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Here is Mackenzie Patel posing with stand-ups of Dal? and da Vinci. She is a teen docent at the museum.

Dalí and da Vinci:great minds, separated by 5 Centuries

It's quite the startling affair to witness a Renaissance image of Leonardo da Vinci, the one with his voluptuous locks and thoughtful expression, mixed with the pointed mustache and absurdly wide eyes of Salvador Dalí. Although the two artists may seem on opposite sides of the spectrum, they have more in common tha …

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  1. Dalí and da Vinci:great minds, separated by 5 Centuries

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    It's quite the startling affair to witness a Renaissance image of Leonardo da Vinci, the one with his voluptuous locks and thoughtful expression, mixed with the pointed mustache and absurdly wide eyes of Salvador Dalí. Although the two artists may seem on opposite sides of the spectrum, they have more in common …

    Here is Mackenzie Patel posing with stand-ups of Dal? and da Vinci. She is a teen docent at the museum.
  2. Mayor's Youth Corps Paints Their Hearts Out

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    With a focus on leadership and service, Tampa's Mayor's Youth Corps (MYC) teaches high school students across the city about life skills and civic responsibility. Former Mayor Pam Iorio began the program specifically with the idea of community service in mind. However, MYC members learn valuable lessons through these …

    Mayor’s Youth Corps students and volunteers paint Tampa resident Ruby Epps’ home.
  3. Local teens become Dalí experts in docent program

    News

    Amorphous clocks melting all over a canvas. Excited hands gesturing toward some obscure symbol or double image that Salvador Dalí included to shock the viewer. A captivated crowd leaning close to the painting, straining to understand the esoteric nature of Dalí's bizarre thoughts.

    Marielle Martinez, a senior at Osceola High, engages visitors with information about Portrait of My Dead Brother.
  4. St. Pete High students paint portraits of animals to benefit shelter (w/ video)

    Life

    Students at St. Petersburg High worked with teacher Brianne Gates to paint the adoptable animals at Friends of Strays Animal Shelter. The paintings will be for sale on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit the shelter at 2911 47th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Scan the code to watch a video about the event created by one …

    Friends of Strays Animal Shelter
  5. Skip the predictable on Valentine's Day

    Life

    On Valentine's Day, it can seem like everyone celebrates the exact same way. Presents such as flowers, chocolate, giant teddy bears and boring (not to mention expensive) dinners out are the norm and are predictable. If you really want to impress that special someone, skip all the commercialized junk and take him or her …

    The architecture of the Salvador Dalí Museum is as fascinating as the works of art it houses.
  6. Artist tells the story of Melrose Elementary journalism magnet in mural

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    When St. Petersburg artist Sebastian Coolidge worked during the summer nights to finish the mural he created for the journalism program at Melrose Elementary, the brightness of a supermoon illuminated his art, as well as inspired it.

    Artist Sebastian Coolidge of St. Petersburg puts finishing touches on his mural at Melrose Elementary on Aug. 20, 2014.The mural decorates the outside of the portable that houses the journalism program at the school.   
Photo by Lakewood High student Naudia McDaniel.
  7. Street art is sweet on St. Pete's Central Avenue

    Life

    St. Petersburg is home to some of the best street art in the world, if you know where to look. The alley to the north of Central Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets has been transformed into an extraordinary gallery space. In this unlikely location, some of the city's most talented and unsung artists display their …

    Jacob Skilton, left, Sammy Niven, Hanna Kenyon and Sydney Merritt tour the artful alley.
  8. St. Petersburg galleries open for family-friendly Art Splash

    Visual Arts

    The beach and the mall can wait. Instead, gather family and friends for Art Splash on Saturday. Eleven St. Petersburg galleries will offer 11 family-friendly experiences from noon to 5 p.m. that range from crafting your own ceramic turtle to eating award-winning cupcakes. Most venues also have galleries for viewing (and …

    Ceramics demonstrations are among the many offerings during Arts Splash at 11 St. Petersburg galleries.