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Chihuly Collection

The Chihuly Collection at the Morean Arts Center is a stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork. This presentation is unique as it is the first installation of Chihuly art in a building designed specifically for that purpose. Designed so that the art and architecture work together to create a visitor experience unlike any other exhibition of Chihuly’s art. 

Duncan McClellan Gallery

Nestled in the heart of the Warehouse Art District, the Duncan McClellan Gallery features rotating exhibitions showcasing nationally and internationally recognized artists.  Glass is the primary medium and artists are given the opportunity to work in the onsite hotshop.

Duncan McClellan’s newest addition for artists and visitors is the St. Petersburg Hot Glass Workshop.  This 2,400 square foot workshop provides a state of the art facility for artists.

GAS Events: Hot Glass Demos

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

This contemporary hotel is located in the heart of downtown.  It is an 8-minute walk from the Dali Museum and a 10-minute walk from the Mahaffey Theater and very close to most of the other venues.

All rooms offer sophisticated décor and custom-designed beds, plus 42-inch flat screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Suites add separate living areas.

GAS Events: Registration, T-shirt Sales, Tech Display, Educational & Professional Resource Center, Poster Presentations, Lectures, Panel, Lec-Mos, Portfolio Review

Imagine Museum

A new fine art institution in the up-and-coming Central Arts District of St. Petersburg, Florida.  Its primary collection displays the explosive growth and diversification of the studio glass movement in America since the 1960s and extends to new directions in contemporary glass.

GAS events: Gala & Auction, receiving of auction pieces

GAS Events (outside): Hot Glass Roadshow

Morean Arts Center 

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.  Classes and outreach programs are designed to bring out the artists in everyone.

The Morean offers adult programs, kids programs, family programs, early childhood programs, and summer camp programs attracting beginners and advanced students alike.  Community outreach programs are geared towards youth and veterans.

GAS Events: Member Show, Student Exhibition

Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop

GAS Events: Hot Glass Demos and Cold Glass Demos

Morean Center For Clay

The Morean Center for Clay, located at the Historic Train Station, offers education, studio space, and gallery sales all in one building.  This seamless access to clay services is a unique experience offered in few locations in the country.  The Morean Center for Clay offers high-quality classes with professional teaching artists from the local community and MCC Artists-in-Residence participants from around the country.  Classes and workshops are designed with all skill levels in mind.  The Morean Center for Clay is a haven for all pottery enthusiasts, collectors, visitors and artists.

GAS Events: Closing Night Party

The Mahaffey Theater

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, the newly renovated Duke Energy Center for the Arts/The Mahaffey Theater is a 2,031 seat cultural jewel featuring elegant ballroom space, spectacular waterfront views, and European box-style seating.  The Mahaffey is just steps away from the culturally vibrant downtown and minutes away from world famous museums and white sandy beaches. 

GAS events: Opening Ceremony, Awards, Keynote Address, Opening Reception

Zen Glass Studio

Zen Glass Studio & Gallery is a flamework glass studio founded in 2002 by artists David Walker and Josh Poll.  They have been active in the St. Petersburg art community ever since.

The studio offers glass art classes, workshops, studio rental space, custom hand blown glass jewelry, glassware, marbles, sculptures, figurines, wall art, and multi-media.  Dave and Josh also design custom commercial and residential glass art installations.

GAS Events: Studio Flameworking Demos

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The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.