How St. Petersburg became the cultural center of the west coast of Florida – Part 2

A Cultural Destination takes aim With four museums in downtown St. Petersburg operating in the late 1980s it was critical to help create a destination out of what existed. Even the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) did not include a lot of information about the museums in its promotional material in the late 1980s and … Continue reading How St. Petersburg became the cultural center of the west coast of Florida – Part 2

How St. Petersburg became the cultural center of the west coast of Florida – Part 1

How St. Petersburg became the cultural center of the west coast of Florida - Part 1 This post is part of a series that looks at how St. Petersburg, Florida became the cultural center of the west coast of Florida. ┬áThis series is an update to a presentation to the annual Florida Association of Museum's … Continue reading How St. Petersburg became the cultural center of the west coast of Florida – Part 1