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Art Center Manatee

I am a member of the Art Center and have been for many years. It is a great place to show your... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Bradenton, Florida
Great place for art classes

We have taken jewelry classes with Donna Carion at the art center. She is awesome, explains how to... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Ruth A
Sarasota, Florida
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209 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8627
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

I am a member of the Art Center and have been for many years. It is a great place to show your work or to simply look at the art o buy. The staff are friendly and helpful. The artist's market has lots of interesting...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank doenecke
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We have taken jewelry classes with Donna Carion at the art center. She is awesome, explains how to make silver into wearable art. If you have ever been curious about silver jewelry, try her beginner's class. You'll be hooked! they also have classes from watercolor...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 19 August 2018

From summer camps for kids to national caliber art exhbits, Art Center Manatee is a fund friendly place to get your art on. My son went to camps when he was small, I've taken classes, and the art exhbits - both local and national -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Marcia S
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!

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Explore-and-enjoy
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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank 358michaelem
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank GandLtravel
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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Susan S
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

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank richard s
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

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!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Linda J
Reviewed 2 May 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Martha Ellen T
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Response from doenecke | Reviewed this property |
ArtCenter Manatee is on the corner of 3rd Ave. W. and 9th St. W. in Bradenton.