Immerse yourself in art, culture and more at The Palm

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla., July 06 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summer at The Palm Beaches is full of opportunities to experience world-class arts and culture with hands-on classes and activities. The Palm Beach County Cultural Council is pleased to share unique programming that highlights specialty classes, events and kid-friendly entertainment throughout Palm Beach County.

From art classes for everyone to an encounter with a baby alligator, these cultural events and experiences in July are designed to spark creativity and enjoyment in residents and visitors alike. Below is a selection of exhilarating activities and lessons; for more information on these events, please visit

  • Armory Art Center (West palm beach): Learn new skills in ceramics and jewelry making with the Armory Art Center’s one-, two-, and three-day courses. Unique offerings include electro-etching, beading and beading, ceramic wheel toss, date night on the wheel, and more. Find more information here.
  • Boca Raton Museum School of Art (Boca Raton): Enjoy hands-on lessons in painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, and more at the Boca Raton Museum School of Art. Classes are $190 for a 4 week course. Learn more about these summer art classes for adults here.
  • Lighthouse Art Center (Tequesta): The Summer Sessions are in full swing at the Lighthouse Art Center. Offerings include learning Shibori, the ancient Japanese pattern-making technique; Raku, in which students enamel, paint and fire pots; and Glass Fusion, where students will learn how to cut glass and lay out a pattern correctly using a variety of colored glasses. Learn more about the courses and register here.
  • Monts Botanical Garden (West palm beach): Nature lovers will appreciate the courses and offers of the Botanical Garden of the Monts in July. Garden Explorers Summer Camp provides hands-on science fun for kids ages 7-11. They will learn how to catch and identify macroinvertebrates, observe the properties of mud up close, discover the incredible sticky and amazing adaptations that plants have developed to help them survive, grow and cultivate fruits and vegetables. , and more. Adults can get in on the action and explore a love of art and nature during the Garden’s watercolor lessons. Each class begins with a nature walk to inspire the painting of the day. For more information and to register, go here.
  • Norton Art Museum (West palm beach): Celebrate summer with a day of creativity and discovery at Games around the world Family Day Saturday July 16. This family-friendly festival offers a variety of programs in the galleries and garden of the Norton Museum of Art, including performances, hands-on projects, storytelling, creative hobbies and tours celebrating traditions from around the world. Main events include a book-making workshop, the South Florida Petanque Club and Palm Beach Chess sharing the basics and intricacies of their games. Check here for a full schedule.
  • Sandoway Discovery Center (Delray Beach): Listen to an informative talk to learn about alligators and see a real baby alligator up close at the Sandoway Discovery Center Meet the Alligators, hosted every Wednesday and Saturday in July at 2.30 p.m. Admission to the center is $6/person for ages 3 and up. For more information, visit here.
  • Resource repository (West palm beach): Create a portrait at GalleRE guest artist workshop: Embroidered felt portraits with Caitlin Frown July 14 at the Resource Depot. Using felt and hand embroidery, artist Caitlin Frown will guide you through creating a portrait that will make you think “it’s so nice to see you!” every time you pass. Bring a photo of someone or something special to you and create a lasting memory. From 10 years old. $15 per person. Learn more information and RSVP here.
  • The place (West palm beach): The neighborhood comes alive with a Bubble burst with an extravagant and comprehensive 15-minute bubble show for families at 2, 4 and 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday until August 14. Cox Science Center & Aquarium, free bubbly crafts with Rhythm & Hues and more. For more information can be found here.


About the Palm Beach County Cultural Council

The Palm Beach County Cultural Council is the official arts and culture support agency of The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Based in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building in downtown Lake Worth Beach, the Council presents exhibits and performances featuring artists who live or work in Palm Beach County. The building also serves as a VISIT FLORIDA Certified Tourism Information Center, a helpful resource for visitors. The Council’s free Cultural Concierge program offers visitors expert recommendations, free advice and enhanced access to local events, talent and venues.


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