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Art Center Manatee

209 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8627
+1 941-746-2862
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Don't miss the Art Center Manatee!

Excellent art center, exhibitions, great classes, and the Artist's Market is wonderful...great... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Explore-and-enjoy
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A beautiful art gallery/gift shop

There is a sign out front that says, "The best gift shop in town." It's more than that! As you walk... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Michaele M
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“gift shop” (6 reviews)
“center offers” (2 reviews)
“for sale” (3 reviews)
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209 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8627
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+1 941-746-2862
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Excellent art center, exhibitions, great classes, and the Artist's Market is wonderful...great place to pick up an original piece of art for a gift, or for yourself!

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

There is a sign out front that says, "The best gift shop in town." It's more than that! As you walk in, the long corridor that leads to the central space is lined with artwork by the faculty. Upon entering the gift store, I first...More

1  Thank Michaele M
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very talented group of artists display artwork I would love to own. I buy something every time I go there. Took lessons and had a wonderful time.

2  Thank GandLtravel
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Art Center offers a wide array of classes with friendly, helpful teachers. Local artists congregate to paint, make jewelry or participate in pottery sessions. There is a nice shop for original art. Just hold your breath entering and leaving as smokers sometimes congregate around...More

1  Thank Suzie S
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Nice that people enjoy creating art but should be called more arts and crafts. A collection of works inspired by mothers over praising their children. More a participation trophy center.... A for effortMore

3  Thank richard s
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fsgrant, Marketing at Art Center Manatee, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Richard - we're so glad you were able to see our annual Manatee County Schools exhibit. Over 200 K-12 students display their work in our galleries - such an opportunity for them. Don't like kids art? Check us out again as our art exhibits change...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This art center is a must see. The gift shop has the most interesting gifts made by locals! The summer camp is great my kids loved it! The classes are unique and fun!

1  Thank Linda J
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Here is a place to be up to date with the locals. All kinds of beautiful and interesting new exhibits.

1  Thank Martha Ellen T
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great place to discover. wonderful pictures displayed and terrific art class if you are so inclined. Very Nice staff.

1  Thank Rhonablxxx
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely art center. Beautiful studios. I went to the art center in March with a friend of mine who is also an art teacher. We were fortunate enough to view an exhibition of student work. What an exquisite talent! We saw sculpture, photography,...More

1  Thank Edwina H
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

What a pleasant surprise to walk into this delightful building and see so much wonderful art and so many items that artist have made.

2  Thank Joey3822
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