Thursday, September 22, 2011

This ArtOn! / Free Museum Saturday/ Weekend,. Sept. 23rd 25th

ArtOn! Central Live Arts Festival  @ St. Pete History Museum grounds - See more than 40 artists doing their work plein air (on location, outside) on the grounds of the History Museum. Saturday happens to be free Museum Day, too. Saturday, Sept. 24th, 335 2nd Ave. NE. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Free


The Evolution of Pedro Jermaine: Pedro Perry @ Studio @ 620 - Explorations of pain, fear and anxiety. Opens next Tuesday, Sept 20th. Reception is on Saturday, Sept 24th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM,  620 First Ave South, St. Petersburg. Free.

Colors @ Blue Lucy - Their first group show, themed on spontaneity. Different colors assigned to each artist. Some very familiar names in this show, including Daniel Mrgan, Allen Hampton and Chris Parks, among many others. Opens Saturday, Sept. 24th (next Sat.). 7:00 - 11:00 PM. Through Oct 24th. Bluelucy, 653 Central Ave. St. Pete. Free

The Big Picture: Large Format Photography @ Davidson Fine Arts Gallery - A juried show of LF photographs. The jurors are: MK Foltz, Professor of Photography and Digital Imaging @ Ringling, and Arthur Skinner, Professor of Visual Arts @ Eckerd College. Opening Reception, Saturday, Sept 24th, 6-9 PM.  Davidson Fine Arts,  1100 First Ave North, St Petersburg. Free.

2-4-2 @ The Bricks - Two musical groups and two visual artists will perform/show at this popular bar/eatery in Ybor. Featured are Michelle Sawyer and Chad Cardoza on the walls, and Mia Bury and Wet Nurse onstage. Art show starts @ 8 PM, Music @ 10 PM. Saturday, Sept 24th. The Bricks, 1327 E. Seventh Ave, Ybor City (Tampa). Free.

Imaginary Icons: Dolores Coe and Karen Tucker Kuykendall @ Clayton Galleries - A two-woman show at Clayton Galleries. Opens 7-9 PM Friday, Sept. 23rd. 4105 S. McDill Ave., Tampa. Free.

Rubber Stamp-Making Workshop With Coralette Damme @ 620 - Coralette hosts a DIY class. Learn to make your own design rubber stamps, something Coralette does beautifully. The cost covers materials. Tuesday, Sept. 27th, at Studio 620, 620 First Ave S. St Petersburg.

Petal Lines: George Anderton and Gwyn Zesch Fallon @ Gallery 221 - A two-man show at the HCC Dale Mabry Campus gallery 221. This is the debut show by new gallery director Katherine Gibson. 4001 Tampa Bay Blvd (across from Tampa Stadium) on the 2nd floor of the Learning Resource Center. 8 AM - 8 PM Mon-Thurs. 8AM - 2 PM Friday-Sat. Free.

Yellowjacket Press' 4th Annual Poets Happy Hour & Prime Time Show @ HCC Ybor - Several poets, including James Tokley, Tampa Poet Laureate, will be reading in the main hall. Friday, 6:30-9 PM $5suggested donation (please contribute). The Epic of The Sandwiche Cubano will be read. This is a magnificent poem, which will be read by its author, in his unique voice.

Free Museum Admission Day, Saturday Sept 24th. - The following institutions have free admission this Saturday, Sept 24th:

Dali Museum (SP)
Museum of Fine Arts (SP)
Morean Art Center Galleries (SP)
Ringling Museum Of Art and Circus Museum (Sarasota)
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (Tampa)
Florida Craftsmen Galleries (SP)
Polk Museum of Art (Lakeland)
 St. Pete Museum of History (SP)
Florida Holocaust Museum (SP)
International Museum of Radiant Peace (SP)


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