Event: All Things AUGUSTus
When: August 3 – 31
Where: Art Lofts, 10 5th Street North, St. Petersburg.
Reception: August 10, 5 – 9 PM in conjunction with the Second Saturday Art Walk
Contact: Brandy Stark, firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 727/821-5759
All Things August(us) explores local artists’ interpretations of Greek and Roman-themed. Selected works celebrate the achievements of Augustus Caesar and ancient Greco-Roman cultures. Participating artists are eligible for one of three Veni Vidi Visa awards (Gold, Silver, and Bronze) as well as a People’s Choice award. Public participation is encouraged through a Greco-Roman costume/cosplay event. Participants must come to the opening and have a photograph taken of their themed outfit to be considered for the prize: The winning male and female costume will be awarded a Caesar Circlet (male) and Greek Goddess Crown (female), along with a cash prize. Remember: Victori sunt spolia! This show is made possible by a grant from the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance.