Local Arts Organizations

Arts and culture are critical to Clearwater’s prosperity and livability. The Clearwater Arts Alliance recognizes and honors the arts and cultural organizations that have made their home in Clearwater.

Americans for the Arts
Washington, DC Office
1000 Vermont Ave. NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
T 202.371.2830
F 202.371.0424City of Clearwater
Cultural Affairs Division
P. O. Box 4848
Clearwater, FL 33758

Felicia Leonard
(727) 562-4852
felicia.leonard@myclearwater.com

Christopher Hubbard
(727) 562-4837
Christopher.Hubbard@myclearwater.com

City Players
Rand Smith, President
715 N. Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL 33755-5420
www.cityplayers.com

(727) 432-4099City Players produces a Broadway musical at Ruth Eckerd Hall late summer;
auditions required for cast and orchestra.

Clearwater Chorus
Ruth Eckerd Hall
1111 McMullen Booth Road
Clearwater, FL 33759
www.rutheckerdhall.org
(727) 791-7060
(727) 791-7449 FaxClearwater Chorus offers an outlet for musical expression, teaches vocal techniques and presents concerts.

Clearwater Historical Society
P.O. Box 175, Clearwater, FL 33757
www.rootsweb.com/~flchs/
(727) 446-4250

Clearwater Historical Society maintains Plumb House as a museum open to the public.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation Inc.
PO Box 7278
www.clearwaterjazz.com
(727) 461-5200

Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, Inc. provides funding support for the free annual international jazz weekend musical event

Clearwater Library Foundation Inc.
www.clearwater-fl.com/cpl/support/index.asp
(727) 562-4970

Clearwater Library Foundation, Inc. supports all branches of Clearwater libraries.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium
www.CMAquarium.org
249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767
(727) 441-1790

Crossroads Gallery
St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus
2465 Drew Street
(727) 791-2400

Dundu Dole/Life Force Cultural Arts
1606 N Highland Ave
(727) 467-2768

Dundu Dole/Life Force Cultural Arts is a multicultural group of all ages who interpret various African, Caribbean and Brazilian cultures through dance, music and folklore.

Dunedin Fine Arts Center

1143 Michigan Blvd
Dunedin, FL 34698
(727) 298-3322

www.dfac.org

Florida Gulf Coast Ballet Company

PO Box 1307
roni@tampabay.rr.com
(727) 785-7852

Florida Gulf Coast Ballet Company trains young dancers in technique and has an annual performance.

Francis Wilson Playhouse
302 Seminole St
www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org
(727) 446-1360
(727) 446-3424 Fax

Francis Wilson Playhouse annually produces seven main-stage plays, both musical and family-oriented. Summer theater workshops are held for students, ages 12-17.

Fu Sang Artists’ Guild
2410 Franciscan Drive, #38
ckjonesjr@cs.com
(727) 796-5252

Fu Sang Artists’ Guild offers painters the opportunity to learn Chinese brush painting.

Gulf Coast Artists’ Alliance, Inc.
514 Skinner Blvd. Dunedin 34698
www.gcaa-fl.org

National Guild of Piano Teachers
1926 Cleveland St
(727)441-1099National Guild of Piano Teachers provides member teachers a means to standardize evaluations of their students progress.

National Society of Arts & Letters
23 Pelican Pl
Bbranscum@aol.com
(727) 584-9383National Society of Arts and Letters assists young artists in dance, literature, music, theater and visual arts through competitions.

Partners for Creative Aging in Pinellas County
Ruth Eckerd Hall Inc.
1111 McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33759
www.rutheckerdhall.com
(727) 791-7060
(727) 791-7449 FaxThis is a collaboration of arts and aging service providers utilizing professionally conducted art programs to promote healthy aging.

Pinellas County African American History
Randolph Lightfoot, President
(727) 588-6342
rlight06@aol.com

This organization wishes to collect, catalog, and preserve oral histories, photographs, artifacts, and other documentation relevant to the history of the African American communities in Pinellas County over the last 125 years.

Pinellas Opera League
PO Box 16403
(727) 784-9512

Pinellas Opera League promotes the appreciation and performance of opera in the Tampa Bay area.

Pinellas Weavers Guild
9768 Indian Key Trail, Seminole, FL 33776
www.pinellasweavers.org

Pinellas Weavers Guild endeavors to further the knowledge of weaving, spinning and all related crafts.

Professional Association of Visual Artists
PO Box 2665
Dunedin, FL 34697
www.pava-artists.org

Ruth Eckerd Hall Inc.
1111 McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33759
www.rutheckerdhall.com
(727) 791-7060
(727) 791-7449 Fax

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc. offers performances by national touring companies in theater, music and dance. The Marsha P. Hoffman Institute is devoted to educational development of both children and adults.

Studio 1212
1405 Cleveland St
(727) 446-4566
www.studio1212.org

Studio 1212 comprises the oldest art cooperative in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. It was formed in October, 1970, by former students of William Pachner. Studio 1212 offers exhibits and workshops throughout the year. In an effort to promote art in the downtown Clearwater area, free critiques are offered to all artists once a month.

Suncoast Symphony Orchestra
Post Office Box 6126
Clearwater, FL 33758
inquiries@suncoastsymphony.org
(727) 787-8335
www.suncoastsymphony.org

The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in the Tampa Bay, FL area.

Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild
Contact: Marlene Glickman, Newsletter Editor
marlene@123webmagic.com
(727) 524-6962

Meets the second Monday of each month for Show and Tell from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse/Watson Center located at 6925 112th Circle North, Suite 103 just off Bryan Dairy Road and 66th St. or US 19. Workshops offered usually the 3rd Sunday afternoon each month.

A diverse group of surface designers who work in a variety of mediums i.e. fiber, clay, paper, leather and glass exploring diverse techniques in dyeing, quilting, beading,crocheting, knitting, weaving,spinning, polymer clay constructing, basket making, doll making, plus many other arts and crafts.

Safety Harbor Art and Music Center

706 2nd Street North
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
(727) 725-4018
www.safetyharborartandmusiccenter.com

“To promote knowledge of and education in the fine arts, the visual arts, and the performing arts”

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