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Arts and culture lives here

This site is designed to increase your access to the arts by providing event calendars, class schedules, artist info, and more. All in one place. No matter who you are or what you believe, art is something everyone can agree on. It helps bring our communities together and presents a more coherent meaning to our world. By igniting the arts within us, the Arts Council is working to create a stronger, happier, and more prosperous region.

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Calendar & Events

Each year, thousands of local residents are brought together through events made possible with Arts Council funds. Find something cool in your area.
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November 2, 2021 - November 29, 2022
WATERWORKS PARK PAVILION
Poetica presents a weekly creative dance class taught by dance educator and choreographer Amanda Sieradzki. This class uses contemporary/modern dance technique and holistic brain-based methods to keep both brain & body strong and healthy.  Each week, class will focus on a different dance movement concept, including a BrainDance warm-up, floor and center work, dance technique, […]
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July 6, 2022 - September 3, 2022
Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
Imagine walking down a generations-old road. A rustle off to the side makes you snap to attention, and you hold your breath as a tiger crosses your path. Her ancestors have used this same road for as many generations as yours. In some parts of the world, people share their environment with tigers just as […]
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July 25, 2022 - August 19, 2022
Safety Harbor Public Library and the local chapter of the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association announce a free creative arts program for individuals experiencing early stages of dementia, every Monday at 2:00 PM, beginning September 13. This fun, creative program supports self-expression and social engagement for individuals in the early stages of dementia. No art […]
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August 1, 2022 - August 15, 2022
Firehouse Cultural Center
Description: Drawing is a foundation that allows you to explore or start your creative journey. One of the main focuses is training the eye how to see. We will learn perspective, balance, form, and contrast as it all relates to composition. Take a drawing from sketch to finished artwork with pencil. Beginner or advanced you […]
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August 1, 2022 - August 20, 2022
Safety Harbor Public Library and the local chapter of the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association announce a free creative arts program for individuals experiencing early stages of dementia, every Monday at 2:00 PM, beginning September 13. This fun, creative program supports self-expression and social engagement for individuals in the early stages of dementia. No art […]
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August 8, 2022 - August 15, 2022
Firehouse Cultural Center
Description: Drawing is a foundation that allows you to explore or start your creative journey. One of the main focuses is training the eye how to see. We will learn perspective, balance, form, and contrast as it all relates to composition. Take a drawing from sketch to finished artwork with pencil. Beginner or advanced you […]
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August 8, 2022 - September 19, 2022
Safety Harbor Public Library and the local chapter of the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association announce a free creative arts program for individuals experiencing early stages of dementia, every Monday at 2:00 PM, beginning September 13. This fun, creative program supports self-expression and social engagement for individuals in the early stages of dementia. No art […]
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August 15, 2022 - September 15, 2022
Firehouse Cultural Center
Description: Drawing is a foundation that allows you to explore or start your creative journey. One of the main focuses is training the eye how to see. We will learn perspective, balance, form, and contrast as it all relates to composition. Take a drawing from sketch to finished artwork with pencil. Beginner or advanced you […]
Art Lovers
August 15, 2022 - September 19, 2022
Safety Harbor Public Library and the local chapter of the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association announce a free creative arts program for individuals experiencing early stages of dementia, every Monday at 2:00 PM, beginning September 13. This fun, creative program supports self-expression and social engagement for individuals in the early stages of dementia. No art […]
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August 22, 2022 - September 15, 2022
Firehouse Cultural Center
Description: Drawing is a foundation that allows you to explore or start your creative journey. One of the main focuses is training the eye how to see. We will learn perspective, balance, form, and contrast as it all relates to composition. Take a drawing from sketch to finished artwork with pencil. Beginner or advanced you […]
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August 22, 2022 - September 19, 2022
Safety Harbor Public Library and the local chapter of the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association announce a free creative arts program for individuals experiencing early stages of dementia, every Monday at 2:00 PM, beginning September 13. This fun, creative program supports self-expression and social engagement for individuals in the early stages of dementia. No art […]
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August 26, 2022 - December 3, 2022
USF Contemporary Art Museum
Curated by Jarrett Earnest and Lisa Yuskavage and first staged at David Zwirner gallery in New York in September of 2021, Jesse Murry: Rising serves as an important introduction to the art, poetry, and criticism of a unique and polymathic American talent. The exhibition brings together paintings from the last five years of the artist’s life as […]
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Buy local art

We’ve brought the best, brightest, and most talented local artists together in one spot: right here! To add original artwork to your home while supporting your local arts community, simply visit our artist directory page. There you’ll find storefront links under several of our members. Think of it as a virtual art festival.

Classes and workshops

Learn to write poetry, brush up on your watercolor painting, or master the art of wood working. We host an amazing list of local classes and workshops where you can illuminate your life with amazing arts and culture.
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