monthly basis between October and May. Calendar and schedule are subject to change.

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Connecting the Dots: Creative Partnerships with Early Learners

February 23

1:30 p.m.
Location: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Presenter: Nancy Brown
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, College of Education; Peter and Nona Gordon Professor, Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development and Associate Professor in the College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University


The Arts within K-12: Innovative Methods and Brainstorming Session

March 14

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Presenter: Tiffany Williams
Principal, SAIL High School, Leon County School Board


Making Connections: Saving the World Through Cultural Programming

April 20

1:30 p.m.
Location: FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

Presenter: Anne Henderson
Director of Education, FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center


The Arts and Technology

May 18

1:30 p.m.
Location: Cultural Council

Presenter: Dr. Luke Kahlich
Retired Professor and Chair Emeritus, Temple University-Boyer College of Music and Dance; Former Director – NDEO/Temple Center for Research in Dance Education; Co-Editor Dance Series, Cambria Press and Fulbright Specialist Roster



For questions or feedback, please contact Ericka Squire, Manager of Arts and Cultural Education | | (561) 472-3347