THE 47TH ANNUAL RAYMOND JAMES GASPARILLA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS WELCOMES ARTISTS & ART LOVERS
From all parts of the country, artist migrate every winter to the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, where the country’s most accomplished artists and rising stars vie for the $15,000 Raymond James Best of Show Award and an additional $59,500 in prize money.
Held annually during the first weekend in March in downtown Tampa, it is a true showcase. Featured art includes ceramic, digital, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor and wood. The esteemed event also features the works of local young artists, a weekend full of live entertainment and a children’s art activity area.
Mark your calendars for a weekend packed full of the arts! More than 250 visual artists will showcase their work alongside performing artists in Curtis Hixon Park and Kiley Garden in downtown Tampa.
Additional features include:
-Children’s Activities, including the Art Collectors in Training Program
-Local food & beverage vendors
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, March 4, 2018: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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