ArticleType: Member News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Kim Dohrman, CEO
Creative Clay, Inc.
Creative Clay celebrates 21 years with “Spring for the Arts”
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Local St. Petersburg non-profit Creative Clay, Inc., invites the public to join them May 5 as they celebrate their 21st anniversary of making the arts accessible to all in St. Petersburg.
“Spring for the Arts” at Duncan McClellan Gallery, 2342 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg, will feature a repertoire of events throughout the evening, including awards, live music, swing dancing, an art exhibit by Creative Clay artists, a $125 VIP Experience with a chance to participate in a glass-blowing demonstration, magic shows and silent auction.
Several sponsorship opportunities and VIP packages are available. Regular priced tickets: $75.00; VIP tickets: $125. Complimentary valet parking also will be available. Information on sponsorship packages and ticket purchases can be found at: http://www.creativeclay.org/events/spring-for-the-arts-2016/
Creative Clay opens its doors as the first arts organization in the state of Florida specifically designed to serve persons with disabilities through sophisticated arts education. The agency began with one student participant with a $1000 grant from the Knights of Columbus. Creative Clay continues to operate its Community Arts Program daily, serving nearly 200 individuals per week. The agency has grown to include an Arts in Healthcare program (proper name?), Transition partnership with Pinellas County Schools, an inclusionary summer camp, Artlink mentorship program, Open Studio and Summer Studio.
Creative Clay’s vision is to make the arts accessible for all. Creative Clay’s mission is to provide educational, expressive and vocational opportunities in the arts for people with obstacles to arts access. We serve people with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, as well as people in healthcare settings, children, veterans, and provide outreach art experiences in our community. Creative Clay is located at 1114 Central Avenue, in the heart of The EDGE District of St. Petersburg.
Creative Clay’s Web site: www.creativeclay.org
Duncan McClellan Glass Web site: www.dmglass.com