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Field Trip: Stanton Storer’s Contemporary Collection

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a visit to the home and extensive private collection of Stanton Storer, a dedicated supporter of contemporary art in the Tampa Bay area through his Embrace the Arts Foundation. This stunning collection features works by emerging and established artists including Christian Marclay, James Rosenquist, Teresita Fernández…


11th Annual Painting in the Park

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on the North Lawn for loads of fun, family, and kid-friendly activities like kite making and flying, face painting, making gigantic works of art and more! Special guests include Nomad Art Bus. Food and Beverage available for purchase. Free for everyone!


Jazz Brunch: Nate Najar with Joe Porter

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

In celebration of Herb Snitzer’s groundbreaking portraits of jazz musicians such as Nina Simone, Miles Davis, and Louis Armstrong, some of which are on display in our Can I Get a Witness exhibition, we are honored to present guitarist Nate Najar with Joe Porter on bass. Playing in the Conservatory…


Simmer and Sift: Callaloo

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tampa native Chef Gary Moran has trained and worked in some of the best restaurants in the Northeast after training in Europe. Former Chef d’ Cuisine at the famed Tavern on the Green in New York City, he moved back to Tampa, commanding his own kitchen as the executive chef…


Simmer and Sift: Ichicoro Ane

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

St. Pete’s renowned izakaya and ramen bar offers up Japanese delicacies while pushing the boundaries of creative dining for an eager audience. Sister to the smaller Seminole Heights location, Ane is both destination and retreat, allowing diners to enjoy Spicy Crab Abura Soba, charred octopus and Mapo Tofu amidst a…


Friends of Photography presents an Evening of – Bourbon, Jazz, and Herb

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Friends of Photography for this celebration of the exhibition Can I Get a Witness: Photography by Herb Snitzer before it closes. Listen to live jazz by the divine James Suggs Trio, sip a signature bourbon, and rub elbows with the famed photographer himself. $20 for Members of Friends…


Simmer and Sift: Join the Chef/Owners of The Restorative

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dunedin’s newest entry into adventurous and innovative food featuring dishes such as tartine, burrata, black garlic, and cherry tomatoes or  a dessert comprised of lemon curd, ginger marshmallows, mint cremeux, and cucumber. Refreshingly simple food, made with the best of ingredients, The Restorative is leading the way in an area…


Simmer and Sift: Il Ritorno

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From the James Beard House to Central Ave, the lauded husband-wife team of Dave and Erica Benstock bring their modern take on Italian classics to the MFA. Chef David worked his way through the ranks at various restaurants, eventually running front line at Wolfgang Puck Spago in Colorado. A sharp…