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Art Galleries & Museums

Take time to visit one of Tampa Bay’s more renowned museums or enjoy the work of local artists at area galleries.

Five Museums in Tampa
Looking for a place to learn more about Tampa and get cultured at the same time? Here's some info on five museums in Tampa.

The Dali Museum
The new Salvador Dali museum opened at 1 Dali Boulevard in St. Petersburg, Fla on on 1-11-11 eight blocks from its former location. Although it has been open less than a year it has already had more than 200,000 visitors, become a meeting spot and landmark, a backdrop for photos, a stop on Segway tours and more.

5 Family Friendly Spots
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.

Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in April 2009 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in April 2009, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in March 2009 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in March 2009, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in February 2009 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in February 2009, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in January 2009 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in January 2009, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in December 2008 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in December 2008, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in November 2008 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in November 2008, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Art Museum - USF Contemporary Art Museum
Art Museum - The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum is home to an extensive collection of contemporary art and plays host to significant exhibitions.

Art Gallery - Studio 1212 Artist Cooperative and Gallery
Studio 1212, found in Clearwater, was established in 1970 by former students of William Pachner. The oldest artist cooperative in the Tampa Bay area, membership in this nonprofit organization is limited to 30 members.

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, found in Tampa, collects, preserves and presents historic and contemporary photographic works of art.

Museum of Science and Industry
MOSI, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry, offers more than 400 exhibits, live science demonstrations and an IMAX theater.

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is home to a vast collection of Baroque art, the Museum of the Circus, the 30-room mansion known as Cà d'Zan, the historic Asolo theater and gardens and grounds overlooking Sarasota Bay.

St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts
The St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts houses collections of European, American, Pre-Columbian and Asian art and photography.

The Salvador Dalí Museum
The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg is home to the most comprehensive collection of works produced by the Spanish surrealist.

Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art is currently housed in an interim location while construction of the new museum facility continues. Even during this period, the museum offers new exhibitions and educational programs. The new museum is expected to open in 2009.

Art Center Manatee
Art Center Manatee seeks to promote, enhance and support the arts in Manatee County. The center hosts exhibitions and offers classes, workshops and lectures.

Dunedin Fine Art Center
The Dunedin Fine Art Center offers creative educational experiences in the visual arts through a combination of changing exhibitions, studio classes, workshops and summer camps.

The Plainsman Gallery
The Plainsman Gallery, located at 2450 Sunset Point Road in Clearwater, represents a variety of Florida artists as well as wildlife and western artists from across the country.

March Events at MOSI
These are the events going on at MOSI in March.

18 Annual Einstein on Food & Wine Festival
With a dash of science, a pinch of atmosphere and a heaping helping of food and wine, the Museum of Science & Industry will host its 18th annual Einstein on Food & Wine weekend festival on Feb. 1 – 2, 2013.

Einstein on Food & Wine 2012
On Saturday, March 24, The Museum of Science & Industry will host its 17th annual Einstein on Food & Wine event.

Free Museum Admission at Select Tampa Bay Museums
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer in Tampa Bay.

2013 Festival of Chocolate at MOSI
Here's everything you need to know about the 2013 Festival of Chocolate at MOSI.

The Victorian Christmas Stroll
The Victorian Christmas Stroll is an annual event held at the Henry B. Plant Museum in Tampa that introduces guests to what an old-fashioned and traditional Victorian Christmas is like.

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