Artful Events in The Palm Beaches, Florida
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla., January 25, 2010 - Discover The Palm Beach Season:
Art & Antiques 2010. Artistic disciplines from painting to film cover the canvas of the destination
January through April. Two upcoming instillation intensive art shows take place at the Palm
Beach County Convention Center in February: the American International Fine Art Fair and the
Palm Beach Jewelry Art & Antique Show. These fine annual shows are complemented by local
art and cultural festivals.
The cultural sensibility and world renowned accommodations of The Palm Beaches -
from the nautical town of Jupiter to the architecturally rich town of Boca Raton - create the
perfect landscape of inspirational travel. Below are highlights of art events in The Palm
Beaches. For a full listing of art and antiques shows and accommodations, visit
? American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF), Palm Beach County Convention Center,
West Palm Beach, Fla. - February 3-8, 201: The only American fair to receive "five
stars" by The Art Newspaper, AIFAF is the "crown jewel" of art fairs. 80 exhibitors from
over 13 countries representing fine art - from classical antiquity to contemporary - return
for the fair's 14th year in The Palm Beaches.
? Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center,
West Palm Beach, Fla. - February 12-16, 2010: Renowned international dealers present
fine jewelry, art and antiques - showcasing premium examples in furniture, ceramics,
artwork, jewels and watches from over 200 international exhibitors.
? ArtiGras Fine Art Festival, Jupiter, Fla. - February 13-15, 2010: Now in its 25th year,
ArtiGras has grown from a local art show to a nationally recognized fine arts festival.
ArtiGras was recently named one of the top 50 fine art festivals in the country and
features 300 juried artists along with artist demonstrations, Youth Art Competition,
ArtiKids children's interactive activity area, Celebrity Art Auction, entertainment and
? Lake Worth Street Painting Festival, Lake Worth, Fla. - February 21-22, 2010: The
16th annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival brings thousands of artists and
spectators to the downtown streets of Lake Worth. Over 400 artists utilize the downtown
pavement as their canvas, transforming the town into a two-day art exhibition. Food,
music and art offer fun for the whole family.
? Delray Affair, Delray Beach, Fla. - April 9-11, 2010: Now in its 48th year, the Delray
Affair is held along Atlantic Avenue in the downtown area of Delray Beach, known as the
Village by the Sea. The outdoor arts and crafts festival is a favorite among locals and
visitors alike.
? Palm Beach International Film Festival, Palm Beach County, Fla. - April 22-26, 2010:
Independent filmmakers join household celebrities for the annual Palm Beach
International Film Festival in April. From Boca Raton to West Palm Beach, the festival
showcases the emerging talent of independent cinema. ? Festival of the Arts BOCA 2010, Boca Raton, Fla. - March 5-13, 2010: Held annually
at The Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park, the festival features works in
classical music, jazz, art, film and literature.
? Evening on Antique Row, West Palm Beach, Fla. - March 6, 2010: Now in its 15th
year, the street festival showcases the fine collection of antique and design shops of
West Palm Beach's Art & Design District along Antique Row. Under the stars, local
restaurants share culinary specialties and live entertainment is enjoyed throughout the
About Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Palm
Beach County, Fla. Tourism is among Palm Beach County's major industries generating a direct annual economic
impact of $2.8 billion in the local economy, producing $23 million dollars in bed-tax revenue and lodging sales of
approximately $623 million. Palm Beach County presents "The Best of Everything?" - from a multitude of
accommodations, including more than 200 hotels, resorts, spas, golf courses, world-class shopping, 47 miles of
pristine beaches, distinctive attractions and an assortment of cultural venues to top-notch festivals and edge-of-yourseat sporting activities. All who visit this subtropical paradise will find cities rich in diversity and home to warm,
friendly people.
Media Contact:
Kenneth Morgan, Communications Manager
Palm Beach County CVB
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, Suite 800, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
561.233.3000 FAX 561.233.3009