About The Sallie & Berton Korman Gallery at CCE
The Sallie & Berton Korman Family Fund donated $250,000 to the Center for Creative Education in the Spring of 2018 to name the gallery space. The Sallie & Berton Korman Gallery is a 1,500 square foot space which opened in late 2013 to present ongoing exhibitions. Exhibitions focus on student artworks in addition to artists of established, local and national standing while creating connections to CCE’s educational programming curriculum. The gallery also aims to be a place of experience and inspiration that educates the public about art and artists, and provides student artists of CCE first-hand exposure of the professional world of art.
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This Season of exhibitions aligns CCE’s Sallie & Berton Korman Gallery, Conrad N. Hilton Theater, and our C4 Media Arts, After-School programming. Thematically the art exhibitions align with the theatrical productions, while also incorporating student participation across the board. Please visit the Hilton Theater page on our website for that schedule of events. The following art exhibitions are outlined for this Season;
CURRENTLY ON VIEW
June 2019 – August 2019
‘Florida: Faces & Places’
Special Exhibition Partner: Historical Society of Palm Beach County
Exhibition Reception: Friday, July 26, 2019 | 6pm | $10 Entry
– Reception also includes a special Documentary screening detailed below.
‘Florida: Faces & Places’ is focused on how local, Florida residents spend each day of their lives. A global view of Florida from outside of the state often relates to Beaches, Disney World, and other sunshine baked tourist destinations. This exhibition presents what life is truly like for Florida locals, day in and day out through photography.
This exhibition will pair with a Summer, student documentary project being created with a collaboration between Center for Creative Education’s C4 Media Arts & Technology program and Blue Planet Writers’ Room. Two local, non-profits with missions dedicated to education. The students will be able to share their own stories that document their lives and culture in Florida. Many of these stories will surprise people who have never been to Florida or only connect to Florida from a tourism perspective.
UPCOMING EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
October 2019 – November 2019
‘Art of Science’
Special Exhibition Partner: South Florida Science Center & Aquarium
Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 25, 2019 | 6pm | FREE
– Reception includes hands-on, interactive science stations for all-ages
The Art of Science initiative is a collaborative effort of the Center for Creative Education, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities delivered to ten Palm Beach County elementary after school sites. Third through Fifth grade students were taught five sequential inter-related science sessions by the South Florida Science Center on various topics such as the beauty and anatomy of cells, brain anatomy, and the anatomy of a neuron. The science lesson incorporated an art project with a CCE Teaching Artist in which the students reinforced their scientific knowledge through visual arts. This exhibition has been brought to you by Prime Time Palm Beach County and Children’s Services Council Palm Beach County.
December 2019 – January 2020
Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Palm Beach County
Exhibition Reception: TBD
– Reception includes a special Documentary screening detailed below.
CCE students present an array of work from their research exploring the homeless issues surrounding youth within Palm Beach County. This exhibition highlights their findings which are combined in the creation of a feature documentary highlighting the subject to be presented to the public. The National Alliance to End Homelessness states that 1,309 people in West Palm Beach / Palm Beach County (PBC) are homeless on a given night. 8.9 people are homeless per 10,000 in PBC. According to the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County: 4414 students were identified as homeless within the Palm Beach County School District in May 2018. Palm Beach County ranks #2 in Florida for children living in spaces not designed for human habitation. Students highlight these issues to help bring visibility to a problem that is trying to be resolved.
February 2020 – March 2020
Black History Month Exhibition (TBD)
Exhibition Reception: TBD
– Exhibition pairs with a special peformance of ‘Black Wall Street’ (see our Hilton Theater schedule of events for details).
April 2020 – May 2020
Literature / Shakespeare Exhibition
Exhibition Reception: TBD
– Exhibition pairs with a special theatrical performance of ‘The Tempest’, a cast of children who have completed the ‘I Will Shakespeare’ Master Class produced by Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Theater faculty and performed in the Hilton Theater at CCE (see our Hilton Theater schedule of events for details).
Check out this video from Opening Night of ‘Collaboration: African Diaspora’
(Video Credit: In The Cut Studios)
Hours of Operation
Gallery hours are 10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Free Entry and Open to the Public during regular Gallery hours.
Also Available by Appointment.
The Gallery and its exhibitions are free during regular hours for visitors to enjoy.
Entrance fees for Opening Receptions are $10 per person that directly benefit Center of Creative Education and the programs we develop and implement.
Programs and facilities
In addition to modern and contemporary works displayed in our expansive, light-filled Gallery space, The Gallery at Center for Creative Education offers lectures, education programs and musical performances. Follow our Facebook Page for further information! The Gallery at Center for Creative Education.
Integral to the Gallery’s exhibition and activities is the knowledge and education that bring meaning and relevance to the artworks themselves. A core element in our exhibitions and programs is the expertise of our Director of In-House Operations, Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla. For more information please contact Jonathon at JonathonO@cceflorida.org or (561) 805-9927.
‘The Influence of Frida Kahlo on Contemporary Art’ featuring the works of the National Association of Women Artists, Florida Chapter | ‘Passenger: A Global Journey’ featuring Christopher Fay | Hope Kahn | Shalini Nopany, curated by Bruce Helander
‘Earth from Space’ | ‘Behind The Screen’ | Inaugural Royal Palm Beach High School IB Visual Arts Student Exhibition | ‘Drawings & Paintings’ Hubert Phipps – Craig McPherson – Bruce Helander
‘Artistic Dimensions’ featuring WITVA (Women In The Visual Arts) | ‘Boys to Men’ IV | Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association Fine Art Exhibition | ‘Picture Perception: a Student Exhibition’ featuring Isabel Saad | 3rd Annual ‘Collaborations and Mixed Media’ | ‘Three Amigos’ (Bruce Helander – Steven J. Manolis – Miles Slater) featuring new paintings by Jill Krutick | ‘Two Visions, One World’ featuring Seth Resnick and Dede Pickering | 20th Anniversary ArtPalmBeach – Booth 611
‘Wild Florida’ | ‘Collaboration: African Diaspora’ featuring The Florida Highwaymen | Collaboration Arts Integration Project Exhibition (Student Exhibition) | ‘Illustrated: Modern Pop Art’ featuring Jose Delbo | ‘Pupils, Poetry and Pictures’ (Student Exhibition) | 2nd Annual ‘Collaborations and Mixed Mediums’ | ‘Three The Art Way: Rabinowitz – Sandys – Schumacher’ | ‘Mixing It Up’ an ArtSynergy Partner Exhibition
Northwood Village Fine Arts Exhibition | Discover Series Exhibition (Student Exhibition) | Inaugural ‘Collaborations and Mixed Mediums’