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
Washington, DC 20005
F 202.371.0424City of Clearwater
Cultural Affairs Division
P. O. Box 4848
Clearwater, FL 33758
Clearwater Historical Society
Clearwater Historical Society maintains Plumb House as a museum open to the public.
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation Inc.
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, Inc. provides funding support for the free annual international jazz weekend musical event
Clearwater Library Foundation Inc.
Clearwater Library Foundation, Inc. supports all branches of Clearwater libraries.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Dundu Dole/Life Force Cultural Arts
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
Florida Gulf Coast Ballet Company
PO Box 1307
Florida Gulf Coast Ballet Company trains young dancers in technique and has an annual performance.
Francis Wilson Playhouse
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
Fu Sang Artists’ Guild offers painters the opportunity to learn Chinese brush painting.
Gulf Coast Artists’ Alliance, Inc.
514 Skinner Blvd. Dunedin 34698
National Guild of Piano Teachers
National Society of Arts & Letters
Partners for Creative Aging in Pinellas County
Pinellas County African American History
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
Pinellas Opera League promotes the appreciation and performance of opera in the Tampa Bay area.
Pinellas Weavers Guild
Pinellas Weavers Guild endeavors to further the knowledge of weaving, spinning and all related crafts.
Professional Association of Visual Artists
Ruth Eckerd Hall Inc.
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 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
The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in the Tampa Bay, FL area.
Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild
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
“To promote knowledge of and education in the fine arts, the visual arts, and the performing arts”