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St. Pete Beach Art Institute, 3300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach (727-367-3818). Reflections, a three-woman show, features artworks by potter Ann Sackett, painter Gayle Woodley and multimedia painter Gay Womack. The show runs through Dec. 29. Viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Visit

St. Petersburg Main Branch Post Office, 3135 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Getting Wired! is an exhibit of metal media by artist Brandy Stark. The show is part of the post office's project to expand public awareness of the arts in the Tampa Bay area. The exhibit runs through Dec. 14. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 727-323-6552.

Studio Encanto, 209 First St. N., St. Petersburg (727-821-2959). The Echo Effect, an exhibit of mixed media by Vesna Vojnovic Anderson, runs through Dec. 6. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Synthesis Fine Arts, at Tampa City Center, 201 N. Franklin St., Tampa. Lure of Color, recent works by Yvette Galliher, is on display in the mezzanine and On the Edge, a group show of paintings and sculpture by more than a dozen local artists, is on display in the lobby. The exhibits run through Jan. 12. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For details on the show, call the gallery's second location, at 1-877-SYNTHESIS.

Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs (727-942-5605). Brief Images of Time is an exhibit of paintings by Harry Farmlett, who worked as a New York design consultant for many years before retiring to Florida. He now devotes much of his time to painting. The exhibit runs through Nov. 28. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

TECO Public Art Gallery, 704 N. Franklin St., Tampa (813-251-3688). Ruth T. Nienhaus exhibits her watercolor paintings through Dec. 31. The exhibit consists of 20 landscapes and various portraits. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Gallery of Owen Sweet Design, 16701 Gulf Blvd. N., Redington Beach (727-392-6936). Language of the Heart is an exhibit of oil and acrylic paintings by local artist Dragoslav Milic. The exhibit is on display through Dec. 28. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

The Muse Gallery, 2465 Drew St., in the Fine Arts Building of the St. Petersburg College-Clearwater campus (727-791-2685). Color With Out Color is an exhibit of new works by the school's photography students. The show runs through Dec. 7. Hours are 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Vincent William Gallery Inc., 320 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach (727-363-1334). Keep it Together celebrates the gallery's eighth anniversary. Artists on display include Australian silver jeweler Jose Nunes and Canadian bronze artist Andrew Benyei. The gallery also includes works by more than 120 local, national and Canadian artists. The exhibit runs through Nov. 23. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Museums and Attractions

Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater (727-441-1790). This nonprofit organization is dedicated to education and research, and the rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine animals. Drop by to visit the dolphins, sea turtles and river otters, and to touch a stingray or two. Admission costs $8.75 for adults and $6.25 for kids. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa (813-273-4000). Thanksgiving Weekend, see the aquarium's signature glass dome illuminated for the holidays. The aquarium's latest exhibit, Sea Hunt, includes colorful predators from the world's oceans. The aquarium also features over 10,000 aquatic plants and animals in three galleries: Wetlands, Bays and Beaches and Coral Reefs. Enjoy behind-the-scenes and audio tours, dive shows, a touch-tank with sharks and rays, and special exhibits like No BoneZone, Frights of the Forest and Dragons Down Under. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Tickets cost $13.75 for adults, $12.75 for seniors, $8.75 for ages 3-12 and free for children under 3. Visit

Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg (727-820-0100). On the Edge of the Abyss is an exhibit of 93 drawings by Ella Liebermann-Shiber of the horrors she witnessed in Nazi captivity. Ella's family was taken from Berlin in 1938, and she eventually ended up in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Her father and brothers were killed, but she and her mother survived due to Ella's artistic ability (she painted portraits for the Germans). The exhibit continues through Feb. 24. Fragments is an exhibit of 120 16-by-20-inch photographs of Florida Holocaust survivors by Jason Schwartz. The commissioned collection is on display through March 10. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission is $6; $5 for seniors and college students; $2 for ages 18 and under (members get in free).

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