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 for Palm Beach County

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is the only organization solely dedicated to supporting arts and culture in The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. In its sustaining effort to foster growth of the cultural sector, the Council provides support services to cultural organizations and creative professionals, administers public and private grant programs, advocates for cultural funding, enhances local arts education, and promotes cultural tourism.

The Council serves as a venue highlighting works by Palm Beach County visual and performing artists at its headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building in Downtown Lake Worth Beach. The building is also home to the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store featuring items by local artisans; the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center; and the outdoor Project Space, offering the best view of the building’s iconic Martin Luther King Jr. mural by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra.

The Council is open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, including a comprehensive calendar of cultural events in The Palm Beaches, visit palmbeachculture.com.

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Cultural Council for Palm Beach County

South Florida Cultural Consortium Announces Recipients of 2019-2020 Visual & Media Artists Awards

July 23, 2020
The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) announces thirteen (13) awards to preeminent South Florida artists through its 2019-2020 Visual and Media Artists Program. The Consortium, an alliance of the arts councils of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach Counties, has recognized seven individuals from Miami-Dade County, three from Broward County, one from Palm Beach […]

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Artist Innovation Fellowship Program

Cultural Council for Palm Beach County Announces Inaugural Artist Innovation Fellowship Recipients

June 26, 2020
The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County recently announced the recipients of its 2020 Artist Innovation Fellowship Program. Aligned with the Council’s mission to champion, engage and grow the arts in Palm Beach County, this new funding program was designed to honor and support the careers and artistic endeavors of creative professionals who comprise Palm Beach […]

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Cultural Organizations Begin to Reopen in The Palm Beaches

June 23, 2020
Updated Aug. 6, 2020 *The Cultural Council will regularly update this page with cultural organizations that have reopened to the public, as well as current local health and safety guidelines. Safety Guidelines Palm Beach County remains in Phase 1 of Florida’s “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step.” reopening plan. In addition to state guidelines in place for attractions, […]

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Cultural Council’s Artist Relief Fund helps local creative professionals out of work

June 11, 2020
The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County has raised more than $45,000 to date through its crowd-sourced Palm Beach County Artist Relief Fund to help local creative professionals who have lost critical income due to COVID-19.  Launched in March with a goal of $10,000, the Facebook Fundraiser allows the Council to directly award small grants of […]

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Cultural Council Creates Way to Support Local Artists through Virtual Summer Programs

June 3, 2020
Local arts agency’s free exhibitions and performances will be available on social media, online The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County today announced their upcoming Virtual Summer Programs, highlighting works by local visual and performing artists. The free programs run from June through September and include the first-ever Virtual Summer Performing Arts Series and four […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates from the Cultural Council

May 7, 2020
Updated on June 15, 2020 The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County continues to monitor all updates and public health advisories related to COVID-19, and will regularly update this page with event and program information and helpful resources. Cultural Council Event and Program Updates The Cultural Council’s headquarters—including its galleries, visitor information center and gift […]

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Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes

May 7, 2020
Although many cultural organizations throughout The Palm Beaches remain closed to the public, the Cultural Council has curated a list of Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes. While this page contains some ongoing experiences, please visit the Council’s online events calendar for more recent virtual offerings. Please refer to each organization’s website for the most […]

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Cultural Council for Palm Beach County 2019 Annual Report

Cultural Council publishes 2018-19 Annual Report, celebrates arts community during Giving Tuesday

May 5, 2020
The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County recently published its 2018-19 Annual Report, showcasing inspiring stories and photos from a tremendous year of growth. Available to read and download, this report highlights the Council’s programs and initiatives that serve the local cultural community. From a new name and updated look to providing professional development opportunities […]

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(561) 471-1602

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