Make us your home page
Instagram

Hidden gem of an exhibit at Baisden Gallery

Even in his frenetic years as a top fashion designer running up frocks for pals such as Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Vollbracht  remained an artist. He s retired from fashion (for now) and spends more time creating his paintings and collages. See them at Baisden  Gallery, 442 Grand Central Ave. , Tampa, through June 22 (and near Mis en Place and the Oxford Exchange so plan a visit around lunch). Ten percent of sales will be donated to St. Joseph s Children s Hospital Foundation. Hours are noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday . Free. (813) 250 1511 .
Image from Baisden Gallery

Even in his frenetic years as a top fashion designer running up frocks for pals such as Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Vollbracht remained an artist. He s retired from fashion (for now) and spends more time creating his paintings and collages. See them at Baisden Gallery, 442 Grand Central Ave. , Tampa, through June 22 (and near Mis en Place and the Oxford Exchange so plan a visit around lunch). Ten percent of sales will be donated to St. Joseph s Children s Hospital Foundation. Hours are noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday . Free. (813) 250 1511 . Image from Baisden Gallery

Even in his frenetic years as a top fashion designer running up frocks for pals such as Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Vollbracht remained an artist. He's retired from fashion (for now) and spends more time creating his paintings and collages. See them at Baisden Gallery, 442 Grand Central Ave., Tampa, through June 22 (and near Mise en Place and the Oxford Exchange so plan a visit around lunch). Ten percent of sales will be donated to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Foundation. Hours are noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Free. (813) 250 1511.

Image from Baisden Gallery

Hidden gem of an exhibit at Baisden Gallery 04/24/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 7:17pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Tampa City Council votes to accept travel invitation from Cuban ambassador

    Blogs

    The invitation came to Tampa City Council chairwoman Yvonne Yolie Capin in a June 9 letter from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.

    The Tampa City Council voted 6-0, with Frank Reddick out of the room, to respond to a travel invitation from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 25

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Festival: The daytime festival covers Central Avenue's Grand Central District with more than 350 vendors, multiple stages, live music, art and food. 9 a.m., Grand Central District, 2429 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 342-0084.

    Kristen Whalen poses for a photo before the start of the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg last year. It's that time of year again, so check with us for your planning purposes. [LUIS SANTANA  |   Times (2016)]
  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 24

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Block Party and Night Parade: St. Pete Pride's popular parade moves to downtown St. Petersburg's scenic waterfront. The block party brings DJs, food and drinks starting at 2 p.m. The parade steps off at Fifth Ave NE and Bayshore at 7 p.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m. 2 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth …

    Thousands line the streets of Central Ave. during the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg.  [Saturday, June 25, 2016] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
  4. Bar review: Les Partners Lounge goes old-school in Clearwater

    Bars & Spirits

    There are some local places that I'm shocked aren't more well known, and I think that's the result of a general aversion to stepping out of one's comfort zone. I make regular concerted efforts to step outside of mine, which often leads me to strange and rewarding drinking establishments.

    Les Partners Lounge is an old-school, smoker-friendly cocktail lounge and live music venue tucked away in a nondescript shopping plaza in Island Estates.
  5. Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

    Bars & Spirits

    Tarpon Springs' Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to wild ale brewing, utilizing an open brewing approach involving uncovered fermenters in order to brew beer with local ambient microbes, reminiscent in some ways to the fermentation techniques used by rustic farmhouse breweries in Belgium …

     Plongeur a?€š€™L?ˆš??ponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Company, 6/23/17  Electric Chair Sour Shandy, Angry Chair Brewing, 6/30/17   Pulp Friction Grapefruit IPA, Motorworks Brewing 7/7/17