Breakfast. Literacy. CommUNITY.

By Margo Hammond. BLC stands for Breakfast. Literacy. CommUNITY. The recipe from St. Pete’s Cultured Books is simple. Encourage young Black kids to read a self-affirming picture book. Invite an artist to offer a workshop related to that book’s subject. Bring everyone to the park and mix in some waffles. … Read More

Unleash Your Creativity at the Beach Art Center

By Suzanne Norman. The Beach Art Center is a wonderful art meeting place centrally located in mid-Pinellas County on Indian Rocks Beach. Weekly classes at all skill levels are taught by award-winning, experienced artists, and the gallery features the work of well-versed artists and new artists in varied mediums…. Read More

DARKMATTER with Kids

By Harriet Monzon-Aguirre. Jason Hackenwerth’s DARKMATTER exhibit at the Creative Pinellas Gallery delivered on its promise of being an inspiration for the whole family. I recommend anyone with children to visit and glimpse at the inner workings of the mind of this internationally-known Pinellas artist…. Read More

Collect Your Thoughts, Creatively

By Steph Hargrove. It’s not easy to collect all your thoughts if your brain is overloaded and overworked. Art journaling is the perfect guide to explore your thoughts in a relaxing, creative and fun way…. Read More

SPACEcraft for Grownups

Story and Photos by Emily Lee Stehle . . . Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No. It’s SPACEcraft, a Traveling Art Project! . . . WEDS +… Read More

Chess Club Project Update

  By Jackie Kaufman The Chess Board Unveiled September 10-30 Morean Arts Center Details here NEA/Pinellas Recovers Grant Update . . . The chess pieces for “The Chess Club Project”… Read More

A Universal Day for Music

Story and Photos by Laura Kepner . . . Playing Ukes on the Portico at the Safety Harbor Library . . . My grandparents lived in Denver in a white… Read More

Duncan McClellan and The DMG School Project

By Tom Winchester. Duncan McClellan established The DMG School Project to provide the art of glass to schoolchildren who otherwise wouldn’t have access to it. He says, “When we’re talking with the school kids, what we want to do is get that ‘Aha’ moment.”… Read More

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