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Special Exhibits, Events @ the Museum of Fine Arts

Posted By LocalShops1, Wednesday, April 6, 2016

"Christian Marclay: Telephones and Soundholes," a special exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Petersburg, wraps up its run April 29, 2016.


In Telephones, Marclay has spliced together telephone scenes from 130 Hollywood movies; In Sound Holes, Marclay created 21 photogravures– a process known for its delicate graphic tonalities– depicting entryphones, emphasizing their patterns and scratches from use. Marclay works between London and New York, and his exhibits have been featured at institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; the Venice Biennale; the Kunsthaus, Zurich; and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.


The Museum of Fine Arts is at 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. For information visit their website,



Also happening at the MFA: 


Conversations with the Designers

Sunday April 10, noon to 2 pm 

Come early, as this event always draws large crowds. Floral designers will be in the galleries to discuss their creations, inspiration, and techniques. Free with museum admission.


Friends of Decorative Arts
Tuesday April 12,  2-3 pm
Eric Hilton will share stories from his time at Steuben Glass. Free for FODA members, $5 for non-FODA members plus admission.




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