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.


Press Releases

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Winter 2018 Will Be a Cultural Season for the Record Books in The Palm Beaches

December 18, 2017
In-The-Know Travelers are leaving their Coats at Home for an Arts-Filled Winter in The Palm Beaches   Winter 2018 will be one for the record books – and in the temperate Palm Beaches that means a record array of art and cultural experiences. Palm Beach County, Florida’s Cultural Capital®, beckons visitors to shake off that […]

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Arts & Culture Work for Palm Beach County

Art and Culture Good for Business in Palm Beach County

December 7, 2017
Americans for the Arts Announces Economic Impact of Cultural Sector Tops $633.4 Million; Arts Organizations Support 14,212 Jobs; 5.4 Million Annual Attendance   Palm Beach County business and cultural leaders came together today to reveal that the cultural sector in The Palm Beaches attracts not only tourists, but also business. Americans for the Arts revealed […]

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2018 Muse Awards

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Announces 2018 Muse Awards Recipients

December 4, 2017
Cultural leaders, arts organizations, artists and performers to receive Muse Awards during the Council’s 40th Anniversary   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has announced the winners of the 2018 Muse Awards, which coincides with the organization’s 40th Anniversary season. The biennial award ceremony will take place on March 22 at the Kravis Center […]

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KOBRA Mural Subculture Coffee West Palm Beach

This Year’s New Art Basel Travel Trend: Palm Beach Prelude

November 16, 2017
Starting November 30, In-the-Know Art Lovers Stop in The Palm Beaches for an Oceanside Cultural Weekend   This year, travelers to Art Basel in Miami Beach seeking a new kind of art experience will first stop in nearby Palm Beach County to kick off the South Florida arts season at what insiders are calling “Palm […]

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Cultural Council Announces the Planned Departure of CEO Rena Blades

November 15, 2017
Cultural Council Board of Directors Announces Rena Blades’ Departure to Pursue Travel and Consulting; Board Conducting National Search for Replacement.   The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Nathan Slack, announced today that The Council’s President & CEO Rena Blades will step down on January 15, 2018. […]

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Jason Newsted - Photo by Harry Benson

Cultural Council Ushers in 40th Season with a Fusion of Art, Heavy Metal Music and Charity

November 14, 2017
“RaWk – The Art of Jason Newsted” opens Dec. 1, kicking off a series of Art & Music Experiences. Proceeds Support Cultural Council, Perry J. Cohen Foundation and Little Kids Rock.   The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will launch its 40th-anniversary season with a sensory feast of art, music and words featuring Jason […]

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Two Palm Beach County Performing Artists Receive Frank Prizes at Cultural Council Member Luncheon

September 25, 2017
Today the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County revealed the two winners of the 2017 Randolph A. Frank Prizes for Performing Arts. Dylan Evans of Delray Beach is winner of the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Art (Emerging Performing Artist), and Demetrius Klein of West Palm Beach is winner of the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Arts (Performing Artist).

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Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Presents “Made in Palm Beach Gardens,” Opening September 22

September 1, 2017
The work of 14 artists from Palm Beach Gardens will be on display at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County in a special exhibition, “Made in Palm Beach Gardens,” beginning September 22. *Moved from September 15 due to Hurricane Irma.

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Press requests for information, images and interview opportunities can be directed to:

Judith Czelusniak
Public Relations Coordinator
(561) 471-1602 (direct)
(561) 471-2901 (main)

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