Beach resorts in Florida provide the ultimate getaway and unforgettable Florida vacations. As one of the premiere hotels on Treasure Island, our team at Treasure Bay Resort and Marina are no strangers to providing high quality customer service to ensure our guests have the best Florida vacation possible. While Clearwater hotels and resorts around Treasure Island St Pete provide great escapes, there is a lot of excitement happening across the peninsula if you are looking for a break from the beach. St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts is one of the cultural hubs in this part of Florida and is certainly worth tacking a day onto your Florida vacations. While there, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, its regular installations, and rotating exhibits. Keep reading to learn more about upcoming MFA exhibitions, just a short drive from Treasure Bay and some of the best beach resorts in Florida.
The Fonchen Lord Exhibition at St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts – July 8th – October 1st, 2017
You are sure to meet all types of locals while staying at beach resorts in Florida, many of whom have incredible and diverse stories about growing up in The Sunshine State. If you visit the Museum of Fine Arts before October 1st, you will have the opportunity to perhaps take a peek into how living in Florida can shape art. Minimalist painter and sculptor Florence “Fonchen” Lord was based out of Lakeland, Florida and created a large collection of colorful and inspiring pieces throughout her life in Florida. MFA will be showcasing her work through the end of September.
Skyway: A Contemporary Collection – June 24th to October 1st, 2017
To get an even greater taste of local flare, head to MFA from your hotels on Treasure Island to check out Skyway: A Contemporary Collection. This collaboration of local museums showcases Tampa Bay area artists of all mediums. The open call for artwork saw 300 individual entries and was eventually narrowed down to 57 artists. This broad spectrum of artists and styles has proven to be a perfect way to view how the region has shaped local art and vice versa.
Star Wars and the Power of Costume – Opening November 11th
Many employees of Clearwater hotels and residents of Treasure Island St. Pete alike are counting down the days for the upcoming Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibition, slated to open on November 11th. More than 60 original costumes will be on display in dramatic fashion, as the exhibit seeks to examine the process of costume design and its role in art and film. Costumes from many of the favorite Star Wars characters will be on display for a limited time only, and a visit could turn your Sunshine State escape into the best Florida vacation ever.
With so much to do near your hotels on Treasure Island and in the surrounding community, picking activities on your vacation can sometimes be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! Our team at Treasure Bay Resort and Marina is here to make sure that our guests are getting exactly what they want out of their Florida vacations. While St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts is a great place to spend a day, it is just the tip of the iceberg. Check in at our front desk for even more unique and inspiring ways to spend your time away in The Sunshine State!