Palm Beach Art Week Guide

Palm Beach Art Week 2017 is a week (or longer) in January filled with art fairs, and art events throughout several art districts in Palm Beach County.

PalmBeachArtWeek.com is your ultimate guide to art week – fairs, exhibitions, pop-up galleries, artists, parties, and more. Plus we feature cafés and restaurants in the area so you know where to grab a bite. For our out-of-town friends, we list hotels within or closest to the art scenes so you can plan your stay.

Palm Beach Art Week 2017

Similar to the way Miami’s art week revolves around the premiere art fair – Art Basel, Art Week West Palm Beach is centered around Palm Beach’s biggest contemporary art fair – Art Palm Beach. Celebrating its 20th year, Art Palm Beach Week is scheduled for January 18-22, 2017.

To help you navigate, our website is divided into 3 main sections: where to stay, where to eat, where to ART!

Below you will find our comprehensive art week event guide:

ART > Art Fairs | Art Walks | Wall Art | Galleries & Exhibits | Museums | Must See Art

Art Week MAP

Art Fairs

Art Palm Beach 2017

January 18-22,2017
Premiere contemporary art fair celebrating it’s 20th year!
Art Palm Beach is dedicated to contemporary, emerging, and modern master works of art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Over 85 international galleries will be exhibiting paintings, sculpture, as well as functional and innovative design. Art Palm Beach is internationally recognized as the premiere mid-winter contemporary art fair on Florida’s Gold Coast by both art critics and enthusiasts.

Venue: Palm Beach Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL

FOTOfusion

January 24-28, 2017

Venue: Palm Beach Photographic Centre
415 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL

Continuum Arts West Palm Beach

January 19-28, 2017
Pop-up exhibition held annually in a temporary space in Downtown West Palm Beach – WPB Arts & Entertainment District.
Location: Downtown West Palm Beach (Exact location TBA)
Call to Artists: http://continuumwpb.blogspot.com/p/call-to-artists-2017.html (Deadline is October 31, 2016)

Back Alley Art Festival

Saturday, January 28, 2017 1:00-11:00pm
The Lake Park Art District debuted their own art festival in 2016 with live painting, murals, food, live music and more. The Back Alley Art Festival is back! In only it’s second year, this event promises to be a great art fair with the unveiling of a murals throughout the 700 block buildings at the Lake Park Arts District.
The festival takes place in the alley behind Brewhouse Gallery.

Venue: The Brewhouse Gallery, 720 Park Ave., Lake Park, FL
Call to Artists: $25 vendor fee for a 10’x10′ space
Please email events@theKelseytheater.com with “back alley art festival vendor” in the title.

ArtFest on the Green

January 28 – 29, 2017
Celebrating it’s 11th year, ArtFest on the Green is an annual juried art show featuring artists from around the country. This event is organized by the Wellington Art Society.
Location: Wellington Amphitheater
12150 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, FL
Call to Artist details: application deadline is 11/15/16. Notification date is 12/2/2016. Application fee is $35

Plein Fun Fest 2017

January 27-29, 2017
Hosted by Plein Air Palm Beach in downtown Delray Beach, Fl.

Unleashed West Palm Beach: Alternative Art Fair

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Venue: WPB Warehouse District at Elizabeth Station

Art Walks

ArtX Art Walk

January 14, 2017 6:00pm & 7:30pm
Guided tour of galleries, street art, and restaurants in the Historic Northwood Village. $6.27 per person
Sign up: http://www.northwoodartwalk.com/
Location: Northwood Village Art District, West Palm Beach, FL

LULA Lake Worth Arts Art Walk

January 21, 2017 1:00 – 6:00pm
Plan for an art walk, art gallery openings, and more at Lucerne Ave and Lake Ave in Lake Worth, FL.
Visit the wonderful galleries in downtown lake work and lots of free parking. Many galleries will have special shows from international artists. Raffle Prizes available.

Galleries & Exhibitions

The Gallery at the Center for Creative Education
Opened in late 2013, The Gallery at Center for Creative Education the 1,500 square foot gallery is a spacious and bright platform to display ongoing exhibitions, focusing on student artworks in addition to artists of established, local and national standing.

We aim to be a place of experience and inspiration that educates the public about art and artists, and provides student artists of CCE first-hand exposure of the professional world of art. The gallery features monthly exhibitions of both group and solo portfolios.

Upcoming Exhibition
January 2017
‘One World, Two Visions‘ : Fine Art Photography by Dede Pickering and Seth Resnick
– Opening Reception – Saturday, January 7th – 6:00pm
– Programming (Lectures, Workshops, etc.) – TBA

Harold’s
“More than Coffee, It’s a Movement.” Voted #1 Coffee House Award by NEW TIMES!! This coffee shop features frequent solo art shows.

JF Art Gallery
3901 S. Dixie Hwy
West palm Beach, FL

6th Annual Juried Exhibition
Saturday, January 21, 2017
6:00 to 9:00pm

More ArtWeek Spots

Live Body Painting Event
Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:00-9:00pm
Artist Mayling Pao will be painting a model live at Te Mana Kava Bar in Downtown West Palm Beach!
Located at 521 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL.

Worth Avenue
Worth Avenue is an upscale shopping district in Palm Beach, Florida. Voted one of the top three “Most Iconic” streets in America in 2013, the Avenue stretches four blocks from Lake Worth to the Atlantic Ocean. Worth Avenue also includes smaller, architecturally significant “vias” off the main avenue. These pedestrian areas distinguish Worth Avenue from other shopping experiences.

Artists Alley Delray
Artists Alley is an authentic and thriving colony of 30 accomplished artists. Established in a one-block warehouse area and occupying 21 spaces, these independent artists are working together to inspire artistic expression and create innovative artworks.
Artists Alley offers paintings, pottery, sculpture, glass, photography and other works of art and also, a real spirit of community.
All of the studios and galleries are open every First Friday from 6-9pm and every Third Thursday from 6-9pm. Most studios and all of the galleries are open every Saturday afternoon from 12-5pm.
Delray Beach’s Art District is located just a few blocks from Atlantic Ave in Downtown Delray!

DADA
Dada the restaurant opened in Delray in the year 2000 in one of the oldest historic homes the Tarrimore house circa 1924 listed as a historic site in Delray Beach. The eclectic interior and revolving artwork compliment the creative cuisine, which is sustainably sourced.
Craft Bazaar – 2nd Thursday of every month.

Lighthouse ArtCenter
The Lighthouse ArtCenter, a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides visual and performing arts for the community through unique collections, engaging exhibitions and cultural programs, a dynamic School of Art and diverse outreach activities.

Brewhouse Gallery
Serving coffee by day and craft beer/wine by night, the Brewhouse Gallery is part eclectic hipster lounge, part modern New York art gallery.

Murals in West Palm Beach

Don’t forget to enjoy the Street Art that beautifies our city. We will be bringing you information on great spots to visit plus a map and app that will help you locate nearby art.

Street Art Revolution
“Our ‘revolution,’ is to put a spotlight on local artists whilst providing the community with an authentic slice of West Palm Beach culture.


Currently there is one mural wall under this project. Find it on the Respectable Street Wall on Clematis Street in Downtown West Palm Beach. “The Jam” is a mural featuring 5 musical icons that have passed away. Painted by local artists Mark “Bulk” Rupprecht, Anthony Hernandez, Eduardo Mendieta, Paul Hughes, and Mayling Pao.

Canvas Local Showdown
Located in Northwood Village are 7 site-specific murals on shipping containers painted by local artists – Anon, Ron Burkhardt, Jennifer Chaparro, Cheryl Maeder and Marilyn Walter, Eduardo Mendieta, Ruben Ubiera, Luis Valle.
511 24th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Please come back as we continue to post information to “this essential 2017 Art Week Guide, complete with an online map detailing art fairs and galleries, plus convenient date and time listings.”