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MUSE Awards Recognize Six Local ‘Muses’

The St Pete Arts Alliance celebrates artistic inspiration on Friday, February 8 at the Museum of Fine Arts on downtown St Petersburg’s waterfront.

MUSE is the art community’s annual pARTy to uniquely celebrate St. Petersburg.   Events include interactive digital art, pop-up performances, artful by-the-bite dinner courses and the MUSE Awards. That adds up to a truly different type of benefit in the Museum’s beautiful conservatory, celebrating our artful community.

The 2019 MUSE Award Winners are. . . 

MUSE Visual Arts Award honors Mark Aeling, MGA Sculpture Studio

This award recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the visual arts which include ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, glass-blowing, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video and media arts.

MUSE Performance Arts Award honors John Lamb, Jazz Musician

This award recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the performance art field, including music, dance, theater and interdisciplinary arts.

MUSE Literary Arts Award honors Sterling Watson, Author & Teacher

This award recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the written word in fiction or nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting, journalism, poetry or prose, print or digital formats.

MUSE Patron of the Arts Award honors Lisa and Perry Everett,  Collectors and Local Artist Supporters

This award recognizes an individual or couple who, with their time and treasure, generously support the arts.

MUSE Arts Ambassador Award honors Jennifer and Jeff Lovelady, SHINE Mural Festival and local artist supporters

This award recognizes beloved St. Petersburg arts supporters who are stellar representatives of our City of the Arts.

MUSE Special Volunteer Recognition honors Edel Mohr, Photographer and Author of “Murals of the Sunshine City”

This award recognizes an extraordinary volunteer whose dedication to produce the St. Petersburg Mural book shines an international spotlight on St. Petersburg.

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Our sixth annual celebration recognizes the breadth and beauty of art and culture in our City of the Arts, and pays tribute to those who continue to inspire and guide St. Petersburg to its standing as an international arts destination.

Proceeds benefit artists, arts education, and arts & cultural organizations through our Arts Alliance programs and services.

Party tickets are $125, available right here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and needed. Sponsors receive the new St. Petersburg Mural Book, not available for sale anywhere.  To find out more, click here –  or email john@stpeteartsalliance.org.