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.

Press Releases

Scott Eyman

Culture & Cocktails Kicks Off 16th Season with Hollywood Historian Scott Eyman, Nov. 9

October 5, 2020
Theme for 2020-2021 C&C Season is ‘Cool People Doing Neat Stuff!’ Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County today announced the 2020-2021 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS, which will kick off on November 9. The fun theme of this season’s series of “Conversations” is Cool People […]

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Cultural Council Partners with ATB Fine Art Group, Inc. to Showcase Palm Beach County Black Artists this Season

October 2, 2020
The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County will soon open its latest exhibition, “How Do We Move Forward?” presented and curated by Anthony Burks, Sr. and Trina Slade-Burks of ATB Fine Art Group, Inc. The show will run from Oct. 16 through Dec. 12 in a hybrid model of virtual and in-person opportunities. In response […]

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Cultural Council opens applications for Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists

September 22, 2020
The Cultural Council is now accepting applications for its annual Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists. The Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists grants $10,000 to a local visual artist age 60 or older, enabling her to further her artistic development and achievement. Funds may be used for professional development, arts-related exhibition expenses, […]

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Safely Experience Arts & Culture in The Palm Beaches this Summer

August 31, 2020
Florida’s Cultural Capital® welcomes guests with safety as top priority  With health and safety top of mind for everyone during the pandemic, cultural destinations in The Palm Beaches are following all necessary protocols to make sure guests feel comfortable and at ease. Many cultural institutions that are now open to the public have even signed The Palm Beaches Pledge. […]

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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 Oct. 12, 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 In addition to state and CDC guidelines in place for attractions, restaurants and things to do, Palm Beach County has a local ordinance requiring facial […]

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

June 11, 2020
To date, the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County has raised more than $45,000 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 fundraiser allows the Council to directly award small grants of $250 […]

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Hannah Deadman-Arnst
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(561) 471-1602
hannah@palmbeachculture.com

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