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$5 Admission to Imagine Museum for Hillsborough and Pasco Counties

Can you imagine? For our friends in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, Imagine Museum in St Petersburg, FL is offering a very special ticket discount right now and continuing through the month of July. For only $5, anyone living in Hillsborough or Pasco County can visit the Museum and experience 34,000 sq ft of exquisite, contemporary glass art sculptures from around

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Why You Should Visit St. Petersburg, Florida

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, and even

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Imagine Museum Visitors Experience Moon Landing Through VR Technology

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 studio. “It was just really cool looking around and seeing the

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Your weekend arts forecast: Take a walk on the lunar side

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 Oculus VR headset and choose one of five virtual environments

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A to Z List 2019: A is for Art

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). Looking for art that’s thoughtful, moving or just plain gorgeous? Here’s where to

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Here’s What Happened When Imagine Museum Challenged Glass Artists

Be prepared to be blown away by the works of these studio artists specializing in blown, fused and cast glass artwork. ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Be prepared to be blown away by the works of these studio artists specializing in blown, fused and cast glass artwork. While the sculptures of Daum, the vases of Steuben and the lamp shades of

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5 things to do under $5 in Tampa Bay: Movies in the sand, Imagine Museum price break

Posted July 10, 2019 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. 1. Imagine Museum: It’s Christmas in July for Pinellas County residents, because they can see the beautiful glass art in the Imagine Museum

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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 the idea for years,

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IMAGINE MUSEUM BEST OF THE BEST IN TAMPA BAY

Imagine Museum was selected for one of the 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards presented by the Tampa Bay Times in the category “Best Museum”. The 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards were created by the Tampa Bay Times. In the Tampa Bay region, more than 87,000 votes were cast to determine the leading businesses 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.  Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world,

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HOURS & TICKETS

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