St. Pete Contemporary Glass Museum Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Weekend Event Featuring Praises From Gov. DeSantis, Sen. Scott

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The Imagine Museum of Contemporary Glass Art held its annual Fire and Light event on Saturday, celebrating its fifth anniversary while bestowing awards to some of the most prominent glass artists in the world. Held at its Central Avenue location, the event saw more than 250 people—including 30 glass artists from around the globe—gather to celebrate the museum’s half-decade of inspiring museumgoers in the region. This event was the first in a series of anniversary celebrations planned for 2023. Additionally, Imagine Museum awarded two international artists with the museum’s coveted Artist of the Future award, handed to world-renowned glass artists garnering critical acclaim internationally. This year, Ms. Duggan awarded Wilfried Grootens of Germany and Vladimira Klumpar of the Czech Republic. Held in collaboration with Habatat Galleries Michigan, the Fire and Light event allowed attendees to peruse yet-to-be-seen galleries, enjoy live music and hors d'oeuvres, and converse with glass artists from around the world. The celebration also drew acclaim from two prominent Florida dignitaries: Governor Ron DeSantis and Senator Rick Scott. Recommended as one of the “Top Ten Attractions in St. Petersburg” by Trip Advisor, Imagine Museum is located at 1901 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL. For more information on the Imagine Museum’s upcoming events, visit www.ImagineMuseum.com. 

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