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Marly Music: Trio Solisti

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

Maria Bachmann, violin Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello Adam Neiman, piano Trio Solisti, a “trio of soloists,” has forged its reputation as “the most exciting piano trio in America” (The New Yorker) with a performance style that combines exceptional virtuosity with penetrating musical insight. Possessing a repertoire that encompasses most of...

8th Annual Fireworks Buffet

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

The MFA Café presents the 8th Annual Fireworks Buffet on Saturday, July 4, 2015! Art, food, fireworks, and entertainment featuring the Applebutter Express band. Cost: $39.00 Museum members, $46.00 Non-museum members, $17.00 children under twelve Menu: Mains Hickory smoked chicken quarters with Carolina bbq sauce Slow roasted pulled pork with...

Marly Music: La Catrina Quartet

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

Daniel Vega-Albel, violin Roberta Arruda, violin Jorge Martinez-Rios, viola Jorge Espinoza, cello The Quartet is known for performing works by Latin American and Spanish composers and new music, as well as the standard repertoire. Keith Robinson, cellist with the Miami String Quartet, has praised La Catrina as “among the most...

Marly Music: Brass Roots Trio

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

Rosetta Senkus Bacon, piano Douglas Lundeen French horn Travis Heath, trumpet One of the most unique and engaging ensembles in the country, the Brass Roots Trio produces symphonic sounds that can turn into sultry jazz, fiery tangos, even moving spirituals. French horn player Douglas Lundeen, who began his training in...

Marly Music: Stephen Prutsman

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

Stephen Prutsman, piano Moving easily from classical to jazz to world music as pianist, composer and curator, Stephen continues to explore and seek common ground in music of all cultures and languages. In his early twenties Stephen was the keyboard player for several art rock ensembles and worked as a...

From Michelangelo to Miles: A Music & Art Appreciation Series

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

From Michelangelo to Miles: A Music & Art Appreciation Series Instructors: Sally and Katherine Robinson of the Drum Connection Wednesdays, August 19 and 26 and September 2, 16, and 23 Enjoy refreshments at 10am, with the workshops beginning at 10:30am $55 members, $80 nonmembers To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE. Due...

Marly Music: Pulse Chamber

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

Margaret Donaghue Flavin, clarinet/recorders Scott Flavin, violin/viola/baroque violin Marina Radiushina, piano This exceptional trio, combining traditional and contemporary music, has drawn enthusiastic audiences and outstanding reviews at New York’s Carnegie Hall; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; Boston Symphony Hall; and Harvard University. The musicians—pianist Marina Radiushina, clarinetist Margaret Donaghue...

Chorus Angelorum: Winter Concert

Portrait of Augustus, First Emperor of Rome

Chorus Angelorum: Winter Concert Directed by Rick Smith and P. Michael Davis Chorus Angelorum is a premier a cappella vocal ensemble of male and female voices, formed in 2001 for the purpose of offering exceptional performances of vocal music throughout the Tampa Bay area.  This seasonal appearance is by special arrangement...

Marly Music 2016: The Fred Moyer Jazz Trio

Frederick Moyer, piano, Peter Tillotson, bass, and Bob Savine, drums. Fred Moyer and friends perform their own arrangements and improvisations of standards from the Great American Songbook, as well as music by jazz trios led by Erroll Garner, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Chick Corea, and other giants. To purchase tickets,...

Guitar Festival: Michael Chapdelaine

Michael Chapdelaine Michael Chapdelaine continues to win over music-lovers around the world with his superlative technique, his expressiveness, and his versatility as a soloist, composer, and arranger/producer. He is equally at home in New York's Lincoln Center and Austin's famous Cactus Café and equally adept at Bach, country, R&B, and...

Drumming

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Forensic Lutherie: Behind the Scenes of Historical Guitar Restoration

Jeffrey R. Elliott One of our country's most accomplished guitar makers and restorers, Jeffrey Elliott will discuss "Forensic Lutherie: Behind the Scenes of Historical Guitar Restoration." Lutherie refers to the crafting of stringed instruments, including the guitar. His lecture will focus on the restoration of two famous classical guitars, an...

Guitar Festival: Jason Vieaux – SOLD OUT!

Jason Vieaux National Public Radio (NPR) describes Jason Vieaux as "perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation,"  and Gramophone magazine places him "among the elite of today's classical guitarists."  His most recent solo album, Play, won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo, and...

Guitar Festival: Adam Holzman

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Adam Holzman For more than 20 years, Adam Holzman has been at the forefront of a generation of guitarists.  The New York Times has praised his playing as "polished and quite dazzling," and the Toronto Star has called him "masterful."  He has performed in musical centers internationally and was one...

Guitar Festival: Jérémy Jouve

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Jérémy Jouve At the age of 10, Mr. Jouve performed a Vivaldi concerto with the Orchestre de Chambéry in his native France and had his first European tour at 16.  He has gone on to win major competitions and rave reviews.  He has been featured on the cover of Classical...

Lecture on the Art of the Classical Guitar

Bayview Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Lecture on The Art of the Classical Guitar by David Collett, President of Guitar Salon International Mr. Collett will offer a survey of the development, cultural personality, musical qualities, and audience appeal of the guitar. He will include stories about guitar-builders,world-class performers, and their interaction and will also highlight the design...

Guitar Festival: Andrew York

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Andrew York In Andrew York's concerts, the theater becomes a living room, and the musical conversation begins with the first note. He has a worldwide following and has toured Japan 12 times. He won a Grammy Award as a member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet during his 16 years...

$10

Music in the Marly: Ayako Yoshida, violin

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Ayako Yoshida Ayako Yoshida picked up the violin at the age of two and has not stopped since. Critics call her “unforgettable,” “gripping,” “absolutely radiant,” and “a risk-taker.” Ms. Yoshida made her U.S. concerto debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, going on to play with London’s...

$20

Music in the Marly: Clancy Newman, cello

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Clancy Newman Clancy Newman took to the cello at six and won a gold medal in his first competition at 12. He has added first prizes in the Walter W. Naumburg International Competition, The Juilliard School Cello Competition, the National Federation of Music Clubs Competition, and the Astral Artists National...

Simmer and Sift: June – Sept

Feast on culinary masterpieces in a one-hour demonstration designed by local chefs of St. Petersburg’s burgeoning food scene. Each program features tastings, a signature drink, and concludes with a musical performance in the Museum’s Marly Room. Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Jeffrey Jew, Executive Chef overseeing culinary development and design for 2BHospitality, which includes Bella Brava and...

Drumming

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Music in the Marly: Merling Trio & Friends

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Merling Trio and Friends The Merling Trio—violinist Renata Artman Knific, cellist Bruce Uchimura, and pianist Susan Wiersma Uchimura—is one of our premier chamber music ensembles. The Cleveland Plain Dealer wrote that “the players shaped a grand interpretation, fluent in rhythm and rich in romantic feeling,” and London’s Musical Opinion declared...

Drumming

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Simmer and Sift: July – Sept

Feast on culinary masterpieces in a one-hour demonstration designed by local chefs of St. Petersburg’s burgeoning food scene. Each program features tastings, a signature drink, and concludes with a musical performance in the Museum’s Marly Room. Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Kelly Debor, Managing Partner & Pastry Chef, Slate Door Brew Special performance by  The Johnny...

Music in the Marly: Christopher Johnson, Piano

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Christopher Johnson Christopher Johnson, piano Dr. Christopher Johnson returns “home” for this special Marly Music concert. Though born in New Jersey, he completed early studies in Pinellas County with Angela Baptiste, who coached him on his first competitions. He has more than fulfilled his early promise. He was the first...

Drumming

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Music in the Marly: Rachel Kudo, piano, Brandon Ridenour, trumpet

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Rachel Kudo Rachel Kudo, piano Brandon Ridenour, trumpet Rachel Kudo has been hailed for her “stunning virtuosity” and “miracle of flawless technique and expressive versatility.” She made her orchestral debut with the Chicago and Fort Worth Symphonies at 16 and has since concertized around the globe. Highlights include recitals at...

Simmer & Sift: Aug – Sept

PORTSPACE 3007 BEACH BLVD. S. , Gulfport, FL

Feast on culinary masterpieces in a one-hour demonstration designed by local chefs of St. Petersburg’s burgeoning food scene. Each program features tastings, a signature drink, and concludes with a musical performance in the Museum’s Marly Room. Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Jeffrey Hileman, Executive Chef at FarmTable Kitchen and LOCALE Market...

Music in the Marly: The Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet

PORTSPACE 3007 BEACH BLVD. S. , Gulfport, FL

Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet The Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet This quintet has won over audiences for more than 35 years. These talented musicians—trumpets Robert Smith and Kenneth Brown, horn Andrew Karr, trombone Dwight Decker, and tuba William Mickelsen—are veteran members of The Florida Orchestra and have enriched our cultural life...

SPFestival 2016

SPF 16 - St. Pete Festival - is upon us!  Check out the list of things to do in September in St. Petersburg beginning with the SHINE Mural Festival, which runs from September 1-10.  Each week there is a different focus on the arts in downtown St. Petersburg and there is...

Simmer & Sift: Sept

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Feast on culinary masterpieces in a one-hour demonstration designed by local chefs of St. Petersburg’s burgeoning food scene. This final program in our series features tastings, a signature drink, and concludes with a musical performance in the Museum’s Marly Room. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Matthew Rainey, Executive Chef at Rococo...

Arts Alive Day at the MFA

PORTSPACE 3007 BEACH BLVD. S. , Gulfport, FL

St. Petersburg will be shining the spotlight on its vibrant arts and cultural scene with a one-day celebration of the arts, the annual ArtsAlive 2016 Free Museum Day on Saturday, September 24. The MFA is also a partner with the Smithsonian on this same day, which is called Museum Day...

Free

Whispering Pines 10: An Opera by Shana Moulton and Nick Hallett

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Shana Moulton, Whispering Pines 4, 2007, video still This live music and performance event features Shana Moulton’s alter ego Cynthia in the one-act opera Whispering Pines 10 (2010) and vocalist Susan Hellman Spatafora. Throughout the Whispering Pines series, begun in 2002 and ongoing, we see Cynthia grappling with various maladies, seeking out remedies in the...

Drumming

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Drumming

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Exquisite Corpse International 2016

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Exquisite Corpse from 2015. Exquisite Corpse International's first unveiling was on November 12, 2015 at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. A night that will remain in many minds and hearts as a magical inspiring night . Thirty-One (31) talented artists participated in a one of a kind mixed...

$5

Drumming at the MFA on Family Day

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Our America: Family Day

Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory: Museum of Fine Arts

Experience the food, musical, and artistic traditions of the three largest Latino cultures represented in Our America: Mexican-American, Puerto Rican, and Cuban-American. Hands-on activities, live music, and food to buy and samples will be part of this vibrant day for people of all ages. The events and activities happening on...

Chorus Angelorum: Winter Concert

Chorus Angelorum is a premier a cappella vocal ensemble of male and female voices, formed in 2001 for the purpose of offering exceptional performances of vocal music throughout the Tampa Bay area. This seasonal appearance is by special arrangement for the Museum of Fine Arts. As an ensemble originally dedicated...

DTSP Cinema Series: Movies on the MFA Lawn

North Lawn, Museum of Fine Arts

CinemaSquatch, Sunscreen Film Festival and indyoh present the DTSP (Downtown St. Petersburg) Cinema Series. Several of these films will take place on the North Lawn at the MFA and are as follows for the Fall and Winter season: December 11 - "Christmas Double Feature" - "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"...

Friends of Photography: Pick-a-Pic

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Join the Museum of Fine Arts Friends of Photography for an afternoon of history-making as we PICK a new PIC (photograph) to be added to the MFA collection. Listen to live music, munch away on savory hors d’oeuvres, drink our signature libation, win door prizes and vote for your favorite photo....

Mornings with the Maestro: Love Potion Number Nine

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Mornings with the Maestro returns to the MFA this season and the schedule is listed below.  You can purchase advance tickets through the St. Petersburg Opera Company by clicking HERE. Here’s the rest of the schedule for Mornings with the Maestro at the MFA: Jan. 13, 2017 at 11am - Preview...

Drumming at the MFA

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Drumming at the MFA

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Drumming at the MFA

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Drumming at the MFA

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Second and fourth...

$5

Drumming at the MFA

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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...

$5

Collectors Circle Gala: Flying Down to Rio

Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory: Museum of Fine Arts

Have you been to Rio lately?  How about "Flying Down to Rio" at the MFA? This gala event will be held on Friday, April 21 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory and the Marly Room.  Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, gourmet seated dinner, champagne, select wines, music, and dancing...

$250

Music in the Marly: Richard Dowling, piano

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Photo by Peter Schaff. Dowling’s charismatic and elegant style of pianism specializes in the works of Chopin, Gershwin, American ragtime and French Impressionism.  He has been hailed by The New York Times as an “especially impressive fine young pianist” who appears in orchestral and solo performances throughout the world. His...

4th of July at the MFA

Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory: Museum of Fine Arts

Join us at the MFA for the 10th Annual Fireworks Buffet featuring art, food, fireworks, and entertainment. You will have access to the MFA collection and the special exhibition galleries, an incredible buffet, music by Rebekah Pulley and the Reluctant Prophets, and fireworks over Tampa Bay. For the full menu, click...

Music in the Marly: Scott Kluksdahl, cello and Noreen Cassidy-Polera, piano

Scott Kluksdahl The highly-regarded and talented artists Scott Kluksdahl and Noreen Cassidy-Polera return to the MFA for a special collaboration. Debuting with The San Francisco Symphony, Kluksdahl has been heard since as orchestral soloist, recitalist and chamber musician in major metropolitan centers throughout the United States, Europe, Israel and Latin...

Music in the Marly: Special Performance

Special performance today by The Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival Ambassador Pianists, internationally and nationally aspiring pianists showcase their unique and distinctive talents. The Rebecca Penneys Piano  Festival brings renowned faculty to the Tampa Bay area to teach technique and musicianship in a traditional and innovative context while embracing creative and...

Music in the Marly: The Gene Knific Trio and Special Guest

Gene Knific The Gene Knific Trio with special guest, Renata Artman Knific performs today. Worldwide performer Gene Knific, described by Grammy-nominated pianist, composer, and arranger, Shelly Berg as a “multi-talented” pianist/composer “whose music fuses varied elements in fascinating and compelling ways,” will creatively engage the American song book and more in...

Stephen Prutsman presents Azure Family Concert

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Stephen Prutsman, pianist Pianist and composer, Stephen Prutsman, presents a fun, friendly and engaging 50-minute sensory-friendly performance tailored to individuals with autism spectrum disorder or related challenges and their families or caregivers. Click HERE to register for this event.    

$5

Music in the Marly: Stephen Prutsman, piano

    Stephen Prutsman Captivating pianist, composer, and curator, Stephen Prutsman returns to the MFA for an illuminating performance*.  Prutsman moves with ease from classical to jazz to world music continuing his exploration in music of all cultures and languages. Tickets: Marly Music Society Members $15; Students (with current ID)...

Music in the Marly: University of Tampa Faculty Ensemble

The University of Tampa Faculty Ensemble performs today consisting of Barbara Prescott, flute; Meg Cassell, oboe; Theodore DeCorso, clarinet; and Grigorios Zamparas , piano. Critically acclaimed musicians and faculty within the University of Tampa, Department of Music collaborate for an enchanting performance. Tickets: Marly Music Society Members $15; Students (with current ID) $15; Adult (Non-Marly...

The Music of Star Wars

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Michael Francis, The Florida Orchestra's Music Director and renowned conductor, explores the iconic music of the Star Wars™ films. Hear about Francis's experiences playing bass with the London Symphony Orchestra on John William's soundtrack for Star Wars™: Attack of the Clones and how sound shapes our perception of characters, places, and things. We...

Florida Orchestra 50th Anniversary Lecture Series: A Talk with The Florida Orchestra Director Michael Francis

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

The Florida Orchestra's Music Director, Michael Francis, will discuss his background, the programming, this season, and his vision for the future of The Florida Orchestra. We expect this program to be well attended, therefore advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets are $12 per person and does NOT include access to...

The Florida Orchestra 50th Anniversary Lecture Series: Orchestra 101

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Learn how an orchestra performance comes together, from the initial planning to the execution of the concert. Part of the discussion will also explore the financial model, and the importance of community support and enthusiasm at all levels. The MFA is proud to partner with the Florida Orchestra on this...

Cocktails & Collections

Membership Garden: Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts is proud to present a new monthly event: Cocktails & Collections. The third Thursday of each month, this new evolution of the Porch Party will combine the social interactions of the former event but bring guests into the Museum garden and galleries. Plans include live...

Jazz Brunch: Nate Najar with Joe Porter

Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory: Museum of Fine Arts

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...

Marly Music: Trio Solisti

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Labeled "the most exciting piano trio in America" by The New Yorker, Trio Solisti returns to the MFA to present a dynamic performance. Highlights of the 2017-2018 season include a performance of Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the Wisconsin Philharmonic and conductor Alexander Platt, and appearances at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival. Tickets...

Marly Music: The James Suggs Quartet

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Suggs began playing the trumpet at age 9.  At 16, he started performing professionally and toured the US and Europe with the Continental Singers.  He has shared the stage with such artists as Kenny Burrell, Robin Eubanks, Dick Hyman, Sean Jones, Chuck Mangione, Maria Schneider, and Frankie Avalon.  In 2015,...

Marly Music: Christopher Johnson

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Winning high critical acclaim, pianist Christopher Johnson has given 18 annual solo recitals at the Bar Harbor Music Festival in Maine and has made his 10th appearance at the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum.  He performed the Horowitz/Sousa "Stars and Stripes Forever" in Washington, D.C. at the 2001 Presidential All-Star Gala...

Marly Music: Claire Huangci

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

"It is my intention to make music that stays in one’s memory not just because I had quick fingers but because it was so moving." - Claire Huangci Claire Huangci began her international career at the age of nine with grants, concert performances and prizes, becoming the youngest participant to receive...

Bourbon, Jazz, and Herb

Membership Garden: Museum of Fine Arts

Join the Friends of Photography for this celebration of the exhibition Can I Get a Witness: Photography by Herb Snitzer before it closes on August 5th. Listen to live jazz from James Suggs Trio, sip a signature bourbon, and rub elbows with the famed photographer himself.  Cash bar is available....

Magnetic Fields: Sonic Abstraction

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

In complement to Magnetic Fields: Expanding Abstraction 1960s to Today, which focuses on African American women’s approaches to abstract painting and sculpture, the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg is thrilled to be working with composer Elizabeth A. Baker to present an afternoon of abstract sonic experiences by African American...

Marly Music: Kristin Lee

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Kristin Lee has appeared as soloist with leading orchestras including the Philadelphia Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, New Mexico Symphony, and many more. She has performed on the world’s finest concert stages, including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Kennedy Center, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, the Metropolitan...

Marly Music: Wayne Bethanis

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Wayne Bethanis is a best-selling, award winning pianist, a television and radio host of his own show, the Wayne Zone, which is broadcast worldwide, and a popular expert on music, having a PhD in Music. As a lecturer and teacher, Dr. Wayne Bethanis has published several articles on the arts,...

Deck the Great Hall – Holiday Open House

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

The Museum of Fine Arts traditionally celebrates the season with a holiday tree placed in the MFA's Great Hall. This year we begin a new tradition: we have commissioned an artist to create an original, site-specific work of art for our museum’s holiday celebration. We will ring in the holidays...

Friends of Photography Presents: Pick-A-Pic

Please join the Friends of Photography for the best-ever Pick-A-Pic fundraising event. Guests will view three photographs by California artist Sam Contis, listen to this exciting emerging artist talk about her work, and then vote on which piece will join the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts. Be...

Marly Music: Yael Weiss – 32 Bright Clouds

A captivating presence on the concert scene, award-winning Israeli-American pianist Yael Weiss has been hailed by many of today's greatest musicians and critics for visionary interpretations of surpassing depth, immediacy and communicative power. Following a recent recital, the Washington Post portrayed her as "a pianist who delves deeply and tellingly...

Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Please join the MFA in welcoming the renowned young artists selected to participate in the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, hailed by International Piano Magazine (2019) as "part of this summer's top crop of international music festivals."   Free with Museum Admission

SOLD OUT – Marly Music: Erik and Martin Demaine accompanied by John C. O’Leary III

This event has sold out.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone during this special performance! The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg and the MFA’s Marly Music Society presents Above the Fold origami artists and mathematicians Erik and Martin Demaine accompanied by acclaimed jazz pianist and neuroscientist John C....

Opera Through the Ages

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

St. Pete Opera celebrates opera through the ages in this 50-minute program featuring three voice types (soprano, mezzo and tenor). Performing pieces featured in Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney, Opera Through The Ages spans nearly 200 years of opera, touching upon themes and styles beloved by audiences around...

Ashley Thunder: Opera in the Gallery

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Come enjoy a vocal and visual avant-garde experience inside the special exhibition, Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney! Enjoy the clash of natural elegance and female rebellion, with selections from French and Russian composers. Featuring two great area musicians: operatic talent Ashley Thunder and piano virtuoso Violet Mandese! A...

Opera Through the Ages

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

St. Pete Opera celebrates opera through the ages in this 50-minute program featuring three voice types (soprano, mezzo and tenor). Performing pieces featured in Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney, Opera Through The Ages spans nearly 200 years of opera, touching upon themes and styles beloved by audiences around...

CANCELED Ashley Thunder: Opera in the Gallery

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Come enjoy a vocal and visual avant-garde experience inside the special exhibition, Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney! Enjoy the clash of natural elegance and female rebellion, with selections from French and Russian composers. Featuring two great area musicians: operatic talent Ashley Thunder and piano virtuoso Violet Mandese! A...

CANCELED Pinellas County Center for the Arts Performs: Putting it Together

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney is inspired largely by the spirit of collaboration. Collaboration is the backbone of the program at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School. Students in the highly acclaimed arts magnet come together on the museum stage to create pieces...

CANCELED Ashley Thunder: Opera in the Gallery

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Come enjoy a vocal and visual avant-garde experience inside the special exhibition, Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney! Enjoy the clash of natural elegance and female rebellion, with selections from French and Russian composers. Featuring two great area musicians: operatic talent Ashley Thunder and piano virtuoso Violet Mandese! A...

Smartly Dressed Fashion Show: Glamour in the Galleries (Virtual)

Collection Galleries: Museum of Fine Arts

The Stuart Society's annual Smartly Dressed Fashion Show has been reimagined to showcase Glamour in the Galleries as a virtual experience! The program will include a fashion show curated by Jackie Z Style Co. featuring male and female models from our community. Enjoy music from internationally known jazz artists and...