Tip Sheet: Your guide to the family-friendly highlights this month
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JUNE 2016 – Summer Fun @ Morean!
*Summer Camp 2016 registration continues! Slots are still available for select Summer Camp weeks June 8 through August 5. Boys & girls ages 4-15 will have a blast immersing in art, clay, glass camp and more. Click here to register.
*Morean Arts Center celebrates teachers with $5 “Educators Month.” June 1-30, all teachers, principals and school administrators receive a St. Pete Arts Experience combo ticket to the Chihuly Collection and Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop glassblowing shows for just $5.
*Cuban artist presents his first ‘Gallery Talk’ in the U.S. at 6 PM Saturday, June 11. Esteban Machado Diaz visits Morean Arts Gallery to give a FREE talk about his work currently on exhibition through June 24. This special event coincides with the city’s “Second Saturday ArtWalk” event.
*Dads FREE on Father’s Day June 19. Spend a fun day with Dad exploring Morean Arts Center, Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop and the Chihuly Collection in downtown St. Petersburg! Dads receive FREE ADMISSION when a guest in his party purchases an Arts Experience combo ticket.
*Saturdays @ The Morean is temporarily closed in June & July for Summer Camp. The Free children’s art session every Saturday continues on Aug. 13, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Morean Center for Clay:
*Tyler Houston ‘Exit Show’ Premieres 5 PM to 9 PM June 11. FREE ADMISSION to enjoy the ceramic works of this Artist-In-Residence whose two-year residency ends and his professional artist career starts.
*Friday Night Clay June 3, 10, 17, 24. Bring your friends! Info here
*Sundays @ The Morean: Free children’s art day – June 5, 12, 19, 24. Click Here for more information about this fun, new program for families at the historic Seaboard Train Station.
The Chihuly Collection:
*John Kiley exhibition “Luminosity” runs through July 11. Click here for more information about the Chihuly Collection.
*FREE docent tours are offered starting at 10:30 AM Monday through Friday with an admission ticket or Morean Arts Center annual membership. Click here for membership information.
Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop:
*Starting Monday, June 6, the Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop will CLOSE every Monday through the summer months. Guests can still enjoy shopping in the Glass Studio and watching live Hot Shop glassblowing shows from 12 PM to 5 PM every Tuesday through Sunday.
*Children can make their own Glass Handprint as a Father’s Day gift! Or blow your own glass ornament in an amazing 1-on-1 glassblowing session with a professional artist, June 1-30. Your “Personal Experience” awaits. Click here to check out the Hot Shop and Personal Experience sessions; 4 times available daily!
*The Morean Glass Studio is Tampa Bay’s largest glass art showcase. Admission is FREE Tuesday through Sunday. A ticket is required to see a Hot Shop glassblowing show at 1, 2, 3 & 4 PM Tuesday through Sunday. Click here for ticket information.
The Morean Arts Center is comprised of four arts attractions in downtown St. Petersburg: The Morean Arts Center & Gallery at 719 Central Avenue; the Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop at 714 1st Avenue North; the Chihuly Collection at 400 Beach Drive; and the Morean Center for Clay at 420 22nd Street South.
The Morean Arts Center celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2017. When it opened in 1917, Morean Arts Center was the first art gallery and art education center south of Atlanta, G