Weekend at Museum of Fine Arts

This weekend at the Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg includes activities made for the entire family to enjoy.  From family-friendly fun to fascinating lectures, we have something for everyone to experience.  Come by the MFA to discover the wonders held by art history’s open book.

Thursday, November 14

Money, Beauty, Power: The Obsessive Opulence of America’s Gilded Age

Dr. Ulysses Grant Dietz, Chief Curator Emeritus, Newark Museum will explore the opulence of the Gilded Age that Jennifer Angus evokes and reacts to
in her current special exhibition at the MFA.

Free with Museum admission.

Saturday, November 16

Explore More! Family Days at the MFA

Join us the third Saturday of every month for a special day of family fun! With arts and crafts, family tours, and other special programming, there is so much to do at the MFA. Each month will feature a different theme so your family can explore with us again and again!

This Month’s Theme: All About Insects


Friday, November 15

Bugsgiving: A Dining Experience with Ento-Cuisine Chef Joseph Yoon of Brooklyn Bugs 

Yoon will present a tasting menu of 10 dishes where insects will be cooked into a dish, featured as the main ingredient or applied in a variety of other ways. The “ento-cuisine” will be complemented by an adventurous cocktail menu.


Saturday, November 16

Lecture with Artist Jennifer Angus 

Jennifer Angus is a professor of textile design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, yet as an artist her medium is insects. Angus will discuss the mechanics and meaning of pattern and how it relates to her work and the exhibition at the MFA, ‘The Grasshopper and the Ant’ and Other Stories.

Free with Admission