Saturday, June 29, 2013

Indian Rocks Beach Historic Museum Re-Opens


Original oil painting of Indian Rocks Beach Historic Museum, gifted to the Museum by Mary Rose Holmes



Indian Rocks Beach's new wing and renovated  Historic Museum is now officially open.
Architects Holmes & Holmes of Indian Shores designed the new wing which links and compliments the existing structure.



The museum is home to exhibits and displays that take guests on a journey from  Indian culture to the days of pioneer settlement and to the modern motel and condo eras.  Museum features include a pictorial timeline, Indian artifacts and a historic cottages exhibit as well as great photos, artifacts and interactive audio devices tied to exhibits bring history alive.
GeorgeAnn Thompson, Donna Valery and Nancy Ayers
 The Museum's gift store offers unique gifts and the original paintings of The Plein Aire Cottage Artists


Artist Mary Rose Holmes and GeorgeAnn Thompson
Plein Aire Cottage Artist:  Violetta Chandler

 INDIAN ROCKS BEACH HISTORIC MUSEUM
 203 4th Ave N, Indian Rocks Bch, FL 33785
Phone:+1 727-593-3861

4 comments:

Elizabeth@ Pine Cones and Acorns said...

Beautiful works by talented painters...I wish that I lived closer so that I could see them in person. Have a wonderful week Helen!

Cait O'Connor said...

I really like that first painting of the museum.

helen tilston said...

Hello Elizabeth
We would love if you lived closer to us and know we would enjoy your company very much. Perhaps some day you will visit

helen tilston said...

Hello Cait


Thank you for your kind compliment. The painting is by Mary Rose Holmes and hangs in the museum. Hope you visit Indian Rocks Beach one day soon