The Morean Arts Center connects people with art through innovative, community-oriented art and art education and contributes to the economic development of the region.
The Morean Arts Center, with roots dating back to 1917 as the Art Club of St. Petersburg, focuses on an innovative, community-oriented approach to art and art education. We offer adult programs, kids’ programs, family programs, early childhood programs, and summer camp programs, attracting beginners and advanced students alike. The Chihuly Collection, which is a stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork. The Glass Studio & Hotshop at the Morean provides working space for glass artists, comfortable audience seating to watch glass-blowing in action, and teaching facilities for studio classes and workshops. The Morean Center for Clay offers educational courses in working with clay, studio space, gallery sales, event rentals, exhibitions and is home to a renowned artist-in-residence program.