St. Pete’s arts and culture roots are firmly anchored by a collection of museums and cultural attractions unique to the city, including the Salvador Dali Museum, the Chihuly Collection presented by Morean Arts Center, the Museum of Fine Arts, the St. Petersburg Museum of History, The Florida Holocaust Museum, Morean Arts Center, Florida CraftArt, Sunken Gardens, Great Explorations, and the African American Heritage Trail.
New additions to the city’s art landscape are the Museum of American Arts and Crafts Movement (opening in 2019) and the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art and the Imagine Museum, which opened in April 2018.
St. Pete is home to more than 100 independent working artists and their studios and galleries. The city offers seven distinct arts districts where artists may live, work and create, offering their unique talent to residents and visitors alike. It is no wonder that since 2010, St. Pete has been ranked Number 1 as America’s Arts Destination for mid-size cities by American Style Magazine.
At over 100 years old, Sunken Gardens is the oldest living museum in St. Petersburg and home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region. As you stroll through this four-acre sanctuary, you will be amazed at the variety and number of lush tropical flowers and plants…. over 50,000 from around the world. Cascading waterfalls, flowing ponds, exotic birds and curious flamingoes will capture and delight you. Located at 1825 4th Street, N., Sunken Gardens provides garden tours, horticultural programs, special events and field trips. It can be rented for weddings and private and corporate events. For more information on memberships, hours of operation, workshops, events and tours: Call 727.551.3102 or visit their website at www.sunkengardens.org
Estelia Loves….. Crescent Heights
Crescent Heights is a neighborhood of about 1,450 people that offers residents a suburban feel with its brick streets, hex-block sidewalks, acorn lights, and old shade trees. It has an active non-profit association that provides residents with countless opportunities to volunteer and enjoy the uniqueness of their neighborhood.
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Coming up at Crescent Heights: Halloween Block Party
5:00-7:00PM | October 26th, 2019: 7th Street between 25th and 26th Avenues. The costumes! The treats! The fire trucks! One of its popular parties with food, refreshments, games, and entertainment for kids and kids-at-heart and costume contests.