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Igniting your access to the arts

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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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August 1, 2020 - October 1, 2020
LIVE FILMMAKER Q&A: Director Hubert Sauper will do a live-streamed Q&A sessions at 3pm ET Saturday, Sept. 5, hosted by the Coolidge Corner Theatre. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS After your purchase you can watch the Epicentro for five days on your computer, phone, or tablet, or cast to your Google Chromecast or Smart TV. You […]
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September 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021
USF Contemporary Art Museum
Life During Wartime is the USF Contemporary Art Museum
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September 18, 2020 - October 22, 2020
Tampa Theatre
1h 31m / R / Thriller NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM AT HOME! The film
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September 18, 2020 - October 22, 2020
Tampa Theatre
1h 37m / R / Thriller NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM AT HOME!
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September 18, 2020 - October 22, 2020
Tampa Theatre
1h 41m / Not Rated / Drama NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM AT HOME!
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October 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020
Virtual
“Here” our inaugural show explores the work of three women artists, Yadira Torres, Palmarin Merges, and Lindsey Kincaid. Their work is deeply rooted in ideas pertaining to self-identity, navigating, and exploring the impact of cultural heritage, sexuality, and memory.
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October 1, 2020
Gallery 221 HCC
Plant your own herb garden and learn about sustainable practices you can implement at home!
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October 1, 2020
USF Contemporary Art Museum
Join us for an online panel discussion exploring Color Code 2020 with Luftwerk and Normal, Chicago-based artists and designers; Renata Graw, Principal at Normal, a multi-disciplinary design practice based in Chicago; Cortney Lederer, Director of CNL Projects and Art in Place; and Dr. Lisa Yun Lee, Executive Director of The National Public Housing Museum; Moderated […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
King Corona Cigars
Tours meet nightly at 7:30 pm
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October 2, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Tampa Theatre
This year, these popular tours will be available by appointment only for your private family, coven, quarantine circle, or a horde of 10-20 souls.
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October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020
Carrollwood Players
In the last decade of the twentieth century, a beautiful young woman in nineteenth-century clothing is found floating on an iceberg in the middle of the North Atlantic. When rescued, she says only one word: Titanic.
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October 3, 2020
Virtual
Saturday, Oct 3, 8:00 pm Virtual Event USF Monday Night Jazz Series presents The USF Faculty Jazz Ensemble in an Evening of Jazz Classics. Join us online for a concert of music from the masters
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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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FYE 2021 Budget

To see our budget for fiscal year ending in 2021, please click here: Arts Council 2021 Expense Budget

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