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Honoring Brian Auld & the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies -Arts Advocates of the Year!
May 7, 2023 from 11am-2pm at the Historic Rutland Estate
|The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance (SPAA) invites you to our annual Garden Party Brunch to celebrate the impact of the arts on the growth of our city. Join us as we honor Brian Auld & the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies at Hats Off to Performing Arts.
We are also excited to share that leading this event are our Board Members and Garden Party Co-Chairs, Kelly Lee McFrederick-Rice and Steve Beaty.
The spectacular event will be held on May 7th at the Rutland Estate beginning at 11am. The award will be presented by Melissa Seixas, Florida State President, Duke Energy, and the first Arts Advocate of the Year.
Long known for their interest in the arts, our 2023 Arts Advocates have supported The Dali, the SHINE Mural Festival, Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Creative Pinellas and the Gasparilla Music Festival and the Gasparilla Film Festival, to name a few.
“Brian Auld and the Rays and Rowdies keep the arts community in their hearts and in their actions. The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance is grateful for their support and their desire to include the arts, as they work towards adding new and equitable economic opportunities for our community.” –Terry Marks, SPAA CEO.