Art Center Manatee, Bradenton

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Art Gallery
Located in downtown Bradenton, Florida, ArtCenter Manatee is Manatee County's premier center for art, art education and unique gifts in Manatee County. Nestled in the nearly 10,000 sq. ft. building are three galleries, five classrooms, an Artists’ Market gift shop and an art library featuring over 3,000 art volumes.

Day, evening and weekend art classes for adults and children are offered year round in painting, drawing, pastels, pottery, jewelry design, photography and more. Join ACM and save on classes and workshops, art, gift purchases and support the arts in our community.

The Artists' Market features unique, affordable gifts by local and national artists. Exhibitions in the galleries change monthly and showcase local, regional and national artists. Come meet the artists at the monthly evening opening receptions.

Events at ArtCenter Manatee are always fun like the annual Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County.
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed the Art Center. Directly across the street from our hotel, this place had two juried shows being exibited and every piece of wonderful art was for sale. There were some very...  more »
  • I always come here when I am in Bradenton, it is central and always has an exhibition to view. The crafts and items on sale are always interesting, some topical to Florida and some made from local...  more »
  • We brought our 5 year old here for art classes. She loved it. And great encouraging teachers! All staff super friendly!
  • See Heather for superb service & depthful conversation; Great galleries varied mixed media & varied price points; Something for everyone.

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