With a brand new year laid right out in front of us, this is the perfect time to jump into the arts in our community. Now that your bank account is empty from all of that holiday shopping, and your winter break is looking less than busy, you might be looking for some cheap things to do which is where we come in. Ring in 2012 with some of these artistic events around Pinellas County.
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art: Experience Telling Stories: Tenth Anniversary Exhibit
Now- February, 19th, 2012. This exhibit includes several new galleries containing a variety of subjects and mediums. The Leepa- Rattner Museum would like to announce that the holiday hours are as follows: Dec. 20 – 23 and 27 – 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and free to children and students with a valid ID.
Morean Arts Center: Upcycled
Now- January 22nd, 2012. This exhibit displays multiple artistic mediums with one theme: Every single piece is made locally of entirely recycled material. Each piece in the exhibit is available for purchase and the items range from jewelry to home decor, however the exhibit is free and open daily. for more information, click here.
The Palladium Theater: Musicians of The Florida Orchestra
January 10th, 2012, 7:30 p.m. The musicians of The Florida Orchestra and the Palladium at St. Petersburg College present an evening of orchestral music conducted by John Bannon. A portion of proceeds will benefit the St. Petersburg Free Clinic. Tickets are $20.
St. Petersburg College: Piano Concert Series: Paul Orgel
Friday, January 13th, 2012 7:30 p.m. St. Petersburg College Music Center located at the St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus. $10 admission, free to students and staff with valid ID.
St. Petersburg College: Visiting Artists Exhibition: SPC Art Alumni
Exhibit January 17th – February 9th, 2012. St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus, Cross Roads Gallery. for more information, call 727-791-2548
American Stage Theater Company: Seven Guitars an August Wilson Production
January 20th- February 26th, 2012. Floyd Barton is a natural musician with a hit song and, in the expansive atmosphere after World War II, he dreams of the big time. But as the play begins, his wife and friends mourn his death. In Wilson’s only play constructed in flashback, Seven Guitars takes us back to explore what happened. Who killed Floyd Barton, but more importantly, why? Mature subject matter and language. For ticket pricing and information, click here.