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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.
Theater, Special Events, Musical Performances and More Await Visitors This holiday season, travelers looking to ditch the cold for a sunny, culture-filled getaway are headed to Florida’s Cultural Capital® to experience an incredible selection of cultural programming for all ages and interests. A sampling of holiday happenings in the Palm Beaches includes: Handel’s Messiah […]
Survey shows 47 Palm Beach County cultural organizations contributed over $11.8 million in educational programming during the 2016-2017 school year The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County recently released its first-ever 2018 Palm Beach County Arts and Cultural Education Survey to shed light on the powerful impact of arts education in The Palm Beaches. Conducted by Surale […]
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to Showcase Graffit and Mural Art in “X Marks the Spot” ExhibitionOctober 26, 2018
The Cultural Council will soon open its new “X Marks the Spot” exhibition on Friday, Nov. 16 at its historic headquarters in downtown Lake Worth. The graffiti-themed show features over a dozen Palm Beach County-based artists and runs until Feb. 2. Graffiti isn’t a new concept in the artistic world. Past manifestations include inscribed obscenities […]
New plan offers strategies to enhance, grow and diversify Lake Worth’s downtown region After an 18-month planning process, the City of Lake Worth, Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County today announced the launch of the Arts & Cultural Master Plan for Downtown Lake Worth. Download the plan […]
The Palm Beaches Offers Visitors “Opening Act” to Miami’s Art Basel Savvy travelers headed to Art Basel in Miami this year are first heading to nearby Palm Beach County for the annual Palm Beach Prelude, which will take over the region from November 29 through December 2. Massive outdoor murals, exhibition openings, festivals, special […]
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to Launch “The Satellite” Pop-up Space at CityPlace This NovemberOctober 18, 2018
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will soon debut “The Satellite,” a new pop-up exhibition and event space opening at CityPlace on Friday, November 9 and expected to run through the spring. Located in the WPB Collective space across from the fountain, “The Satellite” will feature “Reimagine,” a special exhibition of solo artists and […]
Professional development program offers workshops, sessions to cultural organizations, educators and creative professionals The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is proud to announce the Institute for Cultural Advancement (ICA), a multi-tiered professional development program for cultural organizations, arts educators and creative professionals – the first of its kind in Palm Beach County. The […]
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Grants $250,000 to Small or Emerging Organizations for Fiscal Year 2018-19September 27, 2018
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has recommended funding to 13 small or emerging organizations in Palm Beach County for fiscal year 2018-19 – the first of two cycles. The recommendations were approved at the Cultural Council’s board of directors meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 26. ”The Cultural Development Fund supports a diversity of arts […]
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