Contradictions @ Mindy Solomon Gallery - Wordly themes and their opposing viewpoints from eight artists. I have it on good authority this show is hot. Opening reception is Saturday, Oct 1st, from 6-8 PM, although the show is already open. Runs through Nov. 5th. Mindy Solomon Gallery, 124 2nd Ave. North, St. Petersburg. Free.
(ongoing) Jessica Lange @ Polk Museum of Art - She has been photographing seriously since her college days and shown at the George Eastman House. Her work is on display in a one-woman show at the Polk Museum of Art, 600 E. Palmetto St. Lakeland. Runs through Dec 17th.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts - Ongoing show of renowned first-rate photographer Duane Michals' work. Open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 AM - 8 PM. Sat. 10 AM - 8 PM, Friday, Noon to 5 PM. All at 200 N. Tampa st., downtown Tampa. Admission is $6.
Art on the House @ Tampa Museum of Art - Friday only, from 4-8 PM admission is free. 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Downtown Tampa.
The Talent Show @ USF Contemporary Art Museum - Will you get even one minute of fame? Everyman and his chance at a flash of fame is the theme here. Opens Friday, Sept 30th, 7-9 PM USFCAM, 4202 E. Fowler Ave. Tampa CAM101. Exhibit is free, Parking is $5.
Art of The Tarot show @ Capricorn Art Studio - Last time this was held, it was cancelled at the last minute. Hopefully this time it will go on. Artists render their own version of the Tarot cards. 1313 E. 8th Ave. Ybor City. 9PM Saturday, Oct 1st.
Art-a-Palooza @ Bamboozle Cafe - This first-rate Vietnamese Fusion restaurant will show Landscapist Brian Coe's work starting Oct 4, opening at 4:30-9 PM. 516 N. Tampa St. Downtown Tampa.
Every Day is Halloween @ Kahwa South - Some wonderful artists in this spirited show, including Calan Ree, Sarah Thee Campagna/Cybercraft Robots, Coralette Damme and others. Opens Sat., Oct 1, 7-9 PM. 204 2nd Ave S., St. Pete. Runs through October.
Creative Clay's Folkfest on Central - One of the sweetest street fests in St. Pete. Creative Clay puts on this on Oct 1st and 2nd. Music, Art, Food and a great time for all. Fifty Folk Artists, over a dozen bands. Starts at 10 AM. Oct 1. Suggested admission $5. Free Parking. [Link]. Between 11th & 13th streets, on Central Ave. St Pete.
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