Exhibits & Events | 2022

Museums for Immunity: Boosting Health & Safety in Our Community


Sunday, January 16, 2022 from Noon – 4 pm


Woodson Museum & Other Participating Museums


Free community health event.


On Sunday, January 16, 2022, five St. Petersburg museums are coming together to boost the health and safety of our community during our first ever Museums for Immunity event. In partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, the Center for Health Equity, and the City of St. Petersburg’s Healthy St. Pete initiative, these museums are bringing FREE COVID-19 vaccines to the public at each site.

Participating organizations are offering exciting incentives such as complimentary museum passes and other goodies to encourage the public to stay healthy and enjoy St. Petersburg’s diverse cultural and social amenities. Additionally the Florida Department of Health is providing $15 food vouchers (while supplies last). For site-specific event and incentive information, please visit each museum’s webpage at the information below:

The Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
(727) 323-1104, 2240 9th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

The Florida Holocaust Museum
(727) 820-0100, 55 5th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art
(727) 892-4200, 150 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
(727) 896-2667, 255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Dalí Museum
(727) 823-3767, 1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Participants will be eligible to receive their first or second COVID-19 immunization or their booster – Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and adult and pediatric Pfizer vaccines will be available – and flu vaccines for children and adults will also be offered! Museum admission is not required for this free community health event.

Anyone meeting the CDC’s COVID-19 immunization eligibility requirements is encouraged to participate. Questions about vaccine eligibility may be directed to the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County at (727) 824-6900 or pinellas.floridahealth.gov/. Members of the public are asked to bring their current vaccine card with them to the location of their choice.

Officials from each of the participating museums and organizations hope that this event will help to make vaccines accessible to everyone in our community and increase vaccination success in St. Petersburg. These steps will help to ensure that all museums, cultural sites, and community gathering spaces are able to keep our doors open and continue welcoming visitors for daily admission, educational tours, special programs, and events. Please join us as we boost the ‘Burg!

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