Mission Statement


The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg engages, educates, and excites diverse communities by collecting, exhibiting, and preserving works of art for the enrichment and enjoyment of all.

(revised March 2024)


The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida is the cultural leader of our community. Our comprehensive collection, exhibitions, and programs celebrate art and engage the diverse cultures and communities we serve.


We value:

  • Excellence and integrity in the museum’s stewardship
  • Artistic creativity and cultural diversity
  • Education and engagement
  • Commitment and support of our community
  • Accessibility and inclusiveness
  • Best practices as an organization