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Cultural Affairs Division

Image of dancersMission: to facilitate, stimulate, and enhance the cultural life in Clearwater for residents and visitors.

Arts and Culture bring many benefits to a community including increasing a city's livability, stimulating economic development and revitalization, strengthening education, and creating an understanding of diverse populations.

These are some of the reasons that the Cultural Affairs Division was created in 2003, as a result of a cultural planning process.

The Cultural Arts Division seeks to build partnerships with other government agencies, private businesses and organizations so that arts and culture can be incorporated in the lives of all our residents and visitors.

Garden Avenue Garage Mural Request for Qualifications (Deadline: February 10, 2017)

The City of Clearwater is requesting qualifications from artists and creative teams for a commissioned mural opportunity for the Garden Avenue Garage in Downtown Clearwater. The Art Selection Committee is seeking artists who have work experience in producing large-formal murals on multi-story structures. The desire for the mural is to create a signature landmark that will act as a beacon, raising the visibility of the facility and attracting motorists to the garage. To view the full application, please CLICK HERE

Sculpture360: Art in the Cleveland Street District

Sculpture 360 has returned to downtown Clearwater. Read details on the Sculpture360 program page.

The Sculpture 360 Program along Cleveland Street downtown Clearwater is funded through a partnership with the Downtown Development Board and brings high-quality public artwork to residents and visitors. For more information about Sculpture360, please contact Christopher Hubbard at (727) 562-4837 or e-mail