Previous Public Arts Endeavors

The Temple Terrace Arts Council routinely seeks opportunities to raise arts and cultural awareness including the support of artists, public art projects, donations to arts & cultural activities, youth arts programming. and scholarships. 

The generosity of Sponsors and Friends have enabled us to:

  • Present art scholarships to high school art students;
  • Commission artist Charles Fager (USF) to create a multi-colored sculpture Origami, subsequently installed at the Family Recreation Complex and donated to the city;
  • Commission painting of several murals at the Temple Terrace Library children’s section;
  • Commission a set of murals at Riverhills Elementary School;
  • Purchase a kiln for Terrace Community School;
  • Install outdoor electrical lines at Riverview Park;
  • Provide an annual grant to Temple Terrace Leisure Services in support of summer art programs;
  • Refurbish the Origami sculpture on the facade of the Family Recreation Complex;
  • Give an art project grant to Blake High School;
  • Assist Masque Theater in the production of local performances;
  • Foster Participation in the arts via the Fish on  the Fence project, a permanent outdoor display at Greco Middle School;
  • Produce the Public Pollock Project;
  • Produce the Arts and Crafts Festival each November since 1973;
  • Produce an annual fundraiser Art en Blanc in April since 2012;
  • Sponsor Fresh Views, an annual Kindergarten through 5th Grade art exhibit and contest which the Council displays at the Arts and Crafts Festival.

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