Delray Beach Center for the Arts

Delray Beach Center for the Arts is located at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Avenue (at Atlantic Avenue) in downtown Delray Beach (33444).  The phone number is 561-243-7922.

The campus includes the Cornell Museum of Art, Crest Theatre, Vintage Gymnasium, The Pavilion, and the School of Creative Arts (located in the Crest Theatre, second floor studios), offering the following activities:

EVENTS (special events, festivals, outdoor concerts)

THEATER (musicals/plays, dance/variety, Broadway cabaret, music/concerts, comedy, film, lectures/literary)

EXHIBITS (Cornell Museum and Crest Theatre Gallery shows)

LEARNING (art, photography and writing – classes/workshops/open readings)

View the Crest Theatre 2014-15 Season Flyer.

Delray Beach Center for the Arts offers unique RENTAL SPACES for intimate to grand gatherings. The Vintage Gymnasium is our most popular rental facility for wedding ceremonies, receptions, meetings, craft shows, and other corporate and private events.



Poetry Inspired by Art!

April 23, 2015 PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL Announces Winners of Plein Air Poetry Contest Inspired by Exhibit at Cornell Museum of Art, and we congratulate all the winners! Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, announced the five top winners of this year’s Plein Air Poetry Contest, in which writers were encouraged to submit original

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6×6=Extraordinary Art!

April 22, 2015 Last year, the Cornell Museum of Art introduced a new event called “5×5 Extraordinary Art Sale.” We had art in all media, from paintings and photography, to glass, wood and more. Each piece, sized at around 5×5 inches, was donated by local artists and even a few national artists. The idea was that we would

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Is Craft Beer an Art Form?

April 15, 2015 Apparently, the answer is YES! Craft beer seems to be taking South Florida by storm, despite the challenges faced by craft breweries thanks to current Florida laws. The good news is that, from Boynton Beach to Fort Lauderdale, there are craft breweries welcoming beer lovers in to discover the wild diversity of flavors and funky names that

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