The Morean Arts Center Welcomes Keep St. Pete Lit’s BookSpace

11 Feb 2017, Posted by Sarah Aldrich in Classes, Community, Press Releases

January 26, 2017

CONTACT: Ciara Sibbick
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The Morean Arts Center Welcomes Keep St. Pete Lit’s BookSpace

The space includes curated, used books collected from community donations

St. Petersburg, Fla. — The Morean Arts Center has partnered with Keep St. Pete Lit to host a dedicated BookSpace located in the Morean’s main location at 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701.

Wander through the Morean Arts Center’s galleries, which currently exhibit Major Mud 3 and The Journey: Photographs Along the Way. Take the short hallway located behind the reception desk and make a right to find the dedicated BookSpace in between the youth and teen exhibits and Banyan Café.

The BookSpace consists of art books as well as fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry, history, travel, music, movies, spiritual and young adult. The prices are grouped into kids and young adult, paperback, hardcover, and art books. Proceeds go to supporting the Morean Arts Center as well as to support Keep St. Pete Lit’s local literary arts programming. This includes affordable writing classes at the Morean, the Bluebird Book Bus, St. Petersburg’s SunLit Festival, MFA Book Club and much more.

Keep St. Pete Lit accepts donations for BookSpace by appointment only at St. Pete Makers located at 429 22nd Street South (across from the Morean Center for Clay).

Kids and Young Adult — $4
Paperback — $6
Hardcover — $8
Art Books — $10


About the Morean Arts Center
The Morean Arts Center, with roots dating back to 1917 as the Art Club of St. Petersburg, focuses on an innovative, community-oriented approach to art and art education. The mission of the Morean Arts Center is to connect people with art and to contribute to the economic development of the region. Operating under the Morean Arts Center includes the Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio & Hot Shop and the Morean Center for Clay.

About Keep St. Pete Lit
Keep St. Pete Lit is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering the literary arts in St. Petersburg. Learn more by going to

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