St. Petersburg Campaigns to Remain No. 1 Top 10 Town for Craft Lovers
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (June 17, 2016) – St. Petersburg wants your votes as it runs for re-election as the No. 1 Top 10 Town for Craft Lovers in this year’s American Craft Week poll. Art-loving citizens, visitors and members of St. Petersburg’s arts community are all encouraged to cast votes daily at http://americancraftweek.com/ before the polls close Sunday, July 17. Last year, St. Petersburg edged Brattleboro, VT, to win the title of No. 1 Top 10 Town for Craft Lovers.
This year, American Craft Week, which is dedicated to showcasing the nation’s top craft towns and fine craft artists, has been extended an additional seven days, from October 1-16. In preparation for American Craft Week, St. Petersburg’s offers art lovers and collectors many exhibitions of fine craft art for viewing or purchase at the Museum of Fine Arts, The Dali, Chihuly Collection, Florida CraftArt, the Morean Arts Center, and several of the city’s independent art galleries.
Voting continues through July 17 with results announced in the fall. For information on American Craft Week or to cast a vote, visit http://americancraftweek.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/americancraftweekstpete.