We are under extensive renovations and no galleries are open to the public. 

Artist Paul Saviskas, Turtles Three original sculpture now on display at the Panama City Center for the Arts in historic downtown Panama City, Florida "Na Honu Ekolu" (The Turtles Three) is one-of-a-kind stainless steel sculpture and one of the largest pieces created by Paul Saviskas. Paul spent hours swimming with sea turtles at Punalu’u Black Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii to capture the incredible detail and movement that you’ll find in this sculpture.   The piece stands over 8 feet and weighs over 1300 pounds. It was painstakingly crafted over a 2-year period. 316 grade stainless steel was used to create this piece - it will withstand oceanfront and even submerged installations.   In addition to the wonderfully detailed sea turtles, the piece includes corals, starfish, pencil sea urchin and an arch.  Paul has been creating stainless steel art for over 30 years. His magnificent tropical floral designs that grace on gates, entrance ways, and railings found on many homes on Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island. His sculptures can be found at Hanauma Bay, Chinatown, Kapiolani Park, and the Zoo in Honolulu.

Artist Paul Saviskas, Turtles Three original sculpture now on display at the Panama City Center for the Arts in historic downtown Panama City, Florida

"Na Honu Ekolu" (The Turtles Three) is one-of-a-kind stainless steel sculpture and one of the largest pieces created by Paul Saviskas. Paul spent hours swimming with sea turtles at Punalu’u Black Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii to capture the incredible detail and movement that you’ll find in this sculpture.  

The piece stands over 8 feet and weighs over 1300 pounds. It was painstakingly crafted over a 2-year period. 316 grade stainless steel was used to create this piece - it will withstand oceanfront and even submerged installations.  

In addition to the wonderfully detailed sea turtles, the piece includes corals, starfish, pencil sea urchin and an arch. 

Paul has been creating stainless steel art for over 30 years. His magnificent tropical floral designs that grace on gates, entrance ways, and railings found on many homes on Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island. His sculptures can be found at Hanauma Bay, Chinatown, Kapiolani Park, and the Zoo in Honolulu.

We are under extensive renovations and no galleries are open to the public.  Completion should be March 1, 2018. The month of March will bring us BEST OF BAY the work of student artists throughout Bay County. At present, the Higby Gallery is the only OPEN gallery for visitation. 

We are under extensive renovations and no galleries are open to the public.  Completion should be March 1, 2018. The month of March will bring us BEST OF BAY the work of student artists throughout Bay County. At present, the Higby Gallery is the only OPEN gallery for visitation. 

Formally the original City Hall in 1925 the Panama City Center for the Arts is located in downtown Panama City, Florida

Formally the original City Hall in 1925 the Panama City Center for the Arts is located in downtown Panama City, Florida

Become a Member of the Panama City Center for the Arts today! #artcitypc

Become a Member of the Panama City Center for the Arts today! #artcitypc

Various works from our Permanent Collection!

City Hall raising of the American flag

City Hall raising of the American flag

Sculpture by artist Sandy Storm 1990 

Sculpture by artist Sandy Storm 1990 

Take a stroll in downtown Panama City, Florida - art, music, antiques and quaint shopping makes for a lovely day. 

Take a stroll in downtown Panama City, Florida - art, music, antiques and quaint shopping makes for a lovely day. 

Original City Hall built in 1925 Panama City Center for the Arts takes pride in providing our community and visitors with free exhibits of paintings, sculpture, ceramics. We know cultural awareness through creative enrichment, sculpture, music, photography, and fine art in our area will continue to grow and flourish. We do not charge admission to view the galleries and building, however we will be pleased with a donation!

Original City Hall built in 1925 Panama City Center for the Arts takes pride in providing our community and visitors with free exhibits of paintings, sculpture, ceramics. We know cultural awareness through creative enrichment, sculpture, music, photography, and fine art in our area will continue to grow and flourish. We do not charge admission to view the galleries and building, however we will be pleased with a donation!

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