Historic Veto Eliminates Arts Funding for Pinellas County

Last week’s historic veto of nearly all state arts funding threatens millions in support for almost 50 arts organizations in Pinellas County. Despite the setback, residents are encouraged to support local artists and arts organizations, as the arts generate significant economic and social benefits for the region. Creative Pinellas remains committed to meeting the needs of our cultural community…. Read More

Thanking Our Arts Teachers

Just one special teacher you connect with can make a huge difference. We asked artists to share the teachers who they want to thank, for helping them become the artists that they are today…. Read More

Visual Art for All Ages in Safety Harbor

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

Bloom N Chalkfest in Safety Harbor

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

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

Brimming with Excitement

. . . Brimming with excitement. That is how it feels to have been awarded the Emerging Artist Grant from Creative Pinellas. I admit that painting on larger canvases instills… Read More

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