The Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg, Florida is one of the largest representations of Dale Chihuly’s glass works in the world
I was very impressed with the museums of St. Petersburg. While St. Pete doesn’t have a vast number of museums, many of these museums are very focused in their respective genre. This is clear when visiting the museums of Salvador Dali and Dale Chihuly which are among the best collections in the world concerning those artists.
The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) of St. Petersburg well represents the world history of art. Another museum covers the history of the Holocaust while yet another cover’s St. Pete’s local history including Tampa Bay’s history of baseball.
If you want to dig deeper, contact the Morean Arts Center who besides sponsoring the Chihuly Collection also delve into current glass blowing and clay art projects. Speaking of glass, try to make some time to check out the stained glass windows at the First United Methodist Church.
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St. Petersburg Museum of History - St. Petersburg Museum of History 335 2nd Ave. NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701 727-894-1052St. Pete History Museum Website Museum Hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-5PM Sunday 12-5PM Admission: $15 The St. Petersburg Museum of History is located in downtown St. Pete at the beginning of the St. Pete Pier with a mission "to collect, preserve and communicate the history and heritage of …
The Chihuly Collection - 719 Central Ave. Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 727-896-4527Chihuly Collection Website Chihuly Hours: Mon-Sat 10AM-5PM Sunday Noon-5PM Admission: $19.95 I first stumbled upon Dale Chihuly’s glass work in 2000 when I visited Las Vegas. Upon entering the casino lobby of the Bellagio I was immediately drawn to the ceiling consisting of 2,000 glass flower blossoms collectively named “Fiori di Como.” …
The Dali Museum - Dali Museum 1 Dali Blvd. St. Petersburg, FL 33701 727-823-3767Dali Museum Website Dali Museum Hours: 10AM-5:30PM Thursday Till 8PM Admission: $24 The Dali Museum is my favorite museum in St. Petersburg, Florida and probably the best museum in Tampa Bay. I may even go as far as saying that the Dali Museum is the best museum in Florida. However, …