Art Has Long Been a Staple of Palm Beach

The beautiful weather all year round in Palm Beach makes it an ideal destination for a variety of activities—golfing, sunbathing, fishing and so much more. But did you know that Palm Beach is also one of the arts hubs of the Southeast?

There are more than 42,000 arts and cultural events spread throughout the course of the year in Palm Beach, both indoors and out, meaning anyone will be able to find something that fits their tastes. Art culture has long been a staple of Palm Beach, FL, and this sheer variety of events is reflective of that.

Here are just a few examples of some of the types of cultural attractions and arts events you’ll find in the Palm Beach area:

  • Performing arts: You’ll be able to find a wide variety of performing arts events in Palm Beach. The Palm Beach Opera regularly performs at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, with world-class operas being performed there several times per season. You can also enjoy the Miami City Ballet, which performs regularly in West Palm Beach.
  • The Society of the Four Arts: This great nonprofit organization exists to encourage cultural growth and opportunities throughout the community. It features a library, a children’s library and a beautiful and serene botanical and sculpture garden. There are also regular guest speakers, seminars and art exhibits held at the facility throughout the year.
  • Street Painting Festival: The Street Painting Festival is held each year in downtown Lake Worth. This festival features downtown streets that get covered in chalk paintings by local artists. While this is happening, there are concerts held by local musicians, lots of food and plenty of activities for people to enjoy. You’d be amazed at some of the designs and artwork that people come up with in their section of the street, just with pieces of chalk! It’s a remarkable medium and an event that kids and adults alike enjoy.
  • The Flagler Museum: The Flagler was one of the first museums established in Florida, and has since become an enduring symbol of history and culture in the Southeast. The museum was once known as Whitehall, which was Henry Flagler’s personal mansion. It features 75 gorgeous, opulent rooms, some outstanding exhibitions, a cute and cozy café and regular chamber concerts in the museum’s music room.
  • The Morikami Museum: Delray Beach is home to the beautiful Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, and has been since its opening in 1977. This site has a variety of educational exhibits that change throughout the year, giving visitors insight into Japanese culture. In addition to the exhibits, there are tea ceremonies, traditional music performances and plenty of opportunities to relax in the gorgeous gardens.

For more information about the many different art and culture events and attractions you’ll find in the area, we encourage you to contact us today, or come down and visit Gallerie Y, one of the new galleries in Palm Beach, FL. We’re sure you’ll discover something of interest to you!

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