“We’re hoping this is a way that we can continue to support the history, culture, and arts of the city with City support [by] keeping the buildings open,” Loper explained. “We have absolute support from a community that is amazing, but this amazing community all has other commitments and jobs.”
Gulfport Florida History Museum
After three hours of deliberations and public input on the Beach Drive land issue that dominated the agenda, the Gulfport City Council took just a few moments at the end of its Nov. 1 regular meeting to give final approval to four ordinances regarding ongoing city business.
The Gulfport Historical Society operates two buildings: the Gulfport History Museum and the Gulfport Arts Center. The Society leases both buildings from the City of Gulfport.
Meet Marissa Stewart-Dix, the first person of color on the Gulfport Historical Society board. She’s one of nine board members of the Gulfport Historical Society. GHS runs the Gulfport History Museum and the Gulfport Arts Center. Dix sits on the steering committee for the soon-to-reopen arts center.
The Gulfport Arts Center wanted dedicated art fans and artists to serve on a steering committee – and donations to finish some final touches inside the center.
Looking for the best Gulfport Christmas parties and St. Petersburg markets this coming week? The Gabber has you covered.
Local photographer Larry Busby’s show, A Gulfport Sight and Sound Experience II, will be at the Catherine Hickman Theater through October 28.
Don’t like the Florida heat? There’s a whole lot to do in the Gulfport-St. Petersburg area to keep cool. Gabber reporter Gabrielle Reeder looks at a few.