Date ArticleType
3/5/2018 Member News

“Spring for the Arts” to raise money for art programs


Kim Dohrman, CEO
Creative Clay, Inc.




“Spring for the Arts” to raise money for art programs


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Creative Clay’s annual spring fundraiser returns March 21 to Duncan McClellan Glass Studio in St. Petersburg’s Warehouse Arts District. “Spring for the Arts” is a celebration of the non-profit’s 23rd anniversary of making the arts accessible to all. All funds raised during the 6-9 p.m. event directly fund Creative Clay’s programs.

Included in the evening will be a silent auction with a variety of items, including: a four-hour sunset cruise on 55-foot yacht, two-hour paddleboard tour of Weedon Island, Hamboards long board, Kala ukulele, St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts Museum Store “Star Wars” package, theater packages from American Stage, Stageworks, freeFall, and Jobsite Theater, as well as offerings from local restaurants.

Tickets are $75 and include gourmet food by Island Flavors and 'Tings, free valet, two drink tickets. Black Crow Coffee, spirits by St. Petersburg Distillery, and beer by Green Bench Brewing and 3 Daughters Brewing. Guest also will enjoy live music by Lounge Cat, a Hot Shop Demonstration with a chance to win a glass piece of art made at the event and a $100 Lotto ticket door prize.

Creative Clay member artist art will be on display and for sale throughout the evening. Member artists will also be at the event doing portraits of guests.

Duncan McClellan Glass is situated on a 7,800 square-foot former fish and tomato packing plant at 2342 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg, in the Warehouse Arts District. Glass artist and gallery owner Duncan McClellan has transformed the spot into a beautiful, multi-functional space. The grounds have become a meeting place for glass artists, visiting dignitaries and the community.

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Creative Clay’s mission is to help people with disabilities achieve full and inclusive lives through access to the arts by providing expressive, educational and vocational experiences. 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. Visit