MUSE is back! We are overjoyed to honor our artists and celebrate our City of the Arts at the fabulous Morean Center for Clay in the Warehouse Arts District of St. Petersburg on Friday, March 4, 2022. This is a welcome home event for all of us that have waited a long time to get together and you do not want to miss it!
MUSE celebrates the diversity of all the arts and culture in St. Petersburg and pays tribute to the remarkable talent and variety that can be discovered around every corner of our amazing city. Community leadership and support over the years, has helped St. Petersburg continue to grow as an international arts destination.
What has become the most talked about art party of the season (**this year happening both indoors and outdoors) is where you will enjoy spontaneous performances and vignettes featuring the best in local performing arts; gourmet delicacies and cool libations; interactive art opportunities and, of course, the celebration of the 2022 MUSE artists.
- Music from the La Lucha Band and singer Sierra Amora will make you tap your toes and want to dance (and so we shall)!
- Interactive art and art making!
- Paul Wilborn and Eugenie Bondurant will again host (yay!)
- The Morean Center for Clay’s kilns will be literally on fire!
- Special super-secret photos opportunities will be happening all night!
- And more! SPAA promises some of St. Pete's finest entertainers -- present and future.
Join us as we celebrate the following MUSE award categories:
- Carlos Culbertson (aka ZuluPainter) - Visual Arts Award that recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the visual arts which include ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, glass-blowing, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, film making and media arts.
- Matthew McGee - Performance Arts Award that recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the performance field to include music, dance, theater and/or interdisciplinary arts.
- Gloria Muñoz - Literary Arts Award that recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the written word in fiction or non-fiction, playwriting, screen writing, journalism, poetry or prose, print or digital formats.
- David and Becky Ramsey - Patrons of the Arts Award that recognizes an individual or couple who, with their time and treasure, generously support the arts.
- Chad Mize - Arts Ambassador Award that recognizes beloved St. Petersburg arts supporters who are stellar representatives of our City of the Arts.
- Matthew Walker founder of PixelStix - AND NEW THIS YEAR our ART AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD that recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the field of Arts and Technology which includes but not limited to digital media, integrative technologies, and immersive audience experiences.
- VIP Party tickets are $175 and include 6pm private reception, valet parking, hosted bar and a special performance at 6:30pm.
- Individual Party tickets are $150 and include two drink tickets, gourmet delicacies and all arts vignettes (party starts at 7pm).
- SPAA Arts Business Partner Member Tickets are $125 and include two drink tickets, gourmet delicacies and all arts vignettes (party starts at 7pm). Click here to become a member then return to this event to purchase your member tickets.
MUSE Awards Sponsorships! These sponsorships help the Arts Alliance facilitate the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk; coordinate the SHINE Mural Festival; publish the ArtBeat newsletter; support Arts Education in school and after school through awards and programming; raise funds for the St. Petersburg Arts Endowment and conducting education sessions for artists, non-profits and creative businesses.
Click here for full sponsorship levels & benefits or contact Terry Marks for more information at email@example.comHuge thanks to our MUSE 2022 generous sponsors! It is through their support and leadership, that the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance can continue to advance and embrace all arts in our city. We are grateful to:
- Visit St. Pete/Clearwater
- Great Bay Distributors
- St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
- Highlander Sales Group
- Bayboro Brewing
- Woodfield Fine Art
- Paul Carder and Jacqueline MacNeil
- Catalyst Consulting Services
- Hal Freedman and Willi Rudowsky
- Articles Gallery
- St. Peterburg College Foundation
- Barbara Sansone
- Apogee Real Estate Partners LLC
- Florida CraftArt
- Kahwa Coffee
- Steve and Marie Beaty - Highlander Group Sales
- John and Mary Ellen Collins
- Kathryn Swintek
- Laura and Mike Herring
- Premier Sotheby's International Realty
- Morean Arts Center
- J. Crayton Pruitt Foundation
- Hearn/Hoyt/Ramsey - Raymond James
- Eckerd College
- St. Anthony's Hospital
- Werner & Company, PA
***We are committed to keeping our community safe! The MUSE Awards 2022 will be held outside and inside.The St. Pete Arts Alliance and the Morean Center for Clay have implemented CDC required safety precautions and best practices to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. These measures do not eliminate the inherent risk of potential exposure to COVID-19 in public spaces.
By attending MUSE 2022, an in-person event at the Morean Center for Clay, you voluntarily assume all risks associated with exposure to COVID-19.***
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