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Mission

The Cornell Art Museum strives to show nationally and internationally recognized, contemporary artists who create innovative and provocative works of art.  Inquisitive visitors enjoy intriguing pieces of artwork while discovering new artists and styles.  The Museum exposes the greater Delray Beach and South Florida communities to artwork that is culturally relevant and exciting, hoping to foster creativity and inspire imagination.  Museum shows typically begin with a theme and blossom into dynamic group exhibitions that excite visitors from all backgrounds.

 
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The Renovation

Rob Steele, President and CEO of Old School Square, explains, “The Cornell Art Museum is undergoing dramatic interior renovations and will, in all-likelihood, erupt into the SoFlo art scene as a ‘not to miss’ destination asset.  Great care has been taken with this renovation project to assure that the timeless charm of this historic schoolhouse melds with the function of a unique art museum.  We are confident the result will speak volumes without words.” The renovation has been made possible through the generous support of Mrs. Margaret Blume, who said, “I want to enhance the use of this historic school house for the display and enjoyment of art. With the Cornell Museum, less is more.  It’s a little gem that is perfect for a short, but lovely, cultural experience in the heart of Delray Beach.”

 
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Hours and Admission

Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM - 5PM
Sundays, 1PM - 5PM. 

Admission will be $8 General; $5 Seniors 65+ and Students with ID

Free for Old School Square Members, Children under 12 and Veterans. Delray Beach residents will receive free admission on Sundays.

 
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Old School Square

The Cornell Art Museum is part of Old School Square a 501(c3) registered non-profit cultural arts organization. Old School Square is the center of arts & entertainment in downtown Delray Beach and has served as the community’s gathering place for over 25 years.  The historic campus welcomes half a million people each year for programs, classes, events and rental activities and includes the intimate Crest Theatre, the Cornell Art Museum, the Fieldhouse, the Pavilion, which hosts outdoor concerts and shows, and the Creative Arts School which offers art, photography and writing classes.

For information on all programs and services, call 561-243-7922 or click on link below.

 
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The Museum Store  

Our newly renovated store is THE place in Delray Beach to find a unique collection of art gifts! Hand selected works from over 50 of the most vibrant community artists are elegantly displayed in the new space. Visit our store to experience the best in handcrafted jewelry, glass, wood, leather and one-of-a-kind artful pieces for your home. 


Old School Square Campus