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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
NBCUniversal International Studios announces that the hit exhibition will move from New York City to West Palm Beach Following its widely acclaimed New York City run, which came to a close yesterday, NBCUniversal International Studios today revealed that Downton Abbey: The Exhibition will open in South Florida on Saturday, November 10, the Cultural Council […]
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Family Saturdays Program Sparks Creativity and Fun for All AgesAugust 31, 2018
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will again offer its free community program, Family Saturdays, once a month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at its historic headquarters in downtown Lake Worth. Family Saturdays invites families to discover the arts together as they connect and create memories while acquiring new skills through visual art, dance […]
Rick Newton Named Palm Beach County Recipient of the 2017-18 South Florida Cultural Consortium FellowshipAugust 28, 2018
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is proud to announce the Palm Beach County recipient of the 2017-18 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Grant Program. Rick Newton will receive a $15,000 fellowship award to support his work as an artist. “It means so much to me to have been selected to […]
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will soon open its latest exhibition, “Play with Your Food!” on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Council’s historic headquarters in downtown Lake Worth. Delights of the culinary world often lead to once-in-a-lifetime experiences that evoke comfort, tradition and culture. Food is also one of the ties that bind […]
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