Connections is a free mental healthcare community art engagement program. Advanced registration is required for all sessions. Light snacks provided by TMA Riverwalk Café. Contact Connections@TampaMuseum.org for more information.
July 10th, 11 am — 12:30 pm
October 9th, 11 am — 12:30 pm
Individuals are invited to participate in facilitated conversations that explore art through the lenses of memory, imagination, and creativity. Care partners and their loved ones engage socially as they look at a small selection of artwork.
August 9th, 5:30 — 7 pm
November 8th, 5:30 — 7 pm
Sessions focus on providing participants and loved ones with a break from the mental strains of stresses that disrupt everyday life. Guests are invited to bring a plus one to share in the experience.
September 13th, 5:30 — 7 pm
December 13th, 5:30 — 7 pm
Join other military personnel and their loved ones as you explore artwork through facilitated conversations. Guests are invited to bring a family member or friend to share in the experience.
Available Upon Request
Assisted living facilities with a focus on memory care, substance use recovery facilities, support groups, clinicians, military organizations, and local associations are invited to register for a private Connections session at the date and time of your choosing. We require at least two weeks notice and encourage care partners, friends, and family to be a part of the group whenever possible. Private sessions can be held for a minimum of 7 people and a maximum of 16. Light snacks provided by TMA Riverwalk Café.
Connections is presented in partnership with the USF Honors College and is generously sponsored in part by the Frankle Family Foundation, the Gobioff Foundation, PNC Bank, Regions Bank, the Tampa Museum of Art Foundation in Memory of Jean Divers, the Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health, and TMS of South Tampa