1. Artists Natalie Tyler, left, and Kiki Dufault, unveil their collaborative glass sculptures from a kiln in front of an audience at the Duncan McClellan Gallery on Saturday, May 6, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  2. Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Adult Drug Court Judge Kimberly Todd, left, and her mother, Barbara Sheen-Todd, right, visit with Hope Ross, who is in recovery for crystal meth addiction, while attending a reception for the Art in Recovery exhibit on May 24 at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas in Largo.
  3. Ted Peters Famous Smoked Fish is located at 1350 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg.  Peters opened his restaurant  in 1951.
  4. Madai Favaro, a museum educator with Tampa's Glazer Children's Museum, introduces Big John, the world’s largest documented fossilized triceratops skeleton, during a visit with kindergarten students from Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Tampa.
  5. Farah Haddouche-Miranda, left, hugs her big sister Iman Haddouche-Miranda as Iman shows off her Doodle For Google 2023 State Winner award along with her mother, Ellaine Miranda, in their home-school study room at their home in St. Petersburg.
  6. Booker T. Washington Elementary School student Zoey McCray, 6, gets a close look at Big John, the world’s largest documented fossilized triceratops skeleton, through a bubble dome at the Big John exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa.
  7. The scene outside Paramount Studios on Melrose Avenue after the Writer's Guild of America brought members out with picket signs in front of studios across Los Angeles
  8. Fairgrounds St. Pete’s new installation, "Shrimpfinity" by Milagros Collective, includes a six-foot shrimp cocktail sculpture, projections, a shrimp disco ball and a soundtrack.
  9. Tampa Bay Times reporter Sharon Kennedy Wynne, at right in the front row, takes the plunge on Iron Gwazi during its opening in 2022. The 206-foot-tall coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa has a 91-degree drop before it reaches 76 miles per hour. It's all in a day's work.
  10. Damon Meri, 61, of Seminole, creates a sand sculpture.
  11. Law enforcement personnel work outside the Orlando Museum of Art in 2022. A former Los Angeles auctioneer has agreed to plead guilty in a cross-country art fraud scheme where he created fake artwork and falsely attributed the paintings to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The paintings ultimately wound up at the museum before they were seized by federal agents last year in a scandal that roiled the museum and led to its CEO's departure.
  12. The entrance to the exhibition titled “The Stories They Tell: Indigenous Art and the Photography of Edward S. Curtis" at The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg. The exhibition features over 90 native-made objects alongside not-often-seen photogravures by Curtis.
  13. The History Channel's "Pawn Stars," shown here in 2013 when their branded slot machines were installed at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa, will be filming in St. Petersburg in April. From left are Corey Harrison, Rick Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell.
  14. Art critic Jerry Saltz is speaking at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg on April 1.
  15. Docent  Janice Embrey Brown, who was "blown away" the first time she saw Salvador Dali's surrealistic artwork, wears a shoe-shaped hat like that designed by Dali's friend Elsa Schiaparelli.
  16. Bojagi constructions are displayed in Yolanda Sánchez's “Out of Eden” exhibition at Creative Pinellas in Largo.
  17. An estimated tens of thousands of people attended the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa in 2016. This year's festival takes place at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Tampa March 4-5.
  18. The sign outside the Chad Mize-curated venue Space in St. Petersburg. A group show opens March 10.
  19. The iconic sign at the historic Sunken Gardens is lit up after a new version which more closely resembles the original, was installed last week Thursday in St. Petersburg.
  20. Jenny Miller, co-owner of The Body Electric Yoga Company, shared a post on Facebook announcing the LOVE Mural tour kicking off at the St. Petersburg yoga studio.
  21. "The Hermit" is on display in Patrick Stickney's exhibition, "A Journey Through the Tarot," at the Pasco Fine Arts Council & Gallery through March 11.
  22. Artist Christopher Williams speaks about his art piece “Liberation” during an opening reception event at the Tully-Levine Gallery on Feb. 11 in St. Petersburg.
  23. The sign that Sunken Gardens put up in 2003 changed some of the colors and the V-shaped chevron. This sign recently came down and is being replaced with one that more closely resembles the original.
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