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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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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
King Corona Cigars
Tours meet nightly at 7:30 pm
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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 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Phoenix Studio & Gott Glass Gallery
Phoenix Glass Studio is located in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of north-central Tampa. Susan Gott and Justin Thompson can offer your school group or organization a unique experience with glass. From Elementary School to Adult or Team Building, we can vary our talk or demonstration from simple techniques, to the chemistry glass, history of glass, […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Moving Current Dance Collective.
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Moving Current Dance Collective.
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Jobsite has worked with middle school, high school, and college-level student groups since our 2001 production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). Since then, we’ve grown from simply offering student groups of 10 or more substantially reduced rates and a post-show talk with the actors to a full program that has over 35 educational outreach […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
FMoPA also offers a variety of classes taught by highly validated professionals, exploring the technical aspects of photography, the creative potential residing in everyone, and the applications towards creative practice.  All the workshops can be taken as single units of particular interest, or as a full concentration resulting in certificates of completion. We look forward […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Glazer Children's Museum
NEW! Chaperone-Guided PLAY Field Trips Do you want to enjoy an in-person field trip at Glazer Children’s Museum? Join us at GCM for a chaperone-guided PLAY Field Trip! We link brain-building play and quality learning standards to elevate each child to reach their full potential. All GCM Exhibits are curated by educators to encourage thoughtful […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Virtual
Heard Em Say Youth Arts Collective is a regional 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to identify, cultivate, and empower young people in activism and advocacy through arts education and performance. Our core programs are a monthly open mic for young people 19 and under, seasonal workshops on a variety of creative arts and career […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Henry B. Plant Museum
Surround yourself with the lifestyle of the Gilded Age. Experience the development of Tampa in the late 19th century, the Cuban Campaign of the Spanish-American War, and the vision of steamship and railroad magnate Henry Plant.  Whether you are an educator; program coordinator for a camp, club organization, or after-school program; researcher; adult, or youth, […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
Zoom
New virtual Native American storytelling and culture program: Walker Between Worlds in both Livestream on Zoom or Google Meeting, and pre-recorded formats. The pre-recorded format includes a live talkback session after and between stories. Study guides are available. Growing up with an international background inspired Leland to create programs that have been hailed by presenters […]
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October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023
The Ceramic Garden
The Ceramic Garden, Where Art is Therapy, has been a pottery painting and art studio serving Tampa Bay through our storefront and in the community since 2002. We offer art services for groups of all ages, including schools, homeschools, daycares, scouts, corporations and organizations. Our unique hands-on clay programs; hand-building, sculpture, and pottery on the […]
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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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