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2019 SHINE Mural Festival - Artist: Princess Smith

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Hats Off to the Arts! 

SPAA is delighted to present the third annual “Arts Advocate of the Year” Award to Shanna & Bryan Glazer at our Garden Party Brunch, Hats Off to the Arts. The Glazers have supported the arts throughout the Tampa Bay area, including the Glazer Children's Museum, the SHINE Mural Festival, and the Golding Visual Arts Center at the Shanna & Bryan Glazer JCC.

Join us in this celebration and enjoy special live performances, delicious brunch-inspired delights, as well as a live auction and chance drawing supporting the arts. Past honorees include Melissa Seixas, Florida President of Duke Energy, and Brian Auld, President of the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies. Have some fun by wearing a fantastic hat that speaks to your own creative genius. Special prizes will be awarded to the “Most Beautiful,” “Most Creative,” and “Most Humorous” hat. 

 

 

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An investment in SPAA’s Garden Party is ideal for individuals, businesses, or organizations that are established or emerging supporters of the arts and our community. Click here for full sponsorship levels & benefits or contact Terry Marks for more information at terry@stpeteartsalliance.org.

 

 

Join us in celebrating the arts in St. Petersburg!

Thank you for Helping us Create a Sky-High Event! 

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MUSE 2024

On January 26, 2024, MUSE celebrated 10 years of diversity, innovation and inspiration for all the arts and culture in St. Petersburg and paid tribute to the remarkable talent and variety that can be discovered around every corner of our amazing city.  Guests enjoyed the best in local performing and visual arts; gourmet delicacies and cool libations; interactive art opportunities and the celebration of MUSE award winners!

About SHINE®

The annual SHINE® St. Petersburg Mural Festival illuminates the power of art in public spaces by revitalizing areas, inspiring dialogue, and uniting our community—while cultivating new standards of artistic excellence reflecting St. Petersburg's creative and vibrant spirit. By using the walls and streets as canvas, SHINE transforms our shared spaces into a world-class outdoor gallery featuring top contemporary local, national, and international artists. Produced by the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, SHINE has created nearly 170 murals throughout downtown and the surrounding arts districts since 2015. 

 

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Find SHINE®

The SHINE® Mural Festival is the first in the world to have an accessible audio tour and the technology to instantly connect mural viewers to online content via PixelStix. This interactive technology is now being used by other mural organizations nationwide. 

The SHINE® Mural Festival takes place every October. Follow SHINE on Facebook & Instagram at @ShineOnStPete for event updates!

 

NEW! Star Trolley SHINE Mural Tours

SHINE's deep knowledge of the city's vibrant murals pairs perfectly with Star Trolley's top-tier tours, blending art and comfort for an unforgettable journey through the city's rich artistic landscape. The tour concludes at one of the top local microbreweries in St. Pete, Bayboro Brewing. Learn more!

 

 

 


     

Hats Off to the Arts! 

SPAA was delighted to present the third annual “Arts Advocate of the Year” Award to Shanna & Bryan Glazer at our Garden Party Brunch, Hats Off to the Arts. The Glazers have supported the arts throughout the Tampa Bay area, including the Glazer Children's Museum, the SHINE Mural Festival, and the Golding Visual Arts Center at the Shanna & Bryan Glazer JCC.

Take a minute to view the pictures of the Hats Off To The Arts, Garden Party! The magical event took place at the Snell-Bishop Estate on Snell Island! 

 

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Become a Sponsor 

An investment in SPAA’s Garden Party is ideal for individuals, businesses, or organizations that are established or emerging supporters of the arts and our community. Click here for full sponsorship levels & benefits or contact Terry Marks for more information at terry@stpeteartsalliance.org.

 

 

Join us every Second Saturday of the month!

Second Saturday ArtWalk is where the Central Arts District, Grand Central District, Warehouse Arts District, Uptown Arts District and downtown Waterfront District come together as ONE ARTS DESTINATION with many venues hosting the opening night of their latest exhibit. 

Galleries and studios are open from 5-9pm happily waiting for your exploration, conversation, purchases and inspiration!  For some venues, this is the ONLY time the public can visit.

Discover wonderful surprises, visit your favorite artist, or find a new one. Make an evening of it and stop for dinner, drinks or dessert at a local restaurant.

Details about what’s happening at each venue are updated one week prior to ArtWalk.  Just click the red button above.

Parking

  • On-Street Parking - Across St. Pete, on-street parking is designated as metered, time-limited, by residential permit only, or free (no signage).
  • Public Garages & Lots - St. Pete offers several public parking garages and lots around the downtown area that offer daily, monthly, and special event parking. Learn more about Public parking garages.
  • The new Sunrunner also has stops close to the ArtWalk Trolley Route. Find out more here.
  • Please note: Due to low ridership and costs, Trolley service is not available on Second Saturdays.

Preview Videos

Also, check out our Curate St. Pete | Virtual Gallery Tours of some of your favorite ArtWalk venues!

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance coordinates the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk with the EDGE District, the Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District associations.

Shop Local!

Join us in advocating for the arts, facilitating the growth of our arts community, and driving arts-related economic development in St. Petersburg. Second Saturday ArtWalk is a St. Petersburg Arts Alliance economic strategy to develop small businesses.

Would you like your studio/gallery included in ArtWalk? Click Here

ArtWalk After Dark

The official Artwalk After Dark party is at Fairgrounds St. Pete! Hosted in collaboration with St. Pete Arts Alliance, join us every second Saturday from 9-11 pm for just $20 per person, with $5 of each ticket sale donated to SPAA. Come hang with St. Pete's creative community and enjoy live music and a cash bar. Learn more!

The St. Pete Arts Alliance hosts workshops, classes, talks and special events to bring our arts community together. Many are free – and online events are often recorded for later viewing.

In addition, our members and artist grantees are quite busy in the community. Check our calendar below to see what artsy event you can attend next!