Museums / Art Galleries
Living at Starlight Tower St Pete Beach we are privileged with the proximity
to the cultural center to down town St Petersburg that is only 7 minutes
driving from our front door to patronize some famous and worldwide known
museums of Southern Florida.
Salvador Dali Museum
1000 Third Street South St Petersburg, FL 33701, 727 823-3767
The Dali Museum is situated in downtown St Petersburg on the Bayboro
Harbor and is home to the most comprehensive worldwide collection of works
by the late master surrealist Salvador Dali. Dali was a superb craftsman
whose excellence as a creative artist will always set a standard for the art
of the twentieth century having worked in all media and leaving behind a
wealth of oils, watercolors, graphics, drawings, sculptures, photographs,
films, jewels, performance pieces and in general innumerable objects of all
descriptions. The Dali Museum Collection includes 94 original oils, over 100
watercolors and drawings, plus 1,300 graphics, sculptures, holograms,
objects of art and photographs.
Museum of Fine Arts
255 Beach Dr. Northeast,
St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tel: 727-896-2667
The Museum of Fine Arts is housed at an elegant lavish building which
skillfully merges the styles of a Mediterranean villa to that of a classic
art museum ideal for the Floridian tropical climate. The Museum was founded
by Mrs. Margaret Acheson Stuart, operates since 1965 and is one of the
finest in Southeast Florida. The building itself is a work of art and was
designed by John Volk. It has twenty galleries some of which are large and
spacious and some intimate small.
St. Petersburg Museum of History
335 N 2nd Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Phone 727-894-1052
The St Petersburg Museum of History is one of the oldest historical museums
in the State of Florida. Since 1920 through exhibitions and special programs
the museum has been collecting, preserving and presenting St. Petersburg history
to the public who is invited even today to sample all that is offered from
fossilized footprints to the first commercial airline to St. Petersburg's
famous green benches.
Florida International Museum
244 Second Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, 727-341-7900
The Florida International Museum has become one of Florida's premier
attractions for presenting outstanding chartbuster exhibitions. The museum
is dedicated in providing educational, cultural and historical exhibitions.
Since it opened in 1995 has hosted over 2.5 million visitors from all 50 states and over 100 countries.
Great Explorations, The Children's Museum
1925 Fourth Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33704 ~ (727) 821-8992
The Great Explorations Museum is actually called the Children's Museum
because there you don't just look at the exhibits but you touch them, you
move them, you explore them and in some cases you actually become a part of
them! This is a place that offers unlimited fun to people of all ages where
they can let their imagination loose, test their intelligence and stand in
owe looking at prisms and mirrors turning ordinary sunlight to a three
Gulf Coast Museum of Art
12211 Walsingham Road, Largo, FL, Phone: 727-518-6833
Explore this contemporary art museum featuring Florida artists and
southeastern crafts with sculpture gardens, studio classrooms, a museum
store and nine permanent collection and changing exhibition galleries.
11909 125th Street North, Largo, FL, Phone: 727-582-2123
Heritage Village Learn about Florida’s
past. Stroll the paths of Pinellas County’s historical home in
this 21-acre living history museum with 28 histor
115-10th Avenue, St.
Pete Beach, Fl 33706,
Phone: (727) 552-1610
The Gulf Beaches
Historical Museum is located in the heart of St. Pete Beach’s
National Historic District at 115-10th Avenue in what was the
first church built on Pinellas County’s barrier islands. The
Museum through photographs, news clippings and artifacts dating
from the 1500s thru today, traces the barrier islands and our
city's rich history.
The Museum continues to collect artifacts and archival material
to help preserve the cultural history of the islands. Many of
Pass-A-Grille’s pioneer families and long-time residents assist
in this endeavor.
Special educational tours can be arranged for clubs, schools,
churches, and civic organizations. Historical lectures, changing
exhibits, fundraising events, and children’s activities round
out the Museum’s calendar of events.
Mid-May through Mid-September:
Friday and Saturday 10 A.M. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mid-September through Mid-May:
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
JOIN THE FRIENDS OF GULF BEACHES HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Museum Friends financially support the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum. Membership entitles you to:
Memberships are available per year.
A bi-monthly newsletter
Invitations to special events
Participation in lectures and activities
A 10% discount in the gift shop
The Gulf Beaches
Historical Museum unfortunately does not have a website, and it seemed
appropriate to include a description along with a picture so
people become aware of its existence right in their own backyard
and the important role it plays in safeguarding the historical
heritage of our community for present and future generations.
- Individual: $10.00
ART GALLERIES / ARTISTS
www.matthewkmoran.com/ (local artist)