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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 Beach. 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.
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Muse Awards. This biennial award ceremony honors individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to arts and culture in Palm Beach County. “The Muse Awards program reflects the Cultural Council’s mission to champion, engage and grow the arts in Palm […]
Multi-tiered professional development program will provide workshops to cultural organizations and creative professionals The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will present the second season of its Institute for Cultural Advancement (ICA), with 19 presentations and workshops from October through May. This professional development series is designed for cultural organizations and creative professionals and will […]
Two-year study showcases strength of arts education programming provided by cultural sector in Palm Beach County The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has released new data for its two-year survey that measures the impact of the cultural sector on arts education in the county. Conducted by Surale Phillips of Decision Support Partners and commissioned […]
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Announces 15th Annual Season of Culture & Cocktails at the Colony Hotel, Palm BeachJuly 17, 2019
Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County today announced the 2019-2020 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS. For the 15th season in a row, from November 2019 through April 2020, five fascinating conversations will be held at The Colony Hotel’s Coral Ballroom, located at 155 Hammon Avenue […]
Cultural Council Administers Over $4.82 Million in Grants to Cultural Organizations for Fiscal Year 2019-20June 25, 2019
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has recommended a total of $4,825,600 in grants to 40 cultural organizations in Palm Beach County for fiscal year 2019-2020. The Tourist Development Council of Palm Beach County’s board of directors approved the recommendations at its June meeting. Categories B and C-II are supported by bed tax revenue […]
Have the summer of a lifetime with fun & educational experiences in the region Although school is out and summer break has begun, learning doesn’t have to stop. With almost three months until kids head back to the classroom, savvy parents looking to outwit their children are turning to Florida’s Cultural Capital® for a vacation […]
Visitors of The Palm Beaches Can Expect a Wide Range of Offerings Get ready for some fun in the sun this summer in The Palm Beaches. As Florida’s Cultural Capital®, there’s a constant stream of cultural experiences and attractions occurring throughout the region – and summer is certainly no exception. The Cultural Council of Palm […]
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Juried “Biennial 2019” Exhibition to Feature 33 Local ArtistsMay 14, 2019
The summer exhibition will give patrons a chance to vote for their favorite The Cultural Council will open its latest exhibition, “Biennial 2019” on Friday, May 31 at its historic headquarters in downtown Lake Worth Beach. The exhibition, which has occurred every other summer, will feature a diverse set of works by 33 professional […]
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