The Tampa Bay BCA (TBBCA) and pARTner St. Petersburg Arts Alliance are thrilled to bring TBBCA Chalk Walk to the SPFestival -SPF16 in St. Petersburg on Saturday, September 24 from 10 -5 p.m. in South Straub Park along Beach Drive.
TBBCA Chalk Walk celebrates and supports the creations of artists in chalk to the theme of “Bringing Your Favorite Book Character to Life.” An interactive art experience for all ages and levels of art appreciation, TBBCA Chalk Walk offers the opportunity to interact with the artists and see the complex stages of their work. Watch talented commissioned artists bring amazing chalk drawings to life!
“We are excited to once again this year offer TBBCA Chalk Walk in downtown St. Pete and team up with our pARTner St. Petersburg Arts Alliance,” says Susana Weymouth, Executive Director of TBBCA. “It is a great opportunity to support talented chalk artists while providing a free, fun, family-friendly and accessible program for our community and driving the public to area museums and businesses.”
TBBCA Chalk Walk is part of the St Petersburg Festival, SPF16, a month-long celebration of art and culture with over 55 events, 150 venues and participation by more than100 organizations and/or performers, sponsored by The Suncoasters of St. Petersburg and presented by the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance For more information, please visit www.SPFestival.com
Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts “TBBCA” is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 1989, one of 11 national “Business Committees for the Arts,” of the pARTnership Movement and Private Sector Network of Americans for the Arts. For over 26 years, TBBCA has “united businesses to champion arts and culture for a prosperous community” based on the philosophy that “the arts are good for business, and business is good for the arts”. TBBCA promotes and advances engagement, appreciation and support of arts and cultural organizations, individual artists and arts education, throughout the year across the greater Tampa Bay area. TBBCA programs are made possible through the generosity of our pARTners: Chair’s Circle: Premier Eye Care – Strategic Property Partners – The Tampa Bay Lightning – Beaux Arts Group – Stephen Gay & Associates – Linda & Michael Connelly – DeBartolo Family Foundation – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick – B2 Communications – Greenberg Traurig – Tampa Bay Times – Tampa Bay Magazine – The Wilson Co. – Alex McKnight Archiva Images – Chappell Roberts – Cox Media Group – Savoir Faire Creative; Platinum pARTners: Phelps Dunbar – Bruck Family Foundation – Armature Works/The Heights – Helen Levine & Katee Tully – Yann & Susana Weymouth; Gold pARTners: Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & Koche – Hill, Ward, Henderson – Stearns Weaver – MedHOK – BNY Mellon Wealth Management – Playbook Public Relations – Hyde Park Village/WS Development – Susan Martin – Williams Consulting – Willis Towers Watson – Vantage Point Advisors of Raymond James – Gobioff Foundation – Phoenix Venture Philanthropy Foundation, and others.
For more information about TBBCA and our programs visit www.tbbca.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 813-221-2787.
SPAA: The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance is the umbrella organization for the arts — advocating for the arts, facilitating the growth of the creative arts community, and driving arts-related economic development in St. Petersburg. For more information about SPAA visit www.stpeteartsalliance.org,