Classes & Workshops

Classes (All classes at Museum unless otherwise listed) 

Learn the fascinating art of wood carving, including relief, in the round, and chip carving. Additional material fees of $10 paid directly to instructor. No class on 11/11, 11/25.

Fridays 8/5-12/9 | 9:30am-12pm | Ages: 8-Adult | $7/class

Watercolor Wonders
Techniques of watercolor painting to experience the magic and versatility of the medium. We will stimulate the imagination and invite creativity. All levels welcome. Be sure to pick up your supply list.

Tuesdays 8/9-11/22 | 1-3pm | Ages: 14-Adult | $60/person (for a 4 week session)

Zen Brush Art
Come discover the art of Zen Brush painting. Learn what kind of brush, ink, paper and technique to use. Drop in: $16 or monthly $64

Tuesdays 10/4-12/20 | 10am-12pm | Ages: Adults | $64/person (based on a 4 week session)

Drawing Basics
A graphite pencil drawing class. Learn to draw basic objects and textures. Lessons with still life set ups and a variety of antique and historical objects at the Museum. A good fundamental skills class. For beginning and intermediate levels.

Fridays 9/16-10/7 | 1-3:15pm | Ages: 14-Adult | $75/person

Mosaics Workshop
Decorate a flower pot with mosaic pieces in this 2 week workshop. Bring your own clay flower pot to decorate. Some materials provided, but you may bring flat pieces of tile, glass, or anything meaningful to incorporate in your personal mosaic.

Wednesdays 11/9-11/16 | 1-4pm | Ages: Adults | $35/person

Workshops (All workshops at Museum unless otherwise listed)

Jewelry Making
In this three hour workshop with Don Roberts, students will learn many basic techniques needed to create amazing hand-crafted metal jewelry by using hand tools and more. Students will make a beautiful piece of jewelry to take home. Additional $10 fee will be paid directly to the instructor.

Thursday 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10 | 6-9pm | Ages: Adults | $20/person, plus $10 fee paid directly to instructor

Pastels w/ IMI

Explore the beautiful medium of oil pastels. The focus is to learn & develop the basic skills of this lively, lovely, fine art medium. Draw what the teacher is drawing or bring your own pictures for guided assistance. From start to finish a completed work of art in each workshop!

Saturday 8/13, 9/10, 10/8 | 10:30am-12pm | Ages: 14-Adult | $35/person

Making Memories at the Museum
Enjoy fun and hands-on crafts at the Museum the 1st Saturday of the month.

Saturday 10/1, 11/5 | 10am-2pm | All Ages | $4/person

Ladies Night Out Wreath Making

Ladies come join us for a night out and design the perfect holiday wreath for your front door. Learn the basics of decorating wreaths - from filler selection to bow-making in this one night workshop. Be sure to pick up your supply list.

Thursday 10/6 | 6-7:30pm | Ages: 14-Adult | $8/person

Holiday Craft Nite
Families and children are invited to participate in making some REAL FUN holiday crafts at our Museum & Cultural Center. That's right - we supply the crafts, while you get creative!

Thursday 12/1 | 7-9pm | Ages: 5-Adult | $10/person

Bows, Bows, Bows
Learn the tricks to simplify bow tying to make your home and gifts extra special. Materials included.

Wednesday 12/7 | 6-7pm | Ages: 14-Adult | $8/person

Events (All events take place at the Museum unless otherwise listed)

Cuban Fishing Ranchos in Tampa Bay
Florida Public Archaeology Network presents some of the earliest historic settlements along the Gulf Coast, and how important these early Spanish/Cuban fishing camps were to the development of Tampa Bay.

Wednesday 9/28 | 6:30-7:30pm | All Ages | FREE

Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Come in your favorite dress! The night will include, sparkly fingernails, dazzling makeup fun, crafts and lite dinner. You will have a chance to show off your singing abilities and favorite dance moves!

Friday 9/30 | 6-9pm | Ages: 5-12 | $20/person

Trip Back In Time
This talk will cover 10,000 Years of History, Mystery, Rumors & Ghosts with Caryl Dennis. You’ll experience a PowerPoint presentation of over 350 pictures and illustrations, as you’re entertained with tales of Tocobaga Indians, pirates, ancient burial mounds, 6,000 year old artifacts, Spanish Conquistadors, pioneers, grapefruit, segregation, hurricanes, fires, “Whisky Harbor,” stories of healing from our history-drenched five mineral springs, celebrities, the mob, Ghosts, Swamp Apes, UFOs and so much more.

Thursday 10/26 | 6:30-8:30pm | Ages: Adults | $15/person

The First Thanksgiving in Florida: St. Augustine, 1565
Florida Public Archaeology Network presents this family friendly presentation that discusses the first contact between European explorers and Native Americans in what is now Florida, as well as the real story of the first Thanksgiving in St. Augustine.

Wednesday 11/9 | 6:30-7:30pm | All Ages | FREE

Vintage Market
Come Visit the Safety Harbor Museum's 3rd Annual Vintage Market! We will have booths selling quality vintage accessories, collectibles, antiques and more. If interested in being a vendor, please contact the Museum and Cultural Center at 727-724-1562.

Saturday 11/12 | 8am-3pm | All Ages | FREE for participants, $40/vendors

Tocobaga Times

See our latest Tocobaga Times, which includes the latest special events, classes and workshops happening at the museum in August and September!


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