ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 30, 2017) –PARC’s 10th Annual Art in the PARC event will be held at the Duke Energy corporate offices on Friday, November 10, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Art in the PARC is a free art show that benefits the Inspired Artist Studios @ PARC, a program at PARC where children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can fully express their artistic talents. Dozens of emerging artists with special needs will have their unique pieces of art on display and available for purchase at the event. Artists receive 50% of the proceeds from the sale of their one-of-a-kind digital art pieces, jewelry, paintings, unique gifts and much more. Also available this year will be creations by horticulturists working out of PARC in Bloom, a program at PARC created by Leadership St. Petersburg Class of 2013. PARC in Bloom is an inclusive and vocational horticulture program for the adults enrolled in the Life Skills Development program at PARC.
“St. Petersburg is becoming known for its burgeoning arts scene and PARC is honored to have Duke Energy, located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, once again host the event”, said Karen Higgins, President and CEO of PARC.
Duke Energy is located at 299 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL. For more information on the 10th Annual Art in the PARC event, please contact Emery Johannes at 727-341-6929
PARC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest. Established in 1953, PARC currently serves more than 800 individuals in the greater Tampa Bay area.