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Cool off at the Cool Art Show, fruit is muse at Mize and gain insight at the TMA

Cool off at the Cool Art Show, fruit is muse at Mize and gain insight at the TMA

DON’T SWEAT IT: COOL ART SHOWThe Cool Art Show, always held in the middle of summer, always in the sweet, sweet air conditioning of the Coliseum, is a fine St. Petersburg tradition. Sponsored by the Professional Association of Visual Artists, the sho...
Published: 07/11/18
Altered Minds art group whips up the unusual for New Port Richey exhibit

Altered Minds art group whips up the unusual for New Port Richey exhibit

NEW PORT RICHEY— As upcycled projects go, this one was a little unusual — to create a piece out art out of a store mannequin torso. But that’s pretty typical for members of the Altered Minds artist group who answered the challenge for the July exhibi...
Published: 07/03/18
How to get into 13 Tampa Bay museums for $10 or less

How to get into 13 Tampa Bay museums for $10 or less

With the addition of two Tampa Bay museums this year, we have even more opportunities to experience a broad range of incredible artwork. And what better way to spend a sweltering summer day than in the refuge of culture and air conditioning? Groundbr...
Published: 07/03/18
Through patience and precision, Clyde Butcher captures Dali’s Spain

Through patience and precision, Clyde Butcher captures Dali’s Spain

ST. PETERSBURGWhen the folks at the Salvador Dali Museum had the idea to ask the master of Florida landscape photography, Clyde Butcher, to capture the rugged coastline of Salvador Dali’s Spain, they could not have imagined the inspired results. As y...
Updated one month ago
You can now get free passes to museums with your Pinellas County library card

You can now get free passes to museums with your Pinellas County library card

Your Pinellas County library card now gives you free access to three museums in St. Petersburg: Great Explorations, the Florida Holocaust Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. Library card holders are able to borrow a free family pass t...
Updated one month ago
Chad Mize to open ‘Pride and Joy’ exhibit featuring LGBTQ artists

Chad Mize to open ‘Pride and Joy’ exhibit featuring LGBTQ artists

As the St. Pete Pride Festival approaches, local artist and gallerist Chad Mize is featuring a new exhibition with the work of LGBTQ artists."Pride and Joy" opens Friday and runs through July 1 at the Mize Gallery and features 25 artists, including l...
Updated one month ago
St. Pete artist holding funeral for 600 block’s vanished art galleries

St. Pete artist holding funeral for 600 block’s vanished art galleries

Local artist Boo Ehrsam remembers seeing the photo in the news years ago."It was this dark, empty street, and an egret flying away," she said. "The caption read, ‘Will the last one to leave St. Pete please turn out the lights.’ "That was before the r...
Updated: 2 months ago
The Dia de Los Muertos exhibition at Florida CraftArt is full of life and color. As it should be.

The Dia de Los Muertos exhibition at Florida CraftArt is full of life and color. As it should be.

As soon as you pass through the paper flower archway to enter the bright pink gallery, it becomes clear that the "Dia de Los Muertos" exhibition at Florida CraftArt is full of life and color. As it should be: The Mexican holiday that honors loved one...
Updated: 2 months ago
Deal alert: The Dali Museum offers $10 admission on Friday

Deal alert: The Dali Museum offers $10 admission on Friday

DALÍ DEAL ALERT: NATIONAL MUSEUM DAYFriday is National Museum Day, not to be confused with Free Museum Day, which happens in September. Not as many local institutions participate in this day, except for the Dalí Museum, which will offer $10 admission...
Updated: 2 months ago
Groundbreaking artists Larry Bell and Jesus Rafael Soto’s work on display at the Tampa Museum of Art

Groundbreaking artists Larry Bell and Jesus Rafael Soto’s work on display at the Tampa Museum of Art

A new exhibition that opened at the Tampa Museum of Art this week features two of the 20th century’s most innovative artists, Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto."Vapor and Vibration: The Art of Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto" will be the first time ...
Updated: 2 months ago