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Florida’s growing glass art community gains international recognition

        In 2004, the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg housed a traveling exhibit called “Chihuly Across Florida: Masterworks in Glass.” The success of the five-month show, and the excitement it generated among locals, convinced officials at the Morean Arts Center that a permanent museum featuring Dale Chihuly’s work could thrive in St. Petersburg. Morean pursued

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IMAGINE MUSEUM BEST OF THE BEST IN TAMPA BAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 17, 2019Contact: Kimberly White, Marketing ManagerImagine Museum | 1901 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713727.300.1700 | [email protected] IMAGINE MUSEUM Best of the Best in Tampa Bay [ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – JUNE 17, 2019] — Imagine Museum was selected for one of the 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards presented by the Tampa Bay Times in

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Trish Duggan talks Imagine Museum past, present – and future

An area on the Imagine Museum’s third floor displays some of Trish Duggan’s glass creations, and with original wood block prints that themselves began as glassworks. “Every print that you see in these rooms, there’s a piece of glass that matches,” she explains. Photo by Bill DeYoung.   Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination

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Imagine Museum opens new virtual reality exhibit

The exhibit includes five educational virtual reality programs. Author: Jabari Thomas     ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Imagine Museum in St. Petersburg is opening a new virtual reality exhibit. In the “Imagined Realities” exhibit, guests will get to choose from five educational virtual reality programs. There is Google Tilt Brush, Google Earth VR, The Body VR, Apollo 11 VR and

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Out of the sand: Marlene Rose is unique among glass artists

  By: Bill DeYoung In the 1980s, says Marlene Rose, artists were just starting to experiment with glass “in ways outside of a utilitarian, functional, craft-based material.” She was intrigued. “And when I learned the sand casting technique, it just clicked. It was just a fit.” All photos @Marlene Rose Gallery. While she was at art school in New Orleans,

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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm
Friday: 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: Noon – 5 pm