Why You Should Visit St. Petersburg, Florida

By Paul Abercrombie St. Petersburg is like that kid you think will never shake an awful nickname. Then she comes to school one year and she’s suddenly cool. Nobody calls St. Pete “God’s waiting room” anymore. Sure, the once-sleepy city on the Gulf of Mexico is still a magnet for retirees. But these days, it thrums with youthful energy. On weekends, […]
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Imagine Museum Visitors Experience Moon Landing Through VR Technology

By Adria Iraheta Spectrum Bay News 9PUBLISHED 3:19 PM EDT Jul. 20, 2019 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, 50 lucky earthlings in St. Petersburg were transported to the moon. “Space travelers” put on virtual reality headsets at exhibit LINK: Imagined Realities The out-of-this-world experience was possible thanks to “Imagined Realities,” Imagine Museum’s virtual reality […]
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Your weekend arts forecast: Take a walk on the lunar side

Published on July 18, 2019By: Bill DeYoung – St. Pete Catalyst You, too, can descend from the Lunar Lander and stand on the surface of the moon, just as Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did 50 years ago this weekend. It’s part of the Imagine Museum’s permanent virtual reality exhibit, Imagined Realities, in which visitors don a high-quality […]
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A to Z List 2019: A is for Art

by David Warner Luxury Living Tampa Bay A to Z: The Ultimate Luxury Lifestyles List is duPont Registry Tampa Bay‘s annual compendium of the best our region has to offer. Each year we choose a different set of categories and then select businesses that are top-of-the-line in each category. This year: Art to Zinfandel (and everything luxurious in between). [Show slideshow] Looking for art that’s thoughtful, […]
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5 things to do under $5 in Tampa Bay: Movies in the sand, Imagine Museum price break

Westfield malls host parties for kids, Scream fans can compete over trivia and local libraries present moon landing talks. This month, Pinellas County residents can take advantage of $5 admission at St. Petersburg’s Imagine Museum. [GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times (2018)] By: Sharon Kennedy Wynne 1. Imagine Museum: It’s Christmas in July for Pinellas County residents, because they can see the beautiful glass art […]
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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 | info@imaginemuseum.comwww.imaginemuseum.com 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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