The mission of ArtCenter Manatee is to provide a welcoming, professional environment, educate novice and experienced artists of all ages, provide galleries to exhibit and market original artwork and enhance the visual arts in Manatee County through special events and outreach programs.

Nov 9 Receiving for Giving Thanks
Nov 12-Dec 13 Giving Thanks, A Tapestry of Movement, Ornament Extravaganza
Nov 14 Opening Reception & ArtFul Holidays Party & Sale 5:00-7:00
Nov 15 -16 ArtFul Holidays continues 9:00-5:00
Nov 8 & 9 Nights Out, 2-part Raku 6:00-9:00
Nov 22 Nights Out, Painted Canvas
Dec 6 Nights Out Fused Glass Ornament
Dec 6 & 7 Holiday Pottery Sale
Dec 17 - Jan 10 Walk in the Woods Curated Show with Small But Mighty Open Show
Reception Dec 19 5:00-7:00
Dec 28 & 29 Night at the ArtCenter
Jan 17 & 18 Used But Useful Sale

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Moran - Life Cycle

A Walk in the Woods

December 17, 2019 – January 10, 2020 Opening Reception, December 19, 2019, 5 pm – 7 pm A four person exhibit with whimsical horse sculptures … [Read More...]


Call For Artists: Small But MIGHTY

An Open, All Media, Juried Show In-Person Receiving Sat. Dec 14, 9:00-12:00 On Display Dec 17 -Jan 10 Searle and Reid Hodges Galleries … [Read More...]

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Ornament Extravaganza

November 12-December 13, Searle Gallery Opening Reception November 14, 5:0-7:00 Thousands of handcrafted ornaments in clay, wood, glass, metal, … [Read More...]


A Tapestry of Movement with James Griffin

Kellogg Gallery Nov 12-Dec 13 Opening Reception Thursday, Nov 14, 5:00-7:00 The figure in motion has long been an inspiration for me. People walking … [Read More...]

Eastward by Jason Wightman

Giving Thanks

An Open, All Media, Juried Show On Display Nov 12-Dec 13 Reid Hodges and Searle Galleries Opening Reception Nov 14, 5:00-7:00 along with the … [Read More...]