While Tallahassee’s insistence on never reinstating statewide strict-ish coronavirus safety measures seems to be the only certainty in the age of delta, an air of concern does permeate this 2-page listing of arts happenings to keep on your radar over the next few months. Please be safe, amenable to change, and kind to one another as you check these events—listed in chronological order by opening day—out.
- HCC’s permanent art collection Gallery 221 at Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry, Tampa
- AIRshow Opening on Aug. 20 (on display through Aug. 28) Quaid Gallery, Tampa
- Heightened Senses Aug. 26. Labyrinth Studios, Tampa
- Reverberations Through Aug. 29. James Museum of Wildlife & Western Art, St. Petersburg
- The Rose and The Beast: Fairy Tales Retold by Francesca Lia Block, an interactive narrative adventure Through Aug. 29. freeFall Theatre, St. Petersburg
- Artists in residence at WTR Cooler Monthly. WTR Cooler, Tampa
- Fairgrounds Opening Sept. 2. Fairgrounds, St. Petersburg
- Chapel Chop: BBQ, beer and music festival feat. Plain White T’s w/We The Kings/more Sept. 4-5. The Grove, Wesley Chapel
- Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Launch party Sept. 9 (films from Oct.1-9). Various venues and virtual
- Green Book of Tampa Bay Group Art Exhibit Through Sept. 11. The [email protected], St. Petersburg
- Illsol: A Paradoxical Synthesis Through Sept. 23 Gallery 114 at Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City.
- Krateoberfest Oct. 9 The Grove, Wesley Chapel
- Skyway Through Oct. 11. Multiple venues.
- Vision, Power, Axé Through Oct. 28. Gallery 221 at Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry, Tampa
- Neighborhood November 2021. Mize Gallery, St. Petersburg.
- Tusks To Tails Through Jan. 16, 2021. Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa
- SPACEcraft Aug. 21-Sept. 4. Bear Creek and Walter Fuller Parks, St. Petersburg
- Always Grindin’: A Celebration of Skate Deck Art Aug. 28. Cove, Pinellas Park
- Critters Opens Sept. 17. Mize Gallery, St. Petersburg
- Beasts and Burdens Sept. 17-Dec. 23. Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin
- Letterheadz Sept. 25. Pinellas Arts Village’s 4th Saturday block pARTy, Pinellas Park
- Dr. Ride’s American Beach House Oct. 1-10. Jobsite Theater at David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa
- Evil Dead the Musical Oct. 14-31. Stageworks Theatre, Tampa.
- The Haunted Studios at Pinellas Arts Village Oct. 15-16, 22-23, 29-31. Studios at 5663, Pinellas Park
- Groveaween Oct. 30 The Grove, Wesley Chapel
- Por Todas Partes: Alejandra Gotera and bujikimo Oct. 4-Nov. 10 Gallery 114 at Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City
- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Oct. 22-Nov. 14. Jobsite Theater at David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa
- An Irresistible Urge to Create: Florida Outsider Art from the Monroe Family Collection Nov. 4, 2021-May 22, 2022. Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa
- Uncaged Art Nov. 8-Dec. 2 Gallery 221 at Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry, Tampa
- Romeo and Juliet Jan. 14-Feb. 6. Jobsite Theater at David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa
- Home is Anywhere you Hang Your Head Tempus Projects, Tampa
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