Office of Arts and International Relations
(727) 551-3250 or (727) 893-7465.
Modified: Jan 3, 2013 11:06 AM
Arts Alive / Free Museum Day
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2013 Participants to be annouced:
Thank you to our 2012 Participants- On Display:
Chihuly Collection*, 400 Beach Dr. www.chihulycollectionstpete.com
*Free to Florida residents only
♦ Permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork
♦ Collection Gift Shop with original Chihuly studio editions and local glass art
Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 4th St. N. www.greatex.org or727-821-8992
♦ Great Beginnings, Beth's Beach, Touch Tunnel, Express Yourself Art Studio, Critter Cave, Raymond James Explorations Theater, Engine Company 15 Fire House, FIT4ALLKIDSVILLE and many more interactive displays.
♦ Explore the gift shop
Morean Center for Clay 420 22nd St. S. www.moreanartcenter.org or 727-821-7162
♦ Tour through the largest working pottery in the Southeast U.S.
♦ Watch and experience artists clay throwing, pot making and view the variety of kilns
♦ Gallery and studios
♦ Gift shop has a variety of clay objects
Morean Arts Center galleries, 719 Central Ave. www.moreanartscenter.org or 727-822-7872
♦ Hands-on activities for children ages 5 to 10
♦ Salon30: local artists gallery display
♦ Shop for great gifts in the Morean Gallery Store
♦ Enjoy the edible delights of Spice Routes cafe
Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop*, 719 Central Ave. www.moreanartscenter.org or 727-827-4527
♦ Glass artist demos:
♦ Meet local glass artists
♦ Largest Art Glass store in Tampa Bay
Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr. N.E. www.fine-arts.org or 727-896-2667
♦ Collection of more than 14,000 objects extending from antiquity to the present day.
♦ Get refreshed at MFA Cafe, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
♦ MFA gift shop
St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 2nd Ave. N.E. www.spmoh.org or 727-894-1052
♦ VISION: Challenge, Change and Continuity
♦ World's First Commercial Airline
♦ On the Home Front, St. Petersburg goes to War 1941 - 1945
♦ Art & Soul Artist: Artists of St. Pete
The Dali Museum*, 1 Dali Blvd. www.thedali.org or 727-823-3767
*free admission for Pinellas County residents only
♦ Viva la Revelacin!
♦ Indulge in a tasty treat at Cafe Gala
♦ Shop for unique Dali items in the gift shop
Special Activities for 2012:
Florida Craftsmen Gallery*, 501 Central Ave. www.floridacraftsmen.net or 727- 821-7391
*Offering a gift shop discount: 10% off with a minimum purchase of $25.00 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. only
♦ Fine contemporary crafts by Florida artists
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Park in downtown city garages and lots.
On street meter parking available throughout the city.
Use the Pay-by-Phone service option to pay for parking. www.parkmobile.com or 1-877-727-5714, Through this service, motorists can also select the option to receive text message alerts and reminders fifteen minutes before their time expires.
Ride the St. Petersburg Trolley Downtown Looper
and the Central Avenue Shuttle routes to most locations, www.loopertrolley.com
Trolleys begin service downtown at 10 a.m.
Enjoy a variety of Art in Public Places throughout the city of St. Petersburg. The city began commissioning works of art in 1990 with the passage of a "per cent for art ' ordinance. The Public Art collection includes many of Florida's outstanding artists and is on display in public buildings, parks, recreation centers, water towers, highway entrance ramps, fire stations and libraries.