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  1. Museum of Fine Arts adds three paintings to its permanent collection

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG — The permanent collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg is three works richer after Friday's Collectors Choice Gala, adding paintings by Marguerite Zorach, Edward Gay and Margarett W. Sargent.

  2. Art Planner: Contemporary fiber art showcase, Construct celebrates architectural art

    Visual Arts

    NEW THREADS: CONTEMPORARY FIBER IN FLORIDA

  3. Art Planner: Popular virtual reality returns to Dalí Museum, holiday art tours and shows

    Visual Arts

    IT'S BACK: DREAMS OF DALí

    The "Disney & Dalí" show at the Dalí Museum earlier this year was terrific, and a standout component was Dreams of Dalí, a virtual reality experience and feat of technical mastery. Visitors wore goggles and headsets that took them on a three-dimensional …

  4. Artist's underwater sculpture meant 'to take you out of the everyday'

    Visual Arts

    OFF THE COAST OF CATALINA ISLAND

    At first, the fish avoided the intruder. A couple of beefy sheepshead hid in the kelp near the shore. The electric orange Garibaldi swam in the other direction. A small school of blacksmith darted away.

  5. Art Planner: Skip Black Friday and treat yourself to art

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    Happy Thanksgiving! You know what I'm going to discuss today: An alternative to the shopping tsunami known as Black Friday wherein most of the population descends on malls and big-box stores for big deals. I concede that some of them are specific to Nov. 25 only, but many aren't. So, how about …

  6. Art Planner: Free shows featuring Lance Rodgers, Judith Salmon, Rachel Stewart and a holiday market

    Visual Arts

    LANCE RODGERS: NEW DIRECTIONS

    Lance Rodgers exhibits a lot, but it has been too long since we've seen a show of his works in our parts. Rodgers is admired by collectors for his beautifully rendered realist paintings that often have some social or political message usually delivered with a bit of …

  7. Anne Patterson's immersive installation at Ringling a walk through a ribbon forest

    Visual Arts

    People sometimes talk about getting lost in a work of art, of feeling almost physically drawn into it.

  8. Plans moving forward on St. Pete's Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG — Yes, it's happening.

  9. Art Planner: Morean's holiday show great for gifts, David Patchen shows glass skills

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    With more than 1,000 members, many of whom are contributing artists, you'll easily find many gift ideas for those on your list at the Morean Arts Center's holiday show. "There Is No Time Like the Presents" features one-of-a-kind art and crafts beginning with affordable hand-made …

  10. Art Planner: New art shows at Tampa galleries, Dunedin art center and Sarasota's Ringling Museum

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    HAPPENING IN TAMPA: A LOT

    Tampa has lots of art opportunities beginning Friday. Notable ones are in Tampa Heights, Seminole Heights and South Tampa, three different neighborhoods for three different events. I can't recommend choosing one over the other; they all sound great. But consider that Palehorse's …