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

Morikami - Sushi & Stroll

Last-Minute Summer Cultural Getaways in The Palm Beaches

July 17, 2018
Palm Beach County Offers Interactive Animal Experiences, Luscious Gardens, and more   With summer flying by, those looking for a getaway that’s about more than just a beach can find it through the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. The Cultural Council has curated special summer getaway opportunities for travelers including: Morikami Museum and Japanese […]

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Debra Yates and Dina Baker

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to offer $18,000 in grants to local artists

June 26, 2018
The Cultural Council is now accepting applications for its annual Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Arts and the Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists – both of which upport Palm Beach County artists. Each year, the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Arts alternates funding for performing artists and performing arts […]

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Dave Lawrence Named President and CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

June 21, 2018
After a national search conducted by Arts Consulting Group (ACG), David B. Lawrence has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, the organization announced this week. He will begin his leadership role at the 40-year-old nonprofit on August 20, based in the Council’s historic headquarters in downtown […]

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Palm Beach Zoo Animal Experiences - Sloth

Palm Beach Culture Offers More than Galleries and Museums

June 14, 2018
With the assistance of the official Cultural Concierge, a complimentary service of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, families can take full advantage of personalized itineraries and insider recommendations to a summer canvas full of unexpected family-friendly and interactive activities beyond the region’s abundant museums and galleries. A sampling of fresh options for travelers […]

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Maxine Marks & Donald M. Ephraim - credit JACEK Photo

Cultural Council Receives Donation That Will Support Capacity Building for the Arts Sector

May 30, 2018
North Palm Beach residents, Donald M. Ephraim and Maxine Marks, on behalf of the Donald M. Ephraim Family Foundation, have made a $250,000 gift to the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to support the nonprofit’s mission to grow the arts and cultural sector. The donation will fund planning, advocacy, community relations and a capacity […]

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Mira Lehr - Constellation - at Kelley Roy Gallery

Palm Beach County Summer Art Exhibitions Reflect International Flavor

May 22, 2018
Robust Programming Reaffirms The Palm Beaches’ Status As A Top Global Cultural Destination Cultural organizations throughout The Palm Beaches are offering visitors a series of exhibitions this summer that further solidify the area’s reputation as a hot spot for arts and culture. Exhibitions include art reflecting New York, ancient European, Roman and Japanese influences, along […]

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Clarence (Skip) Measelle - I Conduit (detail) 2018

Cultural Council Celebrates Educators and Artists in New Exhibition

May 8, 2018
Special exhibition features work by over 40 faculty of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts; celebrates Council’s 40th Anniversary The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County officially celebrates its 40th Anniversary in May and will commemorate the occasion with a special exhibition celebrating the artist faculty of the school named after its founder, Alexander W. […]

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MOSAIC - mural by Craig McInnis

First Ever “MOSAIC” to Launch in The Palm Beaches

April 18, 2018
Annual Promotion Offers Discounts to Cultural Venues and Hotel Packages The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will launch “MOSAIC” in May, a brand new and annual promotion operated in partnership with Discover The Palm Beaches. MOSAIC (Month of Shows, Art, Ideas and Culture) will run throughout the month, and enable visitors to partake in […]

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Hannah Deadman-Arnst
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(561) 471-1602


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