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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

October 25 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

October 28 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 1 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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3rd Annual Exquisite Corpse Game

November 2 @ 6–9 pm

Discover this one-of-a-kind blind collaboration between 45 talented and emerging artists. This fun and creative unveiling is when the artists and general public see the pieces come together for the first time. FREE with Museum Admission

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 4 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Catherine The Great: The Empress Who Collected

November 8 @ 10–11 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled Catherine…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 8 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Book Club at the MFA

November 9 @ 6:30–7:30 pm

Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured book will relate to the MFA’s collection or special exhibitions.   October 12: Reading George Suanders’ Lincoln in the Bardo will encourage us to explore artists…

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First Look Cantina

November 10 @ 7–11 pm

FIRST LOOK is your chance to be the very first to see this amazing exhibition before opening to the public. Your reservation includes exclusive timed access to the exhibition, Cantina Cocktail Party with a signature drink, photo opportunities and more.  May the force be with you in a galaxy not…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 11 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Star Wars™ MFA Costume Party

November 11 @ 7–11 pm
$50

Take a journey through the Star Wars™ universe with your MFA Membership. Enjoy one the unique benefits of belonging to the Museum and see this once-in-a-lifetime show. Feast your eyes on the costumes of Han Solo, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and more! Don’t miss your chance to see iconic figures from…

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Hot Gatherings, Cool Conversations: Gabe Feenan

November 12 @ 3–4 pm

Gabe Feenan, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma’s resident gaffer, introduces us to his beautifully designed glass sculptures. FREE with Museum admission

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Friends of Decorative Arts: The Streamlined 30s: The Birth of American Industrial Design

November 14 @ 2–3 pm

The decorative arts – fine furniture, jewelry, ceramics, and glass – are all around us and in the Museum. FODA expands   understanding of their variety and beauty. Plus, you will make new friends at the meetings. Annual dues are $50 in addition to a minimum Dual Level Museum membership.…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 15 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Porch Party at the MFA

November 16 @ 5–7 pm

Join us on the best porch in St. Petersburg from 5 to 7 pm on the third Thursday of each month. During the warmer months of May-September, the Porch Party is held inside the Conservatory. A cash bar is available (one free drink ticket for Members) and light bites provided…

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Collectors Circle Lecture: O’Keeffe and Stieglitz – Pioneers of American Modernism

November 16 @ 6:30–7:30 pm

The outstanding Collectors Circle Lecture Series features some of the world’s foremost art historians, curators, artists, and collectors and is FREE with Museum admission. “Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it, whether they want…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 18 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 22 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 25 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

November 29 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

December 2 @ 12–2 pm

Mickett and Stackhouse are premiering their participatory installation, Irma Reflections in conjunction with their exhibition Confluence. Between October 7, 2017, the opening date of Confluence, and December 3, 2017, Mickett and Stackhouse will be in the gallery every Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 2 pm greeting people and talking with them about their experiences…

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Designing Force: A Conversation with Star Wars Production Designer Doug Chiang

December 6 @ 6:30–8:30 pm

Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer, Doug Chiang draws us in to the world of Star Wars™. Limited seating. Reception to follow. Cash bar. FREE with Museum Admission.  Program sponsored by Wayne W. and Frances Knight Parrish Estate. Register Here Mr. Chiang began his career as a stop motion…

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Hot Gatherings, Cool Conversations: Duncan McClellan

December 10 @ 3–4 pm

Hear the latest projects and updates from the team at Duncan McClellan Gallery. FREE with Museum admission.

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Friends of Decorative Arts: Threads: One Artist’s Journey

December 12 @ 2–3 pm

The decorative arts – fine furniture, jewelry, ceramics, and glass – are all around us and in the Museum. FODA expands understanding of their variety and beauty. Plus, you will make new friends at the meetings. Annual dues are $50 in addition to a minimum of a Dual Level Museum…

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Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Han-Terbury Tales

December 13 @ 10–11 am

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and delectable pastries. Today’s program is entitled Han-Terbury…

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Book Club at the MFA

December 14 @ 6:30–7:30 pm

Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured book will relate to the MFA’s collection or special exhibitions.   October 12: Reading George Suanders’ Lincoln in the Bardo will encourage us to explore artists…

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Porch Party at the MFA

December 21 @ 5–7 pm

Join us on the best porch in St. Petersburg from 5 to 7 pm on the third Thursday of each month. During the warmer months of May-September, the Porch Party is held inside the Conservatory. A cash bar is available (one free drink ticket for Members) and light bites provided…

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