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Surfing Florida Exhibition
Wed, 12/28/2022 to Fri, 06/30/2023

Highlighting all of Florida's rich surfing history through rare archive photographs, historic surfboards, and curated local art work.

#LoveDelray Exhibition
Wed, 12/28/2022 to Fri, 03/31/2023

A collection of artwork from nationally-known Delray Beach-based artists.


The Cornell Art Museum is the original Delray Elementary School building built in 1913. The City of Delray Beach bought the historic building on the Old School Square campus from the Palm Beach County School District in 1987. The school building was named after George and Harriet Cornell in 1990 and renovated in 2017. The Cornell Art Museum, as well as the rest of the campus of Old School Square, is owned by the City of Delray Beach and operated and managed by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority. The museum is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

For more information on how to use this space, please contact Marusca Gatto at mgatto@downtowndelraybeach.com or 561-654-2220.


Docents are essentially volunteer Museum Guides or Ambassadors who are trained and knowledgeable about the Cornell Art Museum, history of the Old School Square campus, the Downtown Development Authority and City of Delray Beach. Docents receive training about every exhibition and event and gain an understanding of the operations in the museum. Museum Docents will be stationed at the front door or within the museum to greet guests and may conduct tours of the museum. Docents will be offered additional shifts to assist with special events as needed.

Interested? Email mgatto@downtowndelraybeach.com or call the DDA at 561-243-1077.

Marusca Gatto, DDA Cultural Arts Director
51 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Hours of Operation
Thursday & Friday
12pm - 7pm
10am - 5pm
12pm - 5pm
Accepts Credit CardsGood for GroupsGood for KidsPrivate EventsStreet ParkingWheelchair AccessibleWi-Fi