Celebrating Educators entire month of June! All educators, local or visitors. $5 admission to see the world-renowned art of Dale Chihuly at the Chihuly Collection on Beach Drive, live glass blowing demonstrations at the Hot Shop and fantastic contemporary art and clay at the Morean Arts Center and Center for Clay in the historic train station.
Keep your Creative Juices Flowing and Beat the Summer Heat! Art classes for adults (every level) and Summer Art Camp for children 5 – teen. Classes and camps are led by the regions most talented art educators and artists. Children will explore their inner creativity while learning art processes, concepts and proper care for art tools. Adult classes are offered daytime, evenings and weekends and provide a variety of choice in mediums including clay, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, metal sculpture, mixed media, printing and photo digital. Come inside our cool studios and get your creative juices flowing. Call for more information and to register today. 727.822.7872
Second Saturday Gallery Walk – June 14th . Woof it up at the Morean with Art of Dog! – FREE -12:00 noon – 8:00 pm at the Morean Arts Center. Help us welcome the dog days of summer with fantastic art of all mediums. 13 artists offering all kinds of dog art for sale – note cards, prints, dog bowls etc. At 4:00 pm, the Cycle Brewing will provide taste testing of their finest brew! (The Art of Dog is a trademark of THE NEW BARKER and is used with their permission)
4:00- 9:00pm – Gallery Walk takes off at the Morean Center for Clay with beer tasting by 3 Daughters Brewing. The people’s choice Boobie prize will be award to the most popular Blue Footed Boobie created earlier this spring. Opening reception for Nature/Nurture – recent works by Sarah Holt and Terrain – new works by Brice Dyer. Show runs thru June 30, 2014
Morean Salutes Fathers and Grandfathers – June 14 & 15th. Complimentary admission for all fathers and grandfathers to the Chihuly Collection and Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop. Live glass blowing demonstrations by local artists every day at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00pm. All guests/family members pay full admission.
Entry deadline for the 96th Annual Morean Members Show – Midnight, June 14th . New memberships welcome. Each member artist may submit one piece of art in any theme. Opening reception on July 12th with show running thru August 22nd. For more information call Amanda Cooper, Curator of Exhibitions at 727.822.7872 x 2112
The Morean Arts Center, with roots dating back to 1917 as the Art Club of St. Petersburg, focuses on innovative, community-oriented approach to art and art education. The mission of the Morean Arts Center is to connect people with art and to contribute to the economic development of the region. Operating under the Morean Art Center include the Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio & Hot Shop and the Morean Center for Clay.