Crest Theatre, 2012
Photo by Thomas Carter
Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture
Housed in the restored 1913 Delray Elementary building, the charming Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture is... Read More
Crest Theatre
Housed in the restored 1925 Delray High School building, the Crest Theatre was dedicated in 1993 as the performing arts...Read More
Free Friday Concert at the Pavilion
Completed in early 2002, The Pavilion is a state-of-the-art, outdoor performance facility located on the center... Read More

Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square

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.

Latest News

  • Cornell Museum has a New Name, New Direction and New Attitude!
    Cornell Museum has a New Name, New Direction and New Attitude! 15 September 2014 The Cornell Museum, which was the first cultural venue at Delray Beach Center for the Arts, opened its doors to the public in 1990. Since then, an eclectic mix of art, craft, history and pop culture exhibits have been featured. The common denominator, however, has always been art.
  • A Chorus Line Kicks Off Our 25th Anniversary
    A Chorus Line Kicks Off Our 25th Anniversary 09 June 2014 Delray Beach Center for the Arts will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2015, and what better way to ramp up to this milestone than presenting its first-ever, co-produced musical in the Crest Theatre!  The Center will, literally, “kick off” the 25th anniversary with A CHORUS LINE.

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