Cultural Odyssey in Florida

by Peter Morrell on 07 February 2014, 12:02PM Cultural Odyssey in Florida Peter Morrell, on his four part cultural tour of the Sunshine State, starts in style with St Petersburg It’s before 10:00am on a December morning and I am strolling next to Tampa Bay. The sky is blue, it’s well over 70 degrees, the locals are bidding me good morning and I am looking forward to seeing three world class art galleries all within a walk of each other. St Petersburg is a cultural hotspot in Florida and it is one of the legs of an odyssey I am taking through the southern part of the state to appreciate the richness of its arts. The Museum of Fine ArtsMy first stop was The Museum of Fine Arts.  This elegant gallery, designed by John Volk and built in 1965, houses a comprehensive and wide ranging collection covering 4500 years of art and artefacts. The works a...
A Cultural Odyssey in Florida

A Cultural Odyssey in Florida

Peter Morrell finds that there is a lot more to the Sunshine State than beaches and theme parks with a host of attractions sure to satisfy the most avid culture vulture.I went on a remarkable journey of discovery recently in the Sunshine State of. Starting in Tampa, the road trip saw me eight days and more than 500 miles later in Miami. My mission was to find out how much culture Florida had to of...
by Peter Morrell on 02 December 2013, 11:12AM



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