Exploring the Arts Annual

Exploring the current Arts Annual exhibit as sculptor Don Gialanella shares how he developed his new large-scale work, “Climate Change Evolution.”… Read More

Postcards from Pinellas

By Jennifer Ring. On my recent arts scavenger hunt from North County to South County, I explored many ways you can enjoy arts and culture in Pinellas County…. Read More

The Economic Impact of the Arts

By Cindy Stovall. Those of us who call Pinellas County home have witnessed firsthand the rapidly increasing influence of the arts in our communities. Now a nationwide study by Americans for the Arts proves it…. Read More

Celebrating the Art of Graffiti

By Gabrielle Reeder. This year’s Letter Headz festival in Pinellas Park invited works from over 50 artists and insights into live creations of street art – celebrating the love of hand-lettering and “affirming community identity, solidarity and pride through the art of Graffiti.”… Read More

Welcome to YOUR Arts Coast Cultural Plan

We will begin in early September to examine the current state of the arts in Pinellas County, while working over the next year to develop strategic initiatives designed specifically to positively impact our cultural institutions, residents, tourists, artists, and business community…. Read More

Book Banning

By Margo Hammond. Lately I’ve been experiencing Yogi Berra’s déjà vu all over again, that dreaded sense of being caught up in an endless loop like in the movie “Groundhog Day.” Except in this loop, the events that are being repeated are getting scarier and scarier…. Read More

Dalí on the Fly

By Harriet Monzon-Aguirre. Dropping off my children at school one day I noticed a shipping container in the parking lot and painted on the side read, “Dalí on the Fly” with a small rendering of a young Salvador Dalí clad in a blue sailor suit holding a hoop. “Wow look at that guys, you have a mobile Dalí art exhibition right here at your school!”… Read More

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