Check back often as we are adding and updating events throughout the year! All events take place at ArtCenter Manatee unless otherwise noted.

Art Blowout Sale


Make room for all your new art!
Clean out your studio, garage, storage room!
Sell your stuff at our big art blowout!
  • Let us know by July 12 if you’d like to participate – space is limited!
  • Each artist will have 4 ft of space on a table we provide and the wall behind it.
  • No charge to participate – 30% commission to ArtCenter Manatee (a 501c3 non-profit), 70% to you! Members Only.
  • Become a Member
  • Work must be original and the artist must be present. Set up 8:00-10:00, sale 10:00-2:00.
  • All work must be priced $10 to $100, in $10 increments.
  • Each artist must provide a log sheet and each piece must be marked with artist code, item # and price.
  • You must take unsold work with you or donate to the ArtCenter.

Log Sheet

More info: Email Christina or call 941-746-2862.

Nights Out: Creative Fun For Everyone!

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Creative Fun for Everyone!
Go home with a piece of art that you create!

Friday Nights 7-9


Cost includes all supplies, wine or beer & light snacks. Must be 21 or older. Nights Out is generally 7-9 on a Friday evening for $38. Longer classes or those requiring additional materials may be more.

S1: 4/12/2019 Wet Felting with Jackie Bartolini  – $38 Register
S2: 4/26/2019 Introduction to Abstraction, Painting with Kerry Didday – $38  Register
S3: 5/10/2019 Pour Painting with Deb Lerash – $38  Register
S4: 5/17/2019 Enamel Earrings with Liana Martin – $38  Register

Jazzy Ladies Fashion Show & Luncheon

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March 23, 2018
Palm Aire Country Club

Bring your mom, your adult daughters and all your friends to the fashion show of the season! Enjoy a gourmet lunch at the Palm Aire Country Club. See the latest spring trends by Soft Surroundings.

Enjoy live music, wearable art, a silent auction and raffle throughout the afternoon. Join us for a delightful afternoon of food, fashion and fun!

Blue jeans of any type are not permitted.

Palm Aire Country Club
5601 Country Club Way
Sarasota, FL 34243

Individual tickets are $52 each and a table for 10 is $450
Tables must be paid for in advance.
jazzy sponsors


Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County

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ArtCenter Manatee proudly presents the 18th Annual Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County, a juried two-day outdoor festival that takes place in Downtown Bradenton at the beautiful Riverwalk Park on the Manatee River. The show features local, regional and national award-winning artists, artist demos, shopping, music, food vendors with seating and more. The festival attracts art lovers of all kinds. Admission and parking are free and open to the public. The proceeds of the festival benefit ArtCenter Manatee’s Education and Outreach programs

The splash pad is located at 452 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205.

General Information
February 23, 2019, 9-5pm &
February 24, 2019, 9-4pm


FAF Sponsors