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Youth & Family Programs

Visual Metaphor: High School Student Exhibition

March 25 @ 10 am–5 pm

“A visual metaphor is the representation of a person, place, thing, or idea by means of a visual image that suggests a particular association or point of similarity.” This audience favorite spotlights work by many of the most talented high school students in Pinellas County Schools. Their teachers select the…

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Drumming at the MFA

March 25 @ 10:30–11:30 am
$5

Explore the many cultures represented in the Museum collection by experiencing them to a rhythmic beat. Feel your musical and artistic momentum grow while you drum out rhythms and use other percussion instruments to bring art alive. No prior experience is necessary. Just come and have fun. Adults and families…

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The Stuart Society: Art in Bloom 2017

March 30 @ 10 am–5 pm

Art in Bloom celebrates the 20th Anniversary! A grand Spring tradition, Art in Bloom presents more than 40 floral interpretations of works in the Museum’s collection. Designs are created by professional florists, talented hobbyists, and members of The Stuart Society. “The Art of Entertaining”, featuring James Farmer, floral artiste, gardening…

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The Stuart Society: Art in Bloom 2017

March 30 @ 6:30–8:30 pm

Art in Bloom celebrates the 20th Anniversary! A grand Spring tradition, Art in Bloom presents more than 40 floral interpretations of works in the Museum’s collection. Designs are created by professional florists, talented hobbyists, and members of The Stuart Society. “The Art of Entertaining”, featuring James Farmer, floral artiste, gardening…

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The Stuart Society: Art in Bloom 2017

March 31 @ 11:30 am–1:30 pm

Art in Bloom celebrates the 20th Anniversary! A grand Spring tradition, Art in Bloom presents more than 40 floral interpretations of works in the Museum’s collection. Designs are created by professional florists, talented hobbyists, and members of The Stuart Society. “The Art of Entertaining”, featuring James Farmer, floral artiste, gardening…

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The Stuart Society: Art in Bloom 2017

April 1 @ 10 am–5 pm

Art in Bloom celebrates the 20th Anniversary! A grand Spring tradition, Art in Bloom presents more than 40 floral interpretations of works in the Museum’s collection. Designs are created by professional florists, talented hobbyists, and members of The Stuart Society. “The Art of Entertaining”, featuring James Farmer, floral artiste, gardening…

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Make & Take Saturdays

April 1 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included.  In celebration of Art in Bloom 2017 and the season, today you can create your own springtime mask. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third…

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Orchid Lei-Making Class

April 1 @ 11 am–12 pm

  Lei, strung flower garlands, are synonymous with Hawaiʽi.The MFA, in honor of Art in Bloom, invites you to join us in learning how to make your very own orchid lei. You will learn how to string a lei in the kui (sewing) style to adorn yourself or a loved…

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Greetings from Tampa Bay

April 1 @ 1–4 pm
Free

Greetings from Tampa Bay: A Project by Sheryl Oring for the Tampa International Airport. Artist Sheryl Oring invites Tampa Bay residents to share stories about their cities during an interactive performance called “Greetings From Tampa Bay.” The stories will be typed up on a manual typewriter and later integrated into…

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The Stuart Society: Art in Bloom 2017

April 2 @ 12–5 pm

Art in Bloom celebrates the 20th Anniversary! A grand Spring tradition, Art in Bloom presents more than 40 floral interpretations of works in the Museum’s collection. Designs are created by professional florists, talented hobbyists, and members of The Stuart Society. “The Art of Entertaining”, featuring James Farmer, floral artiste, gardening…

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The Stuart Society: Art in Bloom 2017

April 3 @ 10 am–5 pm

Art in Bloom celebrates the 20th Anniversary! A grand Spring tradition, Art in Bloom presents more than 40 floral interpretations of works in the Museum’s collection. Designs are created by professional florists, talented hobbyists, and members of The Stuart Society. “The Art of Entertaining”, featuring James Farmer, floral artiste, gardening…

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Make & Take Saturdays

April 15 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. In celebration of Art in Bloom 2017 and the season, today you can create your own springtime mask. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third…

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10th Annual Painting in the Park

April 30 @ 12–4 pm
Free

The Museum of Fine Arts presents the annual Painting in the Park event at the MFA on the north lawn from noon to 4 pm.  Mark your calendars now for this free family-friendly event. Enjoy giant paintings, kite making & flying, painting on the NOMAD Art Bus and more! Eco-friendly food…

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Make & Take Saturdays

May 6 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. A picture is worth a thousand words. Today you can make your own pop-up book to take through the galleries and write about what you see. Details for each program will be posted as…

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Make & Take Saturdays

May 20 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. A picture is worth a thousand words.  Today you will make your own pop-up book and take it into the galleries and write about what you see. Details for each program will be posted…

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Make & Take Saturdays

June 3 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. In “Hooked on Art,” transform the materials provided into a “fishing pole” to capture what inspires you. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of…

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Make & Take Saturdays

June 17 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included.  In “Hooked on Art,” transform the materials provided into a “fishing pole” to capture what inspires you. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday…

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Make & Take Saturdays

July 1 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Make & Take Saturdays

July 15 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Marine Science Yoga Art Camp

July 24 @ 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This unique camp is led by certified children’s yoga teacher and marine scientist Katie Toth and features daily yoga classes, marine science instruction, and art projects from July 24-28 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. A different theme of marine ecology, conservation, and community service will highlight each day. For…

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Make & Take Saturdays

August 5 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Make & Take Saturdays

August 19 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Kidding Around Yoga

September 2 @ 10–11 am
$5

The Kidding Around Yoga system utilizes the yoga poses or asanas creatively tucked into: partner yoga, games and activities, original music, stories and more.  The class is specifically designed for kids – families welcome.  Practicing yoga with everyone in the family, and especially children, creates a special bond. Join us…

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Make & Take Saturdays

September 2 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Make & Take Saturdays

September 16 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Kidding Around Yoga

October 7 @ 10–11 am
$5

The Kidding Around Yoga system utilizes the yoga poses or asanas creatively tucked into: partner yoga, games and activities, original music, stories and more.  The class is specifically designed for kids – families welcome.  Practicing yoga with everyone in the family, and especially children, creates a special bond. Join us…

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Make & Take Saturdays

October 7 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Make & Take Saturdays

October 21 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Kidding Around Yoga

November 4 @ 10–11 am
$5

The Kidding Around Yoga system utilizes the yoga poses or asanas creatively tucked into: partner yoga, games and activities, original music, stories and more.  The class is specifically designed for kids – families welcome.  Practicing yoga with everyone in the family, and especially children, creates a special bond. Join us…

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Make & Take Saturdays

November 4 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Make & Take Saturdays

November 18 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Kidding Around Yoga

December 2 @ 10–11 am
$5

The Kidding Around Yoga system utilizes the yoga poses or asanas creatively tucked into: partner yoga, games and activities, original music, stories and more.  The class is specifically designed for kids – families welcome.  Practicing yoga with everyone in the family, and especially children, creates a special bond. Join us…

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Make & Take Saturdays

December 2 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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Make & Take Saturdays

December 16 @ 11 am–2 pm
Free

Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available. First and Third Saturday of the Month FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary Recommended for ages five and older, but…

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