At the heart of Creative Pinellas lies the power of connection. Through understanding the intersectionality of the creative economy, we’re shaping vibrant connections with artists, hospitality, county government and municipalities and more. Join us in celebrating the boundless creativity and community that define our home, the Arts Coast, as we continue to foster meaningful connections that empower the creative economy.

The Economic Impact of the Arts

10 Reasons to Support the Arts in Pinellas County in 2024

By Creative Pinellas

Arts unify communities. 72% of Americans believe “the arts unify our communities regardless of age, race, and ethnicity”… Read More

From Creativity to Currency: Unraveling the Economic Thread of Tampa/St. Petersburg’s Arts and Culture

By Creative Pinellas

Economic Prosperity. It takes on a whole new meaning when we bring arts and culture into the conversation. In a field that often seems centered around scarcity, prosperity can seem… Read More

Pinellas County’s Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 City Reports

By Creative Pinellas

Read the City Reports of Pinellas County here…. Read More

Arts and Tourism Connection

Relax and Unwind at Bilmar Beach Resort featuring John Gascot

By Creative Pinellas

Nestled along the pristine shores of Treasure Island, Bilmar Beach Resort beckons you to experience the beauty of the Arts Coast like never before…. Read More

In the Heart of the Art with The Birchwood featuring Rootman

By Creative Pinellas

Discover the luxury and sophistication at The Birchwood, nestled in the heart of vibrant St. Petersburg…. Read More

Be Immersed with Creativity at Opal Sands Featuring Angela Warren

By Creative Pinellas

Indulge in arts coastal luxury at Opal Sands Resort, located on the pristine shores of Clearwater Beach…. Read More

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Creative Pinellas Connections

Beyond Placemaking

Professional Artist Collaborative Grants Creative Pinellas received a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects award. Creative Pinellas will subgrant $10,000 directly to each of the 10… Read More

Arts Annual

Now in its sixth year! This year’s Arts Annual features some of Pinellas County’s most well-known artists as well as innovative up-and-coming creators. Each year, Creative Pinellas invites past Professional… Read More

So fortunate to be part of this cadre of artists for 2024.

Emerging Artist Grant

The Emerging Artist Grant aims to support and build meaningful relationships among the outstanding creative artists in Pinellas County and their audiences. It provides a solid foundation to nurture the… Read More

The City of South Pasadena Florida

South Pasadena Mural Project Creative Pinellas & City of South Pasadena are collaborating on a project to beautify the community of South Pasadena through public art. Overview Creative Pinellas and… Read More


Staged Readings of New Plays. Did you hear the news? FIRST MONDAYS, a free collaboration between American Stage and Creative Pinellas, now has a new name called FRESH INK! FRESH… Read More


ArtWorks is a partnership between Creative Pinellas and Pinellas County Public Works, with a goal to defeat graffiti and foster community beautification projects on Pinellas County The goal is to… Read More

ART’n Month

Celebrating the Arts Coast throughout November Creative Pinellas and Visit St. Pete/Clearwater are thrilled to announce the return of ART’N Month this November in the Arts Coast. This year will… Read More

Lealman Mural Project

Creative Pinellas is working with the Lealman Community Redevelopment Area to infuse art into the landscape, bring attention to this area and attract people to this community. The Lealman Mural Project started in 2021… Read More

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) Project

The PIE Gate 12 Mural Project is a partnership between Creative Pinellas and St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE), with a goal of having a Pinellas County Artist create a welcoming… Read More

Creative Pinellas Arts Annual Virtual Festival Throwback

Arts Annual Virtual Festival 2021

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