July 1, 2022

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St. Petersburg’s James Museum presents free admission to hospitality employees

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If you function in hospitality and are searching for an exercise to escape the summer warmth, the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Artwork has a offer for you.

The museum is displaying appreciation for hospitality employees by offering them free of charge admission through August.

The offer you applies to all hospitality marketplace workforce, including lodge, food items service and tourism enterprise workers.

Workers can existing a enterprise card, badge or identify tag as evidence of work. Welcome kits will be provided to guests.

Guests can roam the galleries housing a wide assortment that boasts traditional works, jewelry, stunning Western landscapes and representations of majestic wildlife. There are also several modern artworks and operates by Native American artists.

The Native Artists Gallery in the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Artwork in St. Petersburg includes will work- remaining to proper: Evening Embers, 1994, by Tony Abeyta, Smoke Signal, 1993, bronze sculpture, by Allan Houser, Rain Talker, 2005, bronze sculpture by Oreland C. Joe, and Cherokee, 1975, by Fritz Scholder. [ SCOTT KEELER | Times ]

And with sandstone imported from India inside and outside the developing, as very well as a black granite waterfall, the museum by itself is a get the job done of art.

The bronze  "Honeymoon at Crow Fair," by John Coleman, is one of the first pieces seen when entering The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art .
The bronze “Honeymoon at Crow Reasonable,” by John Coleman, is just one of the very first items noticed when entering The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art . [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]

Also on exhibit is “Reverberations,” a specific exhibition presented by the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Background Museum that showcases Black artists from Tampa Bay and the Southeastern United States. Curated by Desmond Clark, it operates by Aug. 29.

Desmond Clark poses with "True Vine" by Steve Prince in the exhibition he curated, "Reverberations."
Desmond Clark poses with “Genuine Vine” by Steve Prince in the exhibition he curated, “Reverberations.” [ JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times ]

“Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day” is on display screen as effectively. The exhibition showcases the perform that Canadian-born artist Karen Bondarchuk produced about the class of a yr to mark the passing time that her mother, who was suffering from dementia, no more time could. For 365 times, she created a crow each individual day on a small hand-slash panel. It stays on look at via Sept. 6.

"Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day” is on display at the James Museum through Sept. 6, 2021.
“Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day” is on show at the James Museum by way of Sept. 6, 2021. [ JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times ]

If you go

The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art. 150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday. 727-892-4200. thejamesmuseum.org.

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