Welcome to the Cultural Council’s online press room. Here you will find the latest press releases, images and videos. This press room is intended to supplement the one-on-one services our press office provides. We look forward to working with you.

About the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is the official support agency for arts and culture in The Palm Beaches, serving non-profit organizations, artists and arts districts. The Cultural Council administers $4.5 million in grants annually, supports arts and cultural education, provides capacity-building training, and advocates for arts funding and arts-friendly policies. The Council promotes Palm Beach County’s cultural experiences to visitors and residents through multi-platform marketing and public information programs, including its one-of-a-kind Cultural Concierge service.

The Cultural Council presents exhibitions featuring Palm Beach County artists and provides additional programming at its headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building, an iconic Streamline Moderne former movie theater in Downtown Lake Worth. Also at the Cultural Council headquarters are the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store featuring products by Palm Beach County artists and the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center, a VISIT FLORIDA designated Florida Certified Tourism Information Center.

The Cultural Council galleries, visitor information center and store are open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For a complete calendar of cultural activities in The Palm Beaches, connect with the Council at www.palmbeachculture.com or (561) 471-2901.


Press Releases

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Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Presents “Made in Palm Beach Gardens,” Opening September 22

September 1, 2017
The work of 14 artists from Palm Beach Gardens will be on display at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County in a special exhibition, “Made in Palm Beach Gardens,” beginning September 22. *Moved from September 15 due to Hurricane Irma.

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Nominations Open for 2018 Muse Awards in Palm Beach County

August 30, 2017
Nominate your favorite cultural leader, arts organization, program or teacher for a prestigious Muse Award from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

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Isabel Gouveia - The Forest

Two Palm Beach County Artists Receive Grants From South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program

August 23, 2017
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is offering free training on Thursday, August 31 to help local artists apply for the South Florida Cultural Consortium (“SFCC”) Fellowship Program, which is the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants program in the United States.

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

Come on Inside, the Culture’s Fine in The Palm Beaches

August 16, 2017
Travelers who want a sunny vacation with a dose of culture, and those looking for a beach break that’s fun in any weather, are seeking out The Palm Beaches for the best of both worlds.

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Photo © Harry Martin Underwater

Don’t Just Take a Vacation… Immerse Yourself in it!

July 20, 2017
Experiences & knowledge are the new travel souvenirs, according to Palm Beach County’s Cultural Concierge, who helps visitors plan their cultural itineraries in The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital.

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West Palm Beach Summer In Paradise © VMAstudios

Towns in The Palm Beaches Tempt Cultural Tourists This Summer

June 23, 2017
Cultural tourists are treating themselves to a bounty of activities, exhibitions and experiences on the streets of Palm Beach County this summer season. West Palm Beach Summer in Paradise and Boca Raton Summer in the City offer nonstop art and entertainment.

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Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Administers $4.37 Million in Grants to Major and Mid-Sized Cultural Institutions for Fiscal Year 2017–2018

June 6, 2017
The Cultural Council has recommended $3.89 million in grants to 22 major institutions and $481,000 in grants to 11 mid-sized arts and cultural organizations in Palm Beach County for fiscal year 2017-2018. These recommendations were approved by the Tourist Development Council of Palm Beach County’s board of directors at its May meeting. “These grants are […]

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Rick Newton, Christopher Columbus Discovering the New World

New Palm Beach County Art On Display at Cultural Council Biennial 2017

June 2, 2017
Local Artists will shine in juried exhibition at the Cultural Council Galleries in Lake Worth starting next Friday   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is expanding recognition of artists who live and work in The Palm Beaches with the Cultural Council Biennial 2017, opening on Friday, June 9 at the Cultural Council galleries in […]

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Press requests for information, images and interview opportunities can be directed to:

Judith Czelusniak
Public Relations Coordinator
(561) 471-1602 (direct)
(561) 471-2901 (main)

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