Madeira and St. Pete Beach are two charming gulf beach communities in Tampa Bay that offer a wealth of activities catering to the arts enthusiast. Whether you’re an artist yourself, enjoy taking classes, or are simply a fan of art, this area has plenty to offer.
Corey Avenue European-Style Market – On Sundays, from 10 am to 2 pm, Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach comes alive with local arts and crafts venders, free entertainment, food, produce, antiques, and more. Includes free parking, and it’s a beautiful way to start the day after Sunday brunch, also a popular commodity in the area. Parking is free.
Mardi Gras Beach Midway – This annual Upham Beach festival at the beginning of March features arts and crafts activities, a free outdoor concert with local musicians, a kids’ zone, beer garden, food, and over 100 local arts and crafts vendors. Families are encouraged to wear mardi gras masks and costumes. The event is free and sponsored by Kiwanis of Gulf Beaches.
Shell Store – The Shell Store on Corey Avenue features thousands of Florida seashells, cleaned and ready for crafting. Perfect for making a picture frame to capture your Florida vacation experience.
Celestial Beading in Madeira Beach – Celestial Beading offers jewelry-making classes and jewelry-making supplies. Open Monday through Sunday, shoppers can purchase a variety of gemstones, swarovski crystals, 14k gold, sterling silver, and more. A short distance from nearby Madeira Beach condos.
Buttons, Bangles, and Beads – Another arts and crafts store located on historic Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach, Buttons, Bangles, and Beads offers thousands of beads, perfect for beginner through advanced-level jewelry-makers. They also sell hand-made jewelry from talented local artists. Be sure to stop by on your stroll through the Sunday morning market.
Moonfish Bay Artist Studio and Gallery in Madeira Beach – Featuring Works by Deborah Dabinet, JJ Watts, and Featured Artist, Photographer Richard, this new exhibit and studio offers visitors the chance to experience some of the area’s finest local artists. Just minutes from nearby Madeira Beach vacation rentals.
Vincent William Gallery on Corey Avenue – Featuring custom stained glass, wood works, stained glass, pottery, photography, watercolor painting, sculpture, mixed media, and more, the Vincent William Gallery is another must-see while visiting Corey Avenue.
Sun Tan Art in St Pete Beach – Includes classes for graphics, watercolor, oil, and acrylic painting, clay and glass-making, yoga, Zumba, and more. Also includes kids’ classes, which makes Sun Tan Art perfect for a family full of art enthusiasts and a short distance from St. Pete Beach Rentals.
How to keep metallic acrylic paint from peeling off?
I am painting some plastic beads and clay in metallic folk art acrylic, but it keeps coming off… Is there any way to prevent this, possibly with a sealant? Thanks!
no. paint it on something else.
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