Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

255 Beach Dr NE
Saint Petersburg FL  33701

Phone: (727) 896-2667

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida was founded by Margaret Acheson Stuart (1896-1980) and reflects her vision of providing outstanding examples of world art in an inviting, elegant setting. The MFA, a city landmark, opened to the public in 1965–the first art museum in St. Petersburg located on the downtown waterfront. Keeping the galleries intimately scaled was important to Mrs. Stuart. The Museum is dedicated to serving all people by pursuing excellence in art from antiquity to the present through the MFA collection, exhibitions, and education for its diverse audiences.

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The Museum of Fine Arts has the only comprehensive art collection of its kind, extending from antiquity to the present, on the Florida west coast.

Admission:

Museum members: Free
Individuals:
Adults: $17
Seniors, 65 & older: $15
Military with ID: $15
College Students with current ID: $10
Youth (age 7 to 18): $10
Children six and younger: free

Groups: For Group Tour information please call (727) 89

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Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Art Museum, Cafe, Gift Shop

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Literary Carousel at the MFA

Literary Carousel at the MFA
06:00 pm - 04/19/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Photography from the MFA archives COMES ALIVE through the art of the "Ekphrastic," a literary interpretation of a piece of visual art. Hand-picked images get the...

In Dialogue: Bonnie Siegler

In Dialogue: Bonnie Siegler
06:30 pm - 03/29/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

What happens when you find yourself at the crossroads of rage and hope? MFA Executive Director Kristen A. Shepherd will talk with award winning graphic artist Bonnie...

21st Annual Art In Bloom

21st Annual Art In Bloom
06:30 pm - 03/22/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS! 21st Annual Art in Bloom March 22 - 26th, 2018 Art in Bloom is the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg's signature spring event which...

The Florida Orchestra 50th Anniversary Lecture Series

The Florida Orchestra 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
10:30 am - 03/20/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join us for The Florida Orchestra 50th Anniversary Lecture Series: Orchestra 101. Learn how an orchestra performance comes together, from the initial planning to...

Orchestra 101 with Michael Pastreich, President & CEO of TFO

Orchestra 101 with Michael Pastreich, President & CEO of TFO
10:30 am - 03/20/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Learn how an orchestra performance comes together, from the initial planning to the execution of the concert. Part of the discussion will also explore the financial...

Creature Feature: Summer road trips in search of Bigfoot.

Creature Feature: Summer road trips in search of Bigfoot.
03:00 pm - 03/18/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Creature Feature: Summer road trips in search of Bigfoot. Photographer Todd Bates discusses the making of a monster. Join the Friends of Photography for an intriguing...

Sensory-Friendly Day at the MFA

Sensory-Friendly Day at the MFA
10:00 am - 03/18/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

The MFA welcomes individuals with autism, their families, and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience to enjoy "Star Wars and the Power of Costume."...

Hot Gatherings, Cool Conversations: Alex Bernstein

Hot Gatherings, Cool Conversations: Alex Bernstein
03:00 pm - 03/11/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join us for a presentation by visiting glass artist Alex Bernstein. Bernstein grew up in a creative environment with access to many of the artists of the American...

Book Club at the MFA

Book Club at the MFA
06:30 pm - 03/08/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured...

A Lifetime of Collecting: Works from the Paul Mellon Collections

A Lifetime of Collecting: Works from the Paul Mellon Collections
06:30 pm - 03/01/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join us for a fascinating Parrish Lecture Series talk by Jeffrey W. Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Manager of Statewide Programs and Exhibitions...

Book Club at the MFA

Book Club at the MFA
06:00 pm - 02/08/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured...

Le Champagne Brunch

Le Champagne Brunch
11:00 am - 02/04/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Wrapping up Wine Weekend St. Pete 2018 is Le Champagne Brunch, which benefits the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, the arts, its legacy, and its many...

Wine Weekend St. Pete International Wine Auction

Wine Weekend St. Pete International Wine Auction
02:00 pm - 02/03/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

The Museum of Fine Arts invites you to join us for the most spectacular weekend ever on February 2-4, 2018 in St Petersburg, Florida. Wine Weekend St Pete benefits...

The Music of Star Wars: Michael Francis at MFA

The Music of Star Wars: Michael Francis at MFA
10:30 am - 01/23/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Michael Francis, The Florida Orchestra’s Music Director and renowned conductor, explores the iconic music of the Star Wars™ films. Hear about Francis’s experiences...

Pick-a-Pic

Pick-a-Pic
04:00 pm - 01/21/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join us for the annual Pick-a-Pic fundraising event at the Museum of Fine Arts. Friends of Photography will bring in three compelling photographs and attendees vote...

Book Club at the MFA

Book Club at the MFA
06:30 pm - 01/11/2018

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured...

New Years Salsa in St Pete. Free Family Event!

New Years Salsa in St Pete. Free Family Event!
08:00 pm - 12/31/2017

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join Simone Salsa Dance School again at the "Little Latin Quarter" at the famous First Night St. Pete, the largest New Year's Eve event in Tampa Bay running for...

Book Club at the MFA

Book Club at the MFA
06:30 pm - 12/14/2017

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured...

Star Wars™ MFA Costume Party

Star Wars™ MFA Costume Party
07:00 pm - 11/11/2017

At Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

Take a journey through the Star Wars™ universe with your MFA Membership. Enjoy one the unique benefits of belonging to the Museum and see this once-in-a-lifetime...

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