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 Announces the Planned Departure of CEO Rena Blades

November 15, 2017
Cultural Council Board of Directors Announces Rena Blades’ Departure to Pursue Travel and Consulting; Board Conducting National Search for Replacement.   The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Nathan Slack, announced today that The Council’s President & CEO Rena Blades will step down on January 15, 2018. […]

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Jason Newsted - Photo by Harry Benson

Cultural Council Ushers in 40th Season with a Fusion of Art, Heavy Metal Music and Charity

November 14, 2017
“RaWk – The Art of Jason Newsted” opens Dec. 1, kicking off a series of Art & Music Experiences. Proceeds Support Cultural Council, Perry J. Cohen Foundation and Little Kids Rock.   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will launch its 40th-anniversary season with a sensory feast of art, music and words featuring Jason […]

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Two Palm Beach County Performing Artists Receive Frank Prizes at Cultural Council Member Luncheon

September 25, 2017
Today the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County revealed the two winners of the 2017 Randolph A. Frank Prizes for Performing Arts. Dylan Evans of Delray Beach is winner of the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Art (Emerging Performing Artist), and Demetrius Klein of West Palm Beach is winner of the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Arts (Performing Artist).

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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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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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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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CONTACT US

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)
judith@palmbeachculture.com

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