Taste of Design
Aug
22
3:00 PM15:00

Taste of Design

Want to create gourmet dishes along with the top chefs in Tampa Bay? Join TBFAD at Caspers Food Service Company for TASTE OF DESIGN on Thursday, August 22nd.

Teams of 8 will work together with the professional chefs and with state-of-the-art kitchen tools to create a unique tasting menu complete with expert wine pairings

An open tasting will determine the winning team via popular vote and one team will be chosen as Taste of Design Champions 2019. The cooking class begins at 3:00 p.m. and the event will open to the public for a wine and food tasting at 5:30 p.m.

$75 – Individual Chef, $500 Full Team of 8, $40 Wine and Food Tasting Reception

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp
Jun
10
to Jun 14

Hip Hop Architecture Camp

This summer Hip Hop Architecture Camp is coming to Tampa!

Kids will learn what it takes to become an architect and use hip hop as an inspiration to design a community. This is a free camp for kids ages 11 - 17 from the Ybor/ East Tampa Area.

At Hip Hop Architecture Camp kids will...

- Design a city

- Create a 3D model using 3D printing

- Learn about the principles of architecture and urban planning

- Record a song and video presenting their work (select students)

 This program is partially funded by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners

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Beaux Arts Ball
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Beaux Arts Ball

  • 1920 East 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dating back to 1931, the Ball is the year’s premier social event highlighting the architecture and construction profession. It brings together architecture students, professors, and professionals for a night of dancing and dining, with the goal of fostering new relationships and strengthening the local design community.

The AIAS (American Institute of Architecture Students) is a national, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization governed by university students whose goals are to enrich educational experience, build lasting relationships with the professional community, and enhance the greater discipline of architecture.

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Move on Marion - Downtown Tampa Pop-up Party
Apr
12
10:00 AM10:00

Move on Marion - Downtown Tampa Pop-up Party

Join Florida Sun Coast APA, USGBC Tampa Bay, TBFAD and the Tampa Downtown Partnership to celebrate Tampa Bay Design Week with a pop-up party along Marion Street in Downtown Tampa. There will be food vendors, art, music, games, and much more. Come hang out for a few minutes or a few hours to experience the potential for Marion Street to be a hotspot within Downtown Tampa. Grab lunch or just chit chat with fellow party goers and enjoy your Friday!

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Tampa Bay History Center - Armature Works Tour
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Tampa Bay History Center - Armature Works Tour

Tampa Bay History Center and Design Week Tampa Bay have teamed up to present The Armature Works Walking History Tour; a glimpse into the past of the historic Armature Works building and the surrounding Tampa Heights community.

Explore the rich history of Tampa Heights and the Armature Works building with the Tampa Bay History Center. Curators from the History Center will lead this talk and tour of the historic Armature Works building and grounds.

The event kicks off in the Show + Tell space inside of Armature Works with a 30-minute presentation, followed by a guided tour of the building. This event is part of Tampa Bay Design Week and is free and open to the public. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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 Innovative Solutions to Attainable Housing Summit
Apr
9
8:00 AM08:00

Innovative Solutions to Attainable Housing Summit

The 2019 Innovative Solutions to Attainable Housing Summit is jointly hosted by the Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women and the University Area Community Development Corporation. It strives to bring together a diverse group of community leaders, professionals, and stakeholders, across many jurisdictions and specialties, to address this critical community-wide issue. Attainable housing is a goal of the entire community and not the responsibility of a single entity or agency. Summit participants are encouraged to be part of the conversation and provide input, including innovative ideas and solutions, to build on existing resources and include external partners in this ever-challenging community-wide issue.

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BUILT Firm Crawl
Apr
8
6:30 PM18:30

BUILT Firm Crawl

For Tampa Bay Design Week 2019, The Young Architects Forum is visiting BUILT a custom design and fabrication studio where many creatives, architects, makers & artists form a passionate team and create timeless and exceptional pieces with great attention to detail. Come join us and get to know the men & women behind the magic

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Public Art Stroll at Julian B. Lane Park
Apr
7
5:00 PM17:00

Public Art Stroll at Julian B. Lane Park

Join the City of Tampa, Art Programs Division for a tour of the City’s Public Art in and near the new Julian B Lane Park. Along the walk you’ll see gorgeous sculptures, a colorful glass installation, and murals that enhance the experience of the riverfront. There is no charge for this event, but RSVPs are required. Act quickly - only 20 slots are open.  Tour group meets and checks in at the Julian B Lane Community Center. Recommended: comfy shoes and a bottle of water.   Length of tour: approximately 50 minutes at a moderate pace. 

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 Inaugural Gala – The White Party
Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

Inaugural Gala – The White Party

UPDATE: We are so close— help us reach our fundraising goal for our Architecture Summer Camp! Tickets are now Buy One Get One Half Off. 2 Tickets to the White Party for only $150!  ** Offer limited to one BOGO Half Off Ticket Set PER customer **

The design and art community and their allies will celebrate TBFAD Inaugural Gala: “The White Party” with a creative affair to raise funds for programs at The Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture & Design with Hors d‘oeuvres provided by one of Tampa’s premier catering companies, Salt Block. Network with Tampa’s design community while sipping cocktails, savoring epicurean bites, dance and enjoying unique live entertainment. All tickets include open 2 hr. bar*, Hors d ‘oeuvres, and valet parking. *This event is 21+ only.

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Tampa Pride Diversity Parade Watch Party
Mar
30
12:00 PM12:00

Tampa Pride Diversity Parade Watch Party

  • The Center For Architecture and Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RSVP Today @ aitb.memberclicks.net/pride-parade

Join us at the Center for Architecture and Design to celebrate diversity with the design community!

The Tampa Pride Diversity Parade will be on March 30, 2019, in historic Ybor City, also known as the GaYBOR District. This has become a historical and annual spring event when Florida weather is most enjoyable!

The parade will wind its way east from the corner of Nuccio Parkway and E 7th Avenue, down E 7th Avenue to N 20th Street where it will turn north to disperse.

The parade will start at 1:00 pm

RSVP Required!

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Tampa Bay Architecture People’s Choice Contest
Mar
29
to Apr 5

Tampa Bay Architecture People’s Choice Contest

This year for Tampa Bay Design Week 2019 we will be hosting the Tampa Bay Architecture People’s Choice Contest. Our 11 award winners from the AIA Tampa Bay Honor and Design Awards will be put to a public vote to select Tampa Bay’s favorite!

Voting opens on Friday, March 29th and closes on Friday, April 5th. The winner will be announced at the TBFAD Inaugural Gala- The White Party.  

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ARTchitecture in the Park!
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

ARTchitecture in the Park!

Join us for a weekend packed full of the arts, free to the public! More than 250 visual artists will showcase their work alongside performing artists in Curtis Hixon Park and Kiley Garden in downtown Tampa. Please join the Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design to enjoy our exhibits as well as our interactive installations on Kiley Gardens.

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Art By Architects
Feb
22
5:30 PM17:30

Art By Architects

  • Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture & Design (map)
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GALLERYAIA opening reception:
Art By Architects
This exhibit showcases pieces by local architects and designers whose work explores the ways in which we relate art and architecture into our daily routine. 
"ArtTALK" 6:00 p.m.
On view during business hours through March 22nd. 

Visitors can make a voluntary ‘pay-as-you-will’ donation to support the Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design.

Free to attend, open to all. Enjoy light refreshments.

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Art on HART Unveiling
Jan
9
9:00 AM09:00

Art on HART Unveiling

Join HART and TBFAD as we team up to unveil a rolling art display. This project is part of TBFAD's initiative which places artists' one-of-a-kind designs in highly accessible and visible public spaces. 

This 40-foot moving art canvas brings together art, music and public transportation onto the streets of our communities in Hillsborough County!



To RSVP please email Communications@goHART.org

SPONSORED BY:

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2018 Holiday Shop
Dec
22
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Holiday Shop

NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 23

Shop unique, one-of-a-kind items!

Support the talent of local artists while contributing to non-profit TBFAD. 20% of all proceeds will benefit the Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design. All items are under $100!

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PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:

  • Ashley Simota

  • Christy Tremblay

  • Elle Ashworth

  • Susan Mayhew

  • Patt Fosnaught

  • David Weissberg

  • Sashko Ilov

  • Amy Wiley

  • Judy Bales

  • Lynn Rattray

  • Laura Spencer

  • Cenai Johnson

  • Bruce Houghton

  • Judith Henry

  • Marina Wray

  • Carole Shelton

  • Brittany Christ

  • Machalle Knochenhauer

  • Richard Stewart

  • Jennifer Painter

  • Egypt H

  • Marianne Poholek

  • Juan Ricardes

  • Deighton Babis

Can’t make it to our gallery? Check out the 2018 Holiday Shop Online!

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Color Tampa Bay
Dec
22
4:00 PM16:00

Color Tampa Bay

  • The Center for Architecture and Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stop by the Center for Architecture and Design from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for 'Color Tampa Bay'– children of all ages welcome! Kids will have the opportunity to color iconic buildings from all around the Bay Area. Snacks and balloons available too! 

Parents will get the chance to browse the 2018 Holiday Shop packed with work from dozens of local artists, all under $100. 20% off select Items!

This event is free to all who attend!

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Sip and Shop
Dec
21
5:00 PM17:00

Sip and Shop

Shop unique, one-of-a-kind items while enjoying free wine and snacks!

Support the talent of local artists while contributing to a local non-profit— TBFAD. All proceeds will benefit the Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design. All items are under $100 with select items 20% off!

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:

  • Ashley Simota

  • Christy Tremblay

  • Elle Ashworth

  • Susan Mayhew

  • Patt Fosnaught

  • David Weissberg

  • Sashko Ilov

  • Amy Wiley

  • Judy Bales

  • Lynn Rattray

  • Laura Spencer

  • Cenai Johnson

  • Bruce Houghton

  • Judith Henry

  • Marina Wray

  • Carole Shelton

  • Brittany Christ

  • Machalle Knochenhauer

  • Richard Stewart

  • Jennifer Painter

  • Egypt H

  • Marianne Poholek

  • Juan Ricardes

  • Deighton Babis

Can’t make it to our gallery? Check out the 2018 Holiday Shop Online!

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Color Tampa Bay
Dec
8
4:00 PM16:00

Color Tampa Bay

  • The Center for Architecture and Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Attending the City Snow Holiday Parade at Ybor City this weekend? Stop by the Center for Architecture and Design from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the first ever 'Color Tampa Bay'– children of all ages welcome. Kids will have the opportunity to color iconic buildings from all around the Bay Area. Snacks and balloons available too! 

Parents will get the chance to browse the 2018 Holiday Shop packed with work from dozens of local artists, all under $100.

This event is free to all who attend!

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Fourth Friday + WIA: Archtoberfest and Photo Contest Gallery
Oct
26
5:30 PM17:30

Fourth Friday + WIA: Archtoberfest and Photo Contest Gallery

  • the Center for Architecture and Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Check out our latest AIA Gallery exhibit featuring entries from the 2018 Architectural Photography Competition. The AIA Tampa Bay Women in Architecture Committee will also hold their kick-off event, Archtoberfest, featuring AIA Florida President, Kim Headland, AIA who will present Unfinished Business: Lessons learned from my adventures as a mid-career, sometimes-architect. 

Food and Drinks provided, free and open to all.

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EXHIBIT: 2018 ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Oct
26
to Nov 16

EXHIBIT: 2018 ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture & Design & The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) presented the annual 2018 Architectural Photography Contest. The Center for Architecture and Design is hosting this special exhibit showcasing the work of local professional and amateur photographers; visit us and experience architecture through the lenses of these talented group.

Featured Photo: 2018 Architectural Photography Honorable Mention by Dr. William Carson

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2018 Favorite Architecture People's Choice
Oct
1
to Oct 31

2018 Favorite Architecture People's Choice

Visit AIA Tampa Bay Behance  to cast your votes for your favorite In Tampa Bay Architecture 2018 Design Awards Submissions! 

Vote by liking your favorite project’s Behance page (Thumbs Up at the Bottom of the Page) from October 1st through the 31st. The winner will be announced at Celebrate Design on November 2nd. Just as a reminder: Only one vote per IP address. To vote multiple times please do so from different devices/ wifi networks.

Winner will be announced on November 2nd at the Celebrate Design Awards Ceremony.

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Salon 1315
Aug
31
5:30 PM17:30

Salon 1315

  • The Center of Architecture and Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Artists and art lovers alike join us at 5:30 on Friday, August 31 for Salon 1315. Bring your work or a friend and join us in a conversation about art. Artists will be able to receive feedback and constructive criticism on their work. Light food and drinks will be served. 

Reserve your spot at tinyurl.com/Salon1315

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Terrains: Architecture in Relation to Nature, Borders and More
Jul
27
5:30 PM17:30

Terrains: Architecture in Relation to Nature, Borders and More

Join us on Friday, July 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 @ GalleryAIA 1315 E 7th Ave Suite 105 for our Fourth Friday featured exhibit-- Terrains. A show about architectures relationship with nature, artificial landscapes, and borders.

Visitors can make a voluntary ‘pay-as-you-will’ donation to support the Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design.

Participant Artists:
Mary Alvarez
Pat Blocher
Dolores Browne
Kristi Capone
Alberto Chirinos
Donald Gialanella
Erik Hesson
Kenny Jensen
Terry Kogman
Rodny Ochoa
Juan Ricardes
Julia Scharder
Nerbert Scott Davis
Jon Seals
Paul Stanley
Bob Terri

Featured Image: Erik Hesson, Balanced Perspective, 2018, 36 x 48 Oil on Canvas

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