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)

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.

Delray Beach Center for the Arts’ promise to bring artists and audiences together is reflected in many ways, including accessibility for those who may need mobility or auditory assistance.




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Free Friday Concerts Open October 2nd

September 23, 2015 Delray Beach Center for the Arts will launch the 2015-16 Entertainment Season on Friday, October 2nd with the opening of Free Friday Concerts at The Pavilion. The Center will take this opportunity to introduce their new President/CEO, Rob Steele to the community at large. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with First Friday Art Walk

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Jazz Ambassadors to Perform a Free Concert!

September 23, 2015 We are excited to bring back the internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC for a FREE outdoor concert at The Pavilion on Sunday, October 25th at 7 p.m. The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army with a long tradition of presenting free public performances. Formed in 1969, this

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Rob Steele Named New President/CEO

August 24, 2015 Bill Branning, Chairman of the Board of the Delray Beach Center for the Arts, announced the appointment of Rob Steele as the Center’s new President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 24, 2015. Steele was hired through an executive search process guided by Arts Consulting Group.  He succeeds longtime CEO Joe Gillie, whose last day

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