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Assent by Laine Nixon is part of the “Construct” exhibition at Gallery AIA, opening on April 28,2017.Courtesy of Nathan Beard

Art Planner: Contemporary fiber art showcase, Construct celebrates architectural art

NEW THREADS: CONTEMPORARY FIBER IN FLORIDA Fiber arts are the star of the new exhibition opening Friday at Florida CraftArt in St. Petersburg. Don't expect to find your granny's crocheted afghans here; Contemporary Fiber in Florida showcases work by Florida artists who take contemporary, innovative approaches to fi …

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  1. Museum of Fine Arts adds three paintings to its permanent collection

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG — The permanent collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg is three works richer after Friday's Collectors Choice Gala, adding paintings by Marguerite Zorach, Edward Gay and Margarett W. Sargent.

    A member looks at the oil painting “Under the Birches”, 1872, by Edward Gay, during the Collectors Circle, “Collectors Choice XVI” event at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg on Friday. (LANCE ROTHSTEIN   |  Special to the Times)
  2. Art Planner: Contemporary fiber art showcase, Construct celebrates architectural art

    Visual Arts

    NEW THREADS: CONTEMPORARY FIBER IN FLORIDA

    Assent by Laine Nixon is part of the “Construct” exhibition at Gallery AIA, opening on April 28,2017.
  3. Art Planner: Three artists to see as Mainsail Art Festival returns to Vinoy Park

    Visual Arts

    While art festivals have begun to regularly sprout up in St. Petersburg, none can boast the longevity of Mainsail. The show Saturday and Sunday at Vinoy Park (701 Bay Shore Drive NE ) will mark the juried festival's 42nd year showcasing the cream of the crop of local and national artists working in fine …

    Lilian Delgado’s oil paintings will be on display at the Mainsail Art Festival on April 22-23, 2017.
  4. Can you say Galacidalacidesoxiribunucleicacid three times quickly?

    News

    4.2.17

    Gratitude for a caretaker. Hidden imagery. A tongue twister title.

    Maciek Klosinski, left, a bartender at Kozuba & Sons Distillery talks with Linda Bonsack, center, and her husband Frank, right, after sampling a glass of Quince Cordial at the annual Los Vinos de Dali fundraiser held at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to the Dali Museum and their educational programs. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]
  5. Art Planner: Anthea Behm, Marc Chagall, and Wyland comes to St. Pete

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    Tampa feminist artist collective Cunsthaus was established one year ago by 14 women practiced in education, visual art, music, curation and writing. In celebration of their one-year anniversary, they're presenting "Mirror Lamp Hammer," a thought-provoking exhibition by Australian …

    The Lovers by Marc Chagall at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
  6. Gallery's April exhibit gives a nod to spring

    Visual Arts

    NEW PORT RICHEY

    The West Pasco Art Guild and Gallery is giving a nod to spring while preparing to wind down its seasonal shows with the exhibit "How Does Your Garden Grow?" this month.

    Local artist Janet McCann’s Sea of Sunflowers hangs in the art guild’s gallery.
  7. Art Planner: Art talks and a journey through color

    Visual Arts

    Visual Language: Art Talks

    While most art is best appreciated by viewing it, there's a lot to learn by hearing about it. Four events this week will expand your mind about art.

    This Is Neverland is included in “A Stranger’s Diary,” Danielle Dautel’s exhibition of landscape photography on display at Soft Water Studios.
  8. Gallery announces 'Art Zipline' over St. Pete's Warehouse Arts District — just remember it's almost April 1

    Blogs

    Imagine yourself on a zipline. Fun, right? 

    Duncan McClellan Gallery in St. Petersburg sent us this photo of its new Art Zipline. A nice Photoshop job?
  9. Review: Dual shows at Leepa Rattner map beauty in Florida and beyond

    Visual Arts

    TARPON SPRINGS

    You can't blame Florida's landscape for being a little camera-shy.

    Rick Bravehart, “Companions Through Time,” Badlands National Park in South Dakota, archival pigment print on baryta,
  10. Morean Arts Center hires new director from National Endowment for the Arts

    Visual Arts

    St. Petersburg's oldest arts organization, the Morean Arts Center, has selected its new executive director.

    View from below of the "End of the Day Chandelier" one of the glass works at the Chihuly Collection, the only privately held collection dedicated to works by the world-famous glass artist Dale Chihuly. Located on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg across the street from the Morean Arts Center, profits from the Chihuly Collection help fund the Morean's community programming. LANCE ROTHSTEIN   |  Special to the Times