Rosemary Square in West Palm Beach will host a panel discussion with some of South Florida’s most prolific art leaders on Saturday, May 8, at 9:30 a.m. The leaders of local cultural institutions and change makers in Florida’s art scene to discuss the power that of the arts have in shaping communities.
Gopal Rajegowda, partner of Related Southeast, will moderate the pivotal discussion among the following art scene stealers:
- Sarah Gavlak, owner of Gavlak Gallery and founder of New Wave
- Franklin Sirmans, director of the Perez Art Museum Miami
- Sybille Welter, administrator of Public Art & Culture for the City of West Palm Beach
- Ghislain d’Humières, director and CEO of the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach
In addition to the conversation, guests will enjoy a performance by the students of Faith’s Place Center for Arts & Education after the panel. Visitors are also welcome to stop by the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County’s table to learn more about “MOSAIC,” the organization’s initiative to get the public out to enjoy the county’s cultural offerings. The annual campaign runs through the month of May and includes deals and discounts at arts and cultural venues, as well as hotels across Palm Beach County.
The event is free and open to the public with RSVP. Guests can opt to upgrade to a VIP ticket for $10 to receive a gift bag with proceeds benefiting Faith’s Place Center for Arts & Education. For those who cannot attend in-person, the event will be livestreamed here.