: ' art'

Celebrate Hollywood Awards Night at Tampa Theatre

  Movie lovers can bask Hollywood’s biggest night of the year with a Red Carpet Reception and VIP watch party at the 18th Annual Hollywood Awards Night at Tampa Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. The [...]

The Face of Contemporary Art

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Contemporary Art CASS CONTEMPORARY In May of 2014, Jake and Cassie Greatens opened CASS and officially put Tampa on the map as a major [...]

On Exhibit at the Tampa Museum of Art

      Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present   The exhibition currently on display at the Tampa Museum of Art was created in hopes to bring a new audience to the [...]

Masquerade-Themed Bollywood Nights 2017 Celebration

Experience the sights, sounds and textures of India at the 3rd Annual Bollywood Nights Masquerade Themed Party on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tampa Museum of Art to benefit Children Across Borders [...]

Gasparilla Fashion

Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho, It’s A Pirate’s Life For Me! The pirates are taking over Tampa in celebration of the annual Ye Mystic Krewe Gasparilla pirate parade and celebrations. METRO has found a few fashionable styles from a local boutique [...]

Calling all Art, History and Charity Lovers

  Start the weekend off right by meeting local artists and creatives and supporting the Children’s Cancer Center. The historic Santaella Studios for the Arts will be hosting the annual Open House & Art Show this [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Arts & Entertainment

  Tampa Bay Arts & Entertainment   Tampa Museum of Art Best Museum for Public Programs The Museum is dedicated to providing quality education to students and adults, with more than half of its programs offered [...]

Two New Art Leaders in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg has quite the arts scene and two important cultural influences, the Museum of Fine Arts and Florida CraftArt, each have new directors that will lead the respective destinations into the new year.     [...]

METRO PIX: Pavilion XXXI

  When: Saturday, November 5, 2016  Where: Tampa Museum of Art The theme for Pavilion XXXI was Tampa/Havana and coordinated nicely with the Tampa Museum of Art’s current exhibition, Complicated Beauty: Contemporary Cuban Art. Presented by PNC [...]

Fashion & Art: A Discussion With Norma Kamali

   Merging Fashion, Fitness and Art  Metro Exclusive Interview With Norma Kamali by Ronda M. Parag   On June 6 in New York City, Norma Kamali received the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council [...]

Fashion and Surrealism at The Dali Museum

Roy Stevens, Horst directing fashion shoot with Lisa Fonssagrives, 1949.  © Condé Nast / Horst Estate     Fashion and Art Meld in the Current Exhibition on Display at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg   [...]

METRO ART: Canvassing The Bay

   By Mary Lou Janson   Large-scale paintings are popping up in unexpected places throughout Tampa Bay, creating brilliant backdrops on exterior walls, adding drama to drab parking garages and bringing original, dynamic artworks to the [...]

Exploring the Evolution of Portraiture Art

Vanni Rossi (Italian, 1894-1973) Self-Portrait Smoking (1920) Oil on canvas Collection of Robert Flynn Johnson     Contemplating Character Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud There is still time to visit the [...]

METRO PIX: Bern’s Birthday Bubble Brunch and Mural Unveiling

Muralist – Tristan Eaton, Bern’s owners – David and Christina Laxer, Epicurean Hotel General Manager – Tom Haines, PR/Event Director – Brooke Palmer Kuhl, Cass Contemporary Art owners– Cassie and Jake Greatens     On Sunday, [...]

SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE 2016

Tampa Bay Metro’s Summer Camps Guide 2016     Academy at the Lakes Academy at the Lakes offers more than 60 summer programs including academic, creative, recreation, and sports camps. Favorites include Camp Invention, Video Production, [...]

Best of Metro 2016: Arts & Entertainment

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best   Tampa Bay Arts & Entertainment       Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The exhibits are ever-changing to promote, explore and expand the [...]

CITY: Fashion + Art + Culture

  When: September 19, 2015 Where: Tampa Museum of Art     Dressed to be seen, local supporters of the Tampa Museum of Art and CITY enjoyed a fashionable evening of designs by Zang Toi. Saks [...]

A PASSION FOR ART

Maureen and Doug Cohn Support Tampa Museum of Art Maureen and Doug Cohn   Maureen and Doug Cohn are pillars within the Tampa Bay art scene, as both private collectors and supporters. The Cohn’s passion for [...]

NY FASHION DESIGNER HITS TAMPA BAY

  CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture Fashion Designer Zang Toi will present a Splendor of Santorini fashion show at CITY for the Tampa Museum of Art   Fashion Designer Zang Toi, will be in Tampa and showcasing his Spring [...]

Defining Lines and Soothing Tones

The Art of Southern Comfort and Sensibility By Mary Lou Janson  |  Photography by Elias Théroux   After relocating to Tampa from Boca Raton, Mark and Renee Radi embarked on an extensive search for their new [...]

Pride & Passion 2015

  MetroLife Sponsored Event   Pride & Passion 2015 When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 Where: Tampa Museum of Art   It was a sold-out crowd of 700 people at the Tampa Museum of Art’s annual Pride [...]

Beat the Summer Heat

Two New Exhibitions At The Tampa Museum of Art Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Flowers (II.64-73?), edition ?, 1970 Screenprint 38 1/8 x 38 1/8 in. 2006.161 Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer © 2015 The Andy Warhol [...]

YES & NO

  Yes & No, by Kirk Ke Wang opens Friday, February 20 at CASS Contemporary from 7 – 9 PM. Appetizers by Datz, wine by Cru Cellars, and valet provided.     Explore paintings, photographs, and installations [...]

Straz Center Previews Broadway Series

    Filled with hits for all ages, The Straz Center offers eight shows as part of the Bank of America Best of Broadway season. Lion King returns to wow audiences, along with Tony Award winners [...]

Best of Arts & Entertainment

best of tampa bay the bay’s best     Arts & Entertainment     Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The shimmering aluminum exterior and LED light installation, serves as the cornerstone of Tampa’s [...]

Pride & Passion 2014

  When: May 17, 2014 Where: Tampa Museum of Art               Pride & Passion is the official kick-off to Gay Pride month celebrations across Tampa Bay. This year, over 800 [...]

Collaboration Between Museums

    My Generation: Young Chinese Artists  Local museums often work together to raise the cultural awareness and bring art to the community. For the first time, The Museum of Fine Arts Director, Kent Lydecker, and [...]