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

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 […] More »

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

Rick Newton, Christopher Columbus Discovering the New World
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 […] More »

Travel Trend in The Palm Beaches: Hotels for Art Lovers

Boca Raton Resort & Club - Jelly Baby Family by Mauro Perucchetti
May 18, 2017
Palm Beach County hotels and resorts attract vacationers who want gorgeous views, white-glove amenities and proximity to more cultural facilities per capita than anywhere else south of Atlanta. Now, hotels are taking advantage of the trend toward cultural tourism in The Palm Beaches, offering on-site art programs to delight guests and tempt serious collectors. The […] More »

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Offers Grant Application Training to Small and Emerging Nonprofit Organizations

April 24, 2017
Training sessions will take place May 8 in person and May 10 via webinar   On May 8 and May 10, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will provide free training for its C-I grant application process for small or emerging nonprofit organizations offering community cultural programs and projects. As Palm Beach County nonprofit […] More »

2017 Cultural Camp Guide for Palm Beach County is here; Apply for scholarships by May 1

Boca Raton Museum Art School Summer Camp
April 21, 2017
$9,000 in Summer Camp Scholarships Available   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has published its 2017 Cultural Camp Guide – a comprehensive online listing of art and cultural summer programs in The Palm Beaches – and announced that 30 camp scholarships totaling $9,000 are available to those who apply on or before May […] More »

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Board Adds 6 New Members, Announces Nathan Slack as Chair

April 5, 2017
Phil DiComo, Gail Horvath, Michele Jacobs, Daryn Kirchfeld, Caroline Villanueva, Gil Walsh join Cultural Council board   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has added six new members to its board of directors and has appointed global finance expert Nathan Slack as Chair. William Parmelee has been named Vice Chair, and Jean Sharf is […] More »

Visit The Palm Beaches for Walkable Arts Districts & Ocean Breezes

CityPlace - West Palm Beach
March 31, 2017
Travelers who visit Palm Beach County, Florida enjoy miles of coastline, ocean breezes, palm trees, and something unexpected — walkable arts districts that beckon with outdoor murals, interactive sculpture, antique shops, galleries, museums and performing arts venues ripe for exploration. “What sets Palm Beach County apart from other warm-weather destinations is our vibrant, diverse arts […] More »

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Receives Two Grants to Support Arts in the Community

March 22, 2017
William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Invest in the Future of Arts Promotion and Education   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce that it has been awarded two grants to help support its work in making art and culture accessible throughout […] More »

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

Judith Czelusniak
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(561) 471-1602 (direct)
(561) 471-2901 (main)

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