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Greetings from Tampa Bay

Front Porch: Museum of Fine Arts

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...

Free

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Living in Downtown St. Petersburg

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Nan Colton as Mrs. Tidbit 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....

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Under the Palmetto Leaves

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Nan Colton as Harriet Beecher Stowe Nan Colton, playing Harriet Beecher Stowe, begins her performance at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs on Friday, March 19, 2010. Colton put on a show aimed at education and entertainment to a crowd of literature and history buffs. The event was sponsored...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Clash of Cultures: Spaniards to Pinellas County

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Nan Colton as Moving Clouds 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....

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...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Meeting Monet

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Nan Colton in Meeting Monet 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....

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: An Intellectual Affair

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Nan Colton as Mary Cassatt 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....

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

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Le Brun: Portrait of a Portrait Painter (RESCHEDULED – September 27th)

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton on Wednesday, September 13 has been rescheduled to September 27th.  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...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Le Brun: Portrait of a Portrait Painter

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton on Wednesday, September 27 was originally scheduled on September 13th, but moved due to Hurricane Irma.  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...

Recurring

Mickett-Stackhouse: Irma Reflections

Collection Galleries: Museum of Fine Arts

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...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Woman Sitting

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Woman...

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

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Nan Colton as Catherine the Great 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...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Han-Terbury Tales

Nan Colton in Han-Terbury Tales 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....

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: All Dressed Up

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 All...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Telling Tales

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Telling...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Florida Gardens

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Florida...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Setting The Table

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Setting...

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...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Finding Your Voice

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Finding...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: The Muse of History

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 The...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Designing Architecture

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Designing...

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...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: All About Focus

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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. Refreshments are served at 10am,...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: My Backyard

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 My...

Zombie Thriller Rehearsals

Museum of Fine Arts - Conservatory

Join the MFA staff and folks from Thrill St. Pete as we learn the fancy footwork featured in Michael Jackson's Zombie Thriller dance - and get ready for a performance on Oct. 24th! Rehearsals, led by Jesse Miller, take place every Thursday evening from 6-7:30 pm. Dancers admitted free to...

Stories, Poetry and Motion (A Story Days Performance)

Museum of Fine Arts - Conservatory

  The 5th annual Story Days festival returns with Stories, Poetry and Motion, featuring performances by poet Gloria Muňoz and dancers Kellie Harmon and Crystal DelGiudice. Helen Hansen French will premiere a new dance based upon Refuge, the powerful story of St. Pete resident Jasmina Kuljanac, as scripted by Lillian...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: A Master Image-Maker

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 A...

DANCE: Air-Earth-Fire-Water

Presented by St. Petersburg Festival of the Arts - SPF18  Artists explore the elements through movement in this joyous work. Created by playwright Sheila Cowley, dancer/choreographer Helen Hansen French, co-choreographer Paula Kramer, actors Eugenie Bondurant and Ned Averill-Snell , viola player A.J. Vaughan and dancers Erin Cardinal, Brian Fidalgo and...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Conceptualizing Cindy

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 Conceptualizing...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: A Self-Portrait

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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 A...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Drawn to Beauty

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA's ever popular 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: Drawn to...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Fairyland Lustre

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA's ever popular 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: Fairyland Lustre....

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Some of These Days

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA's ever popular 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: Some of...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: A Feast for the Eyes

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: A Feast for...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Berthe Morisot: A Mother’s Touch

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

  Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Berthe Morisot:...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Vision and Imagination

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Vision and Imagination....

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Thoroughly Modern Missy

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Thoroughly Modern Missy....

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....

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: A Victorian Woman’s Point of View

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: A Victorian Woman's...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Antioch and Ancient Greece

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Antioch and Ancient...

2nd Annual Zombie Thriller Rehearsals

Museum of Fine Arts - Conservatory

Practice your dance moves for the MFA's 2nd Annual Zombie Thriller Dance.  Rehearsals begin September 12 at the MFA, and will take place every Thursday evening from 6:30-830 pm until October 17. No zombie or dance experience required! All ages and dance/zombie abilities are invited. Rehearsals will be led by...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Agatha Christie

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Agatha Christie. Imaginative...

2nd Annual Zombie Thriller Rehearsals

Museum of Fine Arts - Conservatory

Practice your dance moves for the mfa's 2nd annual zombie thriller dance Rehearsals begin September 12 at the MFA, and will take place every Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30 pm until October 17. No zombie or dance experience required! At each rehearsal, let by St Pete's finest zombie choreographers, we'll provide...

2nd Annual Zombie Thriller Rehearsals

Museum of Fine Arts - Conservatory

Practice your dance moves for the mfa's 2nd annual zombie thriller dance Rehearsals begin September 12 at the MFA, and will take place every Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30 pm until October 17. No zombie or dance experience required! At each rehearsal, let by St Pete's finest zombie choreographers, we'll provide...

Coffee Talk with Nan Colton: Crystal Moments

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Crystal Moments. Sit...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Elisabeth Vigee-LeBrun

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.  Vigee-LeBrun's...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Explore the Vaults: Visions of France

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Connect with the Arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Explore the...

Cinema at the MFA: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Narrated by Tilda Swinton, this film was made in conjunction with the exhibition Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music. The impresario Serge Diaghilev was the creator and driving force of the Ballets Russes. He persuaded, cajoled, and charmed the greatest talents of the early twentieth...

Party of the Strange

Museum of Fine Arts - Marly Room

Party of the Strange: A celebration of the dramatic! 6:46 pm - 9:16 pm Marly Room and Gardens The Margaret Acheson Stuart Society has a one-of-a-kind party planned in celebration of the MFA exhibition,  Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney.  ANYTHING can happen at this party — unlike any...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Dora Maar – Picasso, the Drama and the Tears

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: DORA MAAR...

Cinema at the MFA presents: Make More Noise!

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

This selection of silent films from the BFI National Archive shows how suffragettes were portrayed on the cinema screen while their battles were still being waged on the streets outside. The suffragettes’ tactic was to stand up at every public event and cry 'votes for women!' As leader Emmeline Pankhurst...

Live Sketching with The Sarasota Ballet’s Margaret Barbieri Conservatory

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

The MFA and ballet students from The Sarasota Ballet Conservatory invite artists to our Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney exhibition to explore live drawing and the different skills required to capture the moving body. We'll have sketch pads and pencils available, or bring your own for a drawing...

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...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Catherine the Great – Theater Arts and Authority

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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 The...

CANCELED Andrea Assaf Residency: Scheherazade to Salome

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Live Writing Installation & Performance: Scheherazade to Salome April 1-9, 2020 As part of Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney, poet and theatre-maker Andrea Assaf will be in residence, creating new work that responds to pieces in the exhibit. How does a contemporary Arab American woman artist encounter Leon...

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 Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Sarah Bernhardt – The Art of the Theater

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Sarah Bernhardt...

CANCELED Andrea Assaf Final Performance: Scheherazade to Salome

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Live Writing Installation & Performance: Scheherazade to Salome April 1-9, 2020 As part of Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney, poet and theater-maker Andrea Assaf will be in residence, creating new work that responds to pieces in the exhibit. How does a contemporary Arab American woman artist encounter Leon...

CANCELED Cinema at the MFA presents: Make More Noise!

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

This selection of silent films from the BFI National Archive shows how suffragettes were portrayed on the cinema screen while their battles were still being waged on the streets outside. The suffragettes’ tactic was to stand up at every public event and cry 'votes for women!' As leader Emmeline Pankhurst...

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 Cinema at the MFA: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Narrated by Tilda Swinton, this film was made in conjunction with the exhibition Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music. The impresario Serge Diaghilev was the creator and driving force of the Ballets Russes. He persuaded, cajoled, and charmed the greatest talents of the early twentieth...

CANCELED Live Sketching with The Sarasota Ballet’s Margaret Barbieri Conservatory

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

The MFA and ballet students from the Sarasota Ballet Conservatory invite artists to our Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney exhibition to explore live drawing and the different skills required to capture the moving body. We'll have sketch pads and pencils available, or bring your own for a drawing...

CANCELED Process is Product with Open/Space Collective

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Process is Product is a multi-tiered creative project involving 4 dancers/performance artists from across a diverse spectrum of age, race, gender, and (dis) abilities, who will work together, improvising and thinking about improvisation in relation to performance in a museum setting. This project takes its inspiration from the ballet Jeux...

CANCELED Process is Product with Open/Space Collective: Final Performance

Hazel Hough Wing: Museum of Fine Arts

Process is Product is a multi-tiered creative project involving 4 dancers/performance artists from across a diverse spectrum of age, race, gender, and (dis) abilities, who will work together, improvising and thinking about improvisation in relation to performance in a museum setting. This project takes its inspiration from the ballet Jeux...

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 Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun. ...

CANCELED – Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Julia Margaret Cameron – It’s My Birthday

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular 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: Julia Margaret...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Berthe Morisot – Giving Thanks

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA and presented via Zoom. After the performance, there will be...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Let it Snow

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA and presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Early History of the MFA

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. The MFA’s ever popular artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA, and Presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Georgia O’Keeffe – An American Icon

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. With her popular performances, Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA, and presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and a...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Berenice Abbott – Photography Helps People See

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA, and presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and a morning snack, and enjoy...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Marguerite Thompson Zorach – Wash Day

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA, and presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and a morning snack, and enjoy...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Clio, The Muse of History – Ancient Mythology

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA, and presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and a morning snack, and enjoy...

Coffee Talks with Nan Colton: Julia Margaret Cameron – In Focus

Online via Zoom

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure in a 30-minute presentation filmed live from the MFA, and presented via Zoom. Grab a cup of coffee and a morning snack, and enjoy...