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Nov 18 Deadline: Nominees Wanted for MUSE Artist Awards

Posted By LocalShops1, Tuesday, October 18, 2016

MUSE, a fundraising event organized by the St Petersburg Arts Alliance, will celebrate artistic inspiration on Friday, January 27, 2017, at the Museum of Fine Arts downtown. The event, in its fourth year, pays tribute to those who continue to inspire and guide St. Petersburg to its standing as an international arts destination. Proceeds will benefit artists, arts businesses, and arts and cultural organizations through the Arts Alliance's programs and services.
MUSE is now accepting nominations for honorees. Please submit name and why they should be honored to by Friday, November 18. An awards committee will compile the nominations and determine the winners in four categories:

  • Performance Arts Award recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the performance art field to include music, dance, theater and/or interdisciplinary which is presented to an audience.
  • Literary Arts Award recognizes an artist or organization that has achieved excellence in the written word in fiction or non-fiction, journalism, poetry or prose, print or digital formats.
  • Patron of the Arts Award recognizes those who, with their time and treasure generously support the arts.
  • Arts Ambassador Award recognizes a beloved St. Petersburg artist of any discipline who is a stellar representative of the City of the Arts.

The MUSE Visual Arts Award will honor sculptor and painter Kyu Yamamoto, whose artwork will be featured on the 2017 commemorative poster.


For information on MUSE sponsorships call (727) 518-5142 or email

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