Upcoming Arts and Cultural Events in West Palm Beach
Art and culture are integral parts of our daily lives, but we don’t always recognize it. If you want to learn more about art and culture, there are some great CityPlace events that you will want to check out.
The Satellite: Pop-up Art At Its Finest
The Satellite is a pop-up gallery and event space at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. This space was put together by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County and includes art exhibitions, a visitor center, and space for special events such as the Art & Design Lecture Series which started in November and is continuing through March. Check out the previous and upcoming lectures below.
- November 17, 2018: Palm Beach County in the 20th Century featuring Rose Guerrero
- December 15, 2018: Imagining Florida: History and Myth in the Sunshine State featuring Lanya Snyder
- January 12, 2019: How Public Art Transforms Spaces and Places featuring a panel discussion from Craig McInnis, Eddie Mendieta, Tim D. Carter, and Ashley Capps moderated by Art Hive Magazine
- February 22, 2019: The Art of Space featuring Debra Yates and Benjamin Burle
- March 14, 2019: Elvis in Palm Beach featuring Bruce Helander
As you can see this lecture series has hosted a variety of artists and speakers. Coming up in February award-winning designers Debra Yates and Benjamin Burle will be sharing images of their outdoor rooms and environmentally friendly spaces as well as discussing their design philosophy. Then, in March, Bruce Helander a world-renowned collage artist will close out the lecture series. Be sure to mark these upcoming lectures on your calendar. The lecture series is free for members and $10 for non-members.
Immerse Yourself in Art with Insider Art Tours by Gravity
You can explore West Palm Beach with new eyes during the Insider Art Tours by Gravity. This tour is a guided walking tour that points out different art installations around downtown West Palm Beach and explains the meaning behind the various art installation and murals that you have probably walked past many times before. Be sure to bring your curiosity and your camera when you take part in this event!
Your tour begins and ends at Hilton West Palm Beach at 600 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach where you can enjoy refreshments and appetizers afterward. Click here to learn more about the Insider Art Tours and to purchase your tickets.
Asian Cultural Festival 2019
The Asian Cultural Festival is a three-day chance to learn about and experience different aspects of Asian culture through dance performances, music, martial arts, food, and fun. The festival kicks off on Friday, February 22nd, and goes through Sunday the 24th. On Friday and Saturday, the schedule includes the following music and dance performances:
- 5 pm – 6 pm (dance performances)
- 6 pm – 6:30 pm (music)
- 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (dance performances)
- 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm (music)
- 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm (dance performances)
On Sunday, February 24th, you can experience a wide variety of dance and musical performances from the various featured groups listed below.
- Chinese Performing Arts Group of South Florida
- YiChun Dance Team
- JingLu Dance Team
- Lily Dance Team
- Miami Chinese Choir
- Ballroom Dance Team
- Martial Arts Demonstration
- Joy Club Dance Team
- Chinese Instrumental Group
As you can see, there will be a lot of great performances and activities during the 2019 Asian Cultural Festival. Learn more about this festival here.
Arts and culture are very important to the city of West Palm Beach. That is why CityPlace strives to offer multiple arts and cultural events. You can learn more about different cultures, experience art, hear thoughts from your favorite artists, and more through these CityPlace events. Be sure to mark these events on your calendar, and check out all the art that CityPlace has to offer by visiting places like Culture Lab, The Satellite, and The Armory Art Center. Click here to learn more about arts and culture in West Palm Beach.