Cultural Council 40th Anniversary logo

2018

Celebrates 40 years with special exhibitions and events to mark the ...
Family Saturdays - timeline

2017

The Council welcomes school children into the building with special programming, installs 100th exhibition, and opens first phase of Project Space, designed to showcase outdoor musical events and large scale ...
Cultural Concierge - timeline

2015

Cultural Concierge program launches to connect cultural activities to tourists in a personal way. Introduces new music program to add live performances at the Council’s headquarters and connect local ...
Head East for the Arts ad - 2015

2014

Bed tax collections increase by 1%, providing an additional $1 million annually to fund cultural tourism marketing ...

2013

New privately-funded grant programs launch, including the Korman Cultural Expedition Fund to send children on field trips to experience art and culture for the first ...
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County building

2012

The Council opens its new headquarters in Lake Worth as a resource to local artists, visitors and the community. The building features exhibition and meeting space, the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store ...
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Montgomery, Jr.

2010

The Montgomery Family donates building in downtown Lake Worth to the Council in memory of Robert M. Montgomery, Jr., a philanthropist, former Council chairman and long-time supporter of the ...
Muse Awards and art&culture magazine 2

2007

Introduces award-winning art&culture magazine. Establishes Muse Awards event to recognize cultural excellence in the ...
Rena Blades - Michael Price Photography

2004

Rena Blades hired as President and CEO and serves in this role for nearly 14 ...
Crest Theatre - Old School Square

2002

The Council plays a key role in the passage of a $50 million bond issue for cultural and recreational facilities. Old School Square’s Crest Theatre, Johnson History Museum, South Florida Science Center and ...
old Cultural Council ad

2001

The Tourist Development Council and the Cultural Council initiate a new program to market Palm Beach County as a cultural tourism ...
Roots Cultural Festival - Delray Beach

1999

Under Chairwoman Catherine Lowe a new grant program is established for multicultural and children’s programs funded by Palm Beach County ad valorem ...