“Traces” exhibition; shark week; Ballet “Sleeping Beauty”
It’s a summer of sizzling arts in Palm Beaches! The Palm Beach County Cultural Council, the official arts and culture support agency for Florida’s cultural capital, is here to help with three ideas for the week ahead.
For more fun and experience, explore the Council’s online events calendar at palmbeachculture.com/events. Visit each organization’s website for COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines.
New works on display at Arts Warehouse
Ready to see new works by local artists this weekend? Visit Arts Warehouse in downtown Delray Beach to see “Traces,” an exhibit featuring pieces where artists leave their “mark” or an indication of their presence in their work. The exhibition includes works by Dominique Denis, Isabel Gouveia, Renee Phillips, Jennifer D. Printz and Hayley Sheldon. Go out and see it!
“Traces”: On view until August 27. Arts Warehouse, 313 NE 3rd St., Delray Beach. Information: 561-330-9614 or www.artswarehouse.org.
Shark Preservation Week at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium
Shark lovers, how can you satisfy this fishy craving for information on these underwater wonders? You can of course visit the Cox Science Center and Aquarium for the last two days of Shark Preservation Week! The center is working this week in partnership with the American Shark Conservancy to produce many activities, labs, tank presentations and more to celebrate these incredible predators. It’s bound to be an exciting time for you and your little ones!
Shark Conservation Week: Now until Friday. Visit the website for the exact schedule of shark-related events. Admission is $19.95 for adults, $17.95 for seniors 60 and over, $15.95 for children 3-12, and free for members and children ages 6 and up. 0 to 2 years old. Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach. Information: 561-832-1988 or www.coxsciencecenter.org.
Classical ballet exhibited in Boca Raton
Seventy years before its Disneyfication, “Sleeping Beauty” was adapted into a ballet composed by Peter Tchaikovsky in 1889, and is the second of his three ballets (the other two are “The Nutcracker” and “Le Lac des Swans”). Boca Ballet Theater dusts off this tale of Princess Aurora and her Prince Désiré with plenty of panache and expert staging by the company’s co-artistic director, Dan Guin. Enjoy the show!
“Sleeping Beauty”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $45 each for general public, $35 for seniors and children, and $25 for virtual live access. Countess of Hoernle Theater at Spanish River High School, 5100 Jog Road, Boca Raton. Information: 561-995-0709 or www.bocaballet.org.