Arts Coast Magazine – Visual

Arts For All Ages and Abilities

By Sheila Cowley

We’re asking for arts experiences in our area you’d recommend to friends and family of all ages and abilities, for this special Arts Coast feature…. Read More

Powerful Reverberations

By Sheila Cowley

Through August 29 The James Museum Details here Beginning September 10 UT’s Scarfone-Hartley Gallery Details here   A potent and beautiful collection of work by Black visual artists is well… Read More

Art in Bloom 2024

By Emily Lee Stehle

By Emily Lee Stehle. Spring has sprung and the Museum of Fine Arts celebrated with its 27th Art in Bloom – floral interpretations inspired by masterpieces from the museum’s collection…. Read More

A Ride Through St Pete’s Murals

By Gabrielle Reeder

By Gabrielle Reeder. The Star Trolley Experience shuttles guests around three main art districts in St. Petersburg, on a SHINE Mural Festival tour. … Read More

Meat Your Maker at Eckerd College

By Tom Winchester

By Tom Winchester. Jahcinda Law’s exhibition titled “Meat Your Maker,” recently on view at Eckerd College, brought together family heirlooms, ceramic trompe-l’oeils and cyanotypes that represent what it’s like to be a woman…. Read More

The Naked Truth About Art

By Margo Hammond

By Margo Hammond. This past year two remarkable shows in St. Pete added to the long, illustrious history of arts and nudity. Both creatively confronted the naked truth about art – it’s supposed to be provocative…. Read More

Dalí & The Impressionists

By Tony Wong Palms

By Tony Wong Palms. “Dali & The Impressionists” fills another gap in the ever-expanding library of exhibitions the Dalí Museum has developed, telling Dalí stories – from those who influenced him, to his own practice… Read More

Visual Art for All Ages in Safety Harbor

By Harriet Monzon-Aguirre

By Harriet Monzon-Aguirre. Every year in the middle of springtime, Safety Harbor holds its Bloom n Chalk Fest bringing artists from around the country and state to decorate the sidewalks with beautifully rendered chalk art. … Read More

Strength of Character. . . Evolution

By Katherine Gibson

By Katherine Gibson. The what-if factor runs throughout Strength of Character – the new exhibit at the Creative Pinellas Gallery of elegant sculptural wood pieces by Kathleen & David Bly, large-scale paintings by Edgar Sanchez Cumbas and site-specific installation by Kendra Frorup…. Read More

Free Exhibits for All Ages in Largo and St Pete

By Sheila Cowley

Visual Art by K-8 Students Free Through March 31 Creative Pinellas Gallery Details here Embracing Our Differences Through March 31 Free USF St Petersburg Details here Two free exhibits this… Read More

Bloom N Chalkfest in Safety Harbor

By Laura Kepner

By Laura Kepner. Traditions are cherished in Safety Harbor and one of the most popular is the Bloom N Chalkfest, as sidewalks along Main Streetcome alive with beautiful, vibrant imagery…. Read More

Look Behind the Scenes of the Historic Kenwood Artist Enclave

By Luci Westphal

By Luci Westphal. Every year artists in St. Pete’s Historic Kenwood district open our home studios and backyards to the public to look behind the scenes of the creative process, mingle with fellow art lovers, enjoy performances and purchase hyper-local art…. Read More

Celebrating Tarpon Springs Artist Christopher Still

By Lynn Whitelaw

By Lynn Whitelaw. “The Great State of Florida, Paintings by Christopher Still” at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum is a permanent installation exploring the extraordinary work of acclaimed visual artist Christopher M. Still… Read More

Eckerd College Students Help Visually Impaired People Experience Dalí

By Tom Zucco

By Tom Zucco. Describe a painting by Salvador Dalí to someone who is blind or visually impaired. That was the challenge when Cameron Hunt McNabb took her Disability and Literature class to The Dalí Museum… Read More

Two New Free Exhibits in March

By Sheila Cowley

Creative Pinellas welcomes two beautiful free exhibits this month. Youth Art Month shares the visual artwork of Pinellas County students in grades K-8 at the Creative Pinellas Gallery in Largo, and at Poynter Park in downtown St. Pete, a large-scale exhibit of inspirational visual by Embracing Our Differences…. Read More

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