The cultural capital of
the Southeast, St. Pete
celebrates the arts in all
its many forms, from the
visual to the literary, the
performing arts to music. In addition
to visiting the dozens of museums,
concert venues or theater companies,
one of the best ways to get a
feel of the city’s creative spirit is to
participate in the Second Saturday
ArtWalk—the largest ArtWalk in the
nation. Downtown area studios, galleries,
shops and warehouses stay
open late for a vibrant evening of
exhibits and live demonstrations.
Trolleys provide free transportation
from 5 to 9 p.m.
Guide to Local Museums
Experience St. Petersburg’s unique
museums, many featuring outstanding
art collections entrusted to them
by private donors.
The Dalí Museum, home to one of
the world’s largest collections of artwork
by Salvador Dalí.
The Museum of Fine Arts, outstanding
permanent collections and traveling
exhibitions, as well as a two-story
glass conservatory overlooking the
James Museum of Western &
Wildlife Art, featuring an exceptional
private collection of western and
wildlife art in a distinctive architectural
Imagine Museum, a two-story showcase
of glass art from national and
Chihuly Collection, a testament to
Dale Chihuly’s amazing glass art.
Morean Center for Clay, an historic
train station transformed into a
unique special event space and working
clay art studio.
Morean Arts Center Glass Studio &
Hot Shop, an outdoor venue to watch
local artists create unique works of
Morean Art Center, an arts education
center and gallery.
craft artists from around the state
Florida Holocaust Museum, permanent
and traveling exhibitions honoring
those who suffered or died during
Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum,
featuring the rich heritage of the
ARTS AND CULTURE
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