New Arts & Crafts Museum for St Petersburg, Florida

September 6 2021

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Art Newspaper have reported on news of a new museum dedicated to the Arts & Crafts Museum. The new The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement (MAACM) has been founded by Florida-based pharmaceutical businessman Rudy Ciccarello and will house his private collection and the holdings of the Two Red Roses Foundation, a non-profit educational organisation Ciccarello founded in 2004. His collection contains more than 2,000 objects related to the American Arts & Crafts Movement.

According to the article:

With more than 40,000sq. ft of gallery space, the new museum will be housed in a five-storey, 137,000sq. ft structure designed by the Tampa-based architect Alberto Alfonso. The institution will also have an outdoor garden, an education studio, graphic studio, research library, theater, event space, café, and restaurant.

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