1. Fossil restorers Elia Smaniotto, of Trieste, Italy, left, and Tomas Stark, of Sezana, Slovenia, remove the skull of Big John from a crate on Wednesday at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa. The complete triceratops skeleton will be the center of an exhibit opening Memorial Day weekend.
  2. “Family Trinity” is displayed in the “Imagine Blackness” exhibition by artist McArthur Freeman II and sociologist Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman at Creative Pinellas on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Largo.
  3. Maggie Duffy, Tampa Bay Times arts and music reporter, is shown here when she recently took part in the "Dream Tapestry" interactive experience at the Dali Museum. She won this year's MUSE Award for literary arts from the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance.
  4. Four generations show what it's like to toss beads from the Royal Float of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla. From left are Hudson Clarke (Bryan Clarke's 10-year-old son and a royal page), Richard S. Clarke Sr., 95, Richard S. Clarke Jr., 69, and Bryan T. Clarke, 38, a Tampa veterinarian. They will all participate in the Gasparilla parade Jan. 28.
  5. The Glazer Children's Museum is getting a skeleton of the largest triceratops ever discovered for a new display that will open Memorial Day weekend. Nicknamed "Big John," the record-setter is nearly 26 feet long and 10 feet high.
  6. Photographer Herb Snitzer is pictured here in 2015 by photographer Brian James for a show entitled "Exposure: The Intimacy of Art."
  7. Parade goers gather for the start of the 34th annual MLK Dream Big Weekend Parade in 2020 along First Avenue S in downtown St. Petersburg.
  8. Nao Trinidad from Spain, a replica of the iconic Santa Maria used by Christopher Columbus, will be among the ships coming to St. Petersburg for the Tall Ships America festival March 30-April 2.
  9. Professional cosplayers like Ginoza Costuming, a pro cosplayer who has twice represented the U.S. in international cosplay competitions, will be at the Holiday Cosplay convention at the Tampa Convention Center Dec. 10-11.
  10. Layer dry ingredients for soup in a jar for a simple, affordable DIY gift.
  11. Jo Dyke tests the lights on the branch of a cherry blossom tree. The LED lights can be programmed to display different colors. The cherry blossom trees will be pink.
  12. Tristan Eaton's art print collection "Doves of War" is on display at Tampa's CASS Contemporary through Dec. 10.
  13. An artwork by British street artist Banksy is seen on a destroyed by fightings building in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine on Sunday.
  14. Experimental hip-hop duo They Hate Change hail from the Tampa Bay area, which they frequently reference in their music. Landmarks in recent music videos include Marko's Meat & Deli, The Bends, Planet Retro, the Tampa Theatre and Dairy Kurl.
  15. Artist Chad Mize poses at his St. Petersburg gallery in 2020. Mize Gallery will close after Dec. 23, 2022.
  16. The new Morean Workshop Space is open in St. Petersburg's Warehouse Arts District.
  17. Wilson Bigaud (Haitian, 1931-2010), "Wedding Scene," 1973. The painting is included in the collection of Haitian art donated to the Tampa Museum of Art by the Arthur R. Albrecht Revocable Trust.
  18. The company, which has 130 locations, is converting many of them to haunts across the country, but this is the only one in the Tampa Bay area.
  19. "Black Pioneers: Legacy in the American West," an exhibition of pictorial quilts that explore Black history in the West, is at The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg. Members of the Women of Color Quilters Network created the quilts especially for this exhibition.
  20. While Julia Becerra’s mom was in Mexico, trying to get a green card to come home to her family in Clearwater, the 14-year-old had to take care of her younger siblings. Julia felt like she was letting everyone down, and fell into depression. "The figure in the middle symbolizes the mother trying to satisfy her children," said Julia, who painted through her pain. “But no matter how much they receive, they're still thirsty." She calls this painting "Projection."
  21. Stage manager Kari Kennedy prepares to pull the curtain to open the show for "The Addams Family" musical during a live-audience dress rehearsal Thursday at the St. Pete City Theatre in St. Petersburg. Lurking in the background is Jeff Morris, who plays Lurch.
  22. Bailee Thornton, 7, works to paint on the Nomad Art Bus at the Carmada Street Carnival during the Shine Mural Festival’s official kickoff celebration in Childs Park at 4300 11th Avenue S on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 in St. Petersburg. In background is Trace Bruner, 12.
  23. Leo Gomez paints a car as part of Carmada at the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts in Tampa in 2022. The Carmada Street Carnival happens as part of the Shine Mural Festival in St. Petersburg on Oct. 15.
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