Mural features Markham Canning plant

OKEECHOBEE — Art is flourishing in downtown Okeechobee. Okeechobee Main Street Arts & Culture Alliance celebrated the completion of a new mural on the 601 S.W. Park Street building that houses Serenity Cafe on Feb. 27. This marks the seventh mural of the ongoing project. The latest mural was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce […]

VA to host Veterans Creative Arts Festival March 2 and March 3

WEST PALM BEACH — The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will showcase the artistic talents of local Veterans during its annual Veterans Creative Arts Festival on March 2 to 3. This two-day event provides a means for veterans’ to display their artistic expressions in more than 100 categories to include creative writing, dance, drama, […]

Cultural Council offering $7,500 artists’ fellowships in 2020

LAKE WORTH BEACH — The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County announces a new initiative for 2020: It is launching a new funding program for artists across all disciplines designed to honor and support the creative individuals who comprise Palm Beach County’s cultural sector, according to a flier from the organization. “Through a generous grant […]

Calling all PBC student, emerging, and professional artists

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Palm Beach County Art in Public Places invites student, emerging and professional artists residing throughout Palm Beach County to participate in Outside the Box, a community public art project that transforms up to 36 ordinary traffic signal boxes into vibrant artworks. Located in municipal and unincorporated Belle Glade, Pahokee and South […]

Photo exhibit at historic courthouse

OKEECHOBEE — On May 29 the Historical Okeechobee County Courthouse was the location of a juried art exhibit featuring the photography of local Okeechobee residents. The event was part of Okeechobee Main Street’s Artist Series, which is focused on recognizing local artists here in Okeechobee. The theme of the exhibit was “Okeechobee Wildlife and Nature” […]