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A show of fashion photography is at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts for Fashion Week Tampa Bay.Image from Susan Jeffers

Art Planner: Free museum admission, Fashion Week art, new shows at Syd Entel, Clayton Galleries

IT'S HOT OUTSIDE: GO TO A MUSEUM (FOR FREE) A convergence of two free museum days, one by the Smithsonian and the other by the city of St. Petersburg, means a number will offer free admission Saturday. To find participating museums — and they aren't only art museums — go to events.stpete.org/events/1894 and smithso …

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  1. Renowned chef Ferran Adrià talks food as art at the Dalí Museum

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    ST. PETERSBURG — Often described as "the Salvador Dalí of the kitchen," Catalonian chef Ferran Adrià, who some call the world's greatest chef, stood before giant video screens at the Dalí Museum on Friday morning. In town for the debut of the exhibit "The Invention of Food," an homage to Adrià …

    Chef Ferran Adri? looks at the Jamon Iberico being served during a media preview of the special exhibit “The Invention of Food” at the Dal? Museum. The exhibit focuses on Adri? and the connections that can be made between his work and the work of Salvador Dal?.
  2. SHINE Mural Festival in St. Petersburg and its many meanings

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    ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg recently became more vibrant now that the second SHINE Mural Festival has concluded, adding 21 new murals, four of them created as projects with community participation. Those from the first festival have remained, remarkably, since murals often are short-lived.

    More than 20 new works were added for this year’s SHINE Mural Festival in St. Petersburg. Clients and an art teacher at Creative Clay crafted this on the north side of the building at 2914 First Ave. N.
  3. Art Planner: Free museum admission, Fashion Week art, new shows at Syd Entel, Clayton Galleries

    Visual Arts

    IT'S HOT OUTSIDE: GO TO A MUSEUM (FOR FREE)

    A show of fashion photography is at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts for Fashion Week Tampa Bay.
  4. This mural by Pep Rally Inc. with Laundry Project is at 1810 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Street S.
  5. 20 local museums will be free Saturday for Free Museum Day

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    It will be even more tempting to step out of the heat and into some culture on Saturday, when 20 museums across the bay area are offering free admission.

    As part of St. Petersburg’s Arts Alive, the Dal? Museum will be free for Pinellas County residents. Other visitors get a voucher.
  6. Video: 112 Tampa Bay murals in under three minutes

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    The past few years have seen an explosion in the number of urban murals painted on walls throughout Tampa Bay.

    This mural on the side of Coppertail Brewing at 2601 E 2nd Ave in Tampa incorporates artwork by Evan Harris, the artist who created the brewer's beer bottle labels, and Matt Callahan of Man Made Murals. [CHRISTOPHER SPATA   |   Times]
  7. Dozens of new shows coming to Tampa Bay regional museums

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    The Tampa Bay Timese_SSRq annual museum exhibition preview is always about the future. And it’s looking excellent for the visual arts and you who enjoy them.

    Monkey Business, a mural by Ruben Ubiera at the Polk Museum of Art.
  8. High-end art prints and more in auction at Burchard Galleries in St. Petersburg this weekend

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    Have you ever attended an auction? I have, lots of them. Yet never once have I held up my paddle to offer a bid. I think I'm a chicken. Still, I find them fun and interesting and, yes, educational.

  9. Art Planner: Birthday for Leslie Curran Gallery, art and a party at Epicurean Hotel

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY: LESLIE CURRAN GALLERY

    A painting by Richard Seidel is on view at ARTicles Leslie Curran Gallery for its first-year anniversary show.
  10. New Port Richey art gallery fulfills owner's longtime dream

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    NEW PORT RICHEY

    Every little city needs an art gallery. That was the simple thought behind the new Gateway Gallery and Emporium, which opened quietly on Sept. 2 with a "sneak peek" People's Choice exhibit, featuring the work of 31 artists.

    Curator Fran McLean hangs a painting in preparation of the “sneak peek” exhibit on display at the newly opened gallery.