Pen Women and Promise of Spring Exhibits Open Now!

Take a Class!

Our Spring Summer Catalog is online

Classes start in April

From drawing to painting to pottery to jewelry, explore a new medium or hone your skills.

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KidsArt After School

KidsArt Afterschool Ages 6-10

Robert Koutny

Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:00-6:00

Let your children's creativity and artistic genius soar in our after school art classes.

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KidsArt Summer Camps

Ages 4-6, 6-10, 11-15, Registration Now Open!

Classes Begin June 1

Summers are always fun and lively at ArtCenter Manatee!

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Nights Out: Creative Fun for Everyone!

Come for 2-3 hours and go home with a piece you’ve created! All supplies included.

S16: Scratchboard, Sheryl Unwin May 7 or jul 23 , 2021 7:00-9:00, $45

Scratchboard, Sheryl Unwin S6: White Egret May 7, 2021 7:00-9:00, $45 S7: Alpaca July 23, 2021 7:00-900, $45 These 2 hour workshops will introduce the fabulous world of Scratchboarding. Teaching various techniques and utilizing a range of different tools to bring images to life. The first 30 minutes of the workshop is spent learning different scratchboard tools which can be used for etching. A practice board will be supplied to each student to allow each to be experienced together with individual techniques which are used in creating different effects such as fur, stippling, cross hatching, etc. During the remaining time in class an instructor provided image is transfered to a 3 x 5 ampersand scratchboard...

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Keeping Safe

More than Masks

We want to keep us all safe. We ask everyone who visits the ArtCenter to wear a mask. They are required if you take a class here. We clean all areas 3 times a day and between classes and practice social distancing. Thanks to a grant from Manatee Cares, we have purchased tabletop partitions for our classrooms, auto hand sanitizers for galleries and entrance/exits points, disinfectant sprays and wipes. Our business depends on keeping us all safe and we are working hard to do so. We hope you'll visit us soon.

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Manatee Schools K-12 Exhibit


Superintendent Cynthia Saunders introduces the Manatee County Schools K-12 Exhibit

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