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May 2019
$125

Night At ArtCenter Manatee

May 4, 2019 @ May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019 @ May 5, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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What happens at the ArtCenter at night?  Find out at our first night at the Center.  We'll keep you busy until your heads hits the pillow with exhibits, projects, stories and dinner, of course.  Give us a call and we'll let you know what to bring and what not to bring!  Ages 6-13 only.

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$38.00

Nights Out – Creative Fun For Everyone – Pour Painting with Deb Lerash

May 10, 2019 @ May 10, 2019 - May 10, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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The trend of pour painting will be explored.  Students will create two pours, creating artwork as seen in home decor stores.  No brushes and a fun, easy way to be an artist. Cost: $38.00 Includes all supplies, light snacks, wine or beer.  Must be 21 or older.

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$38

Nights Out – Creative Fun For Everyone – Copper Enameling with Liana Martin

May 17, 2019 @ May 17, 2019 - May 17, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Participants will learn basic enameling techniques in making either a pendant or a pair of earrings. Cost: $38.00 Includes all supplies, light snacks, wine or beer.  Must be 21 or older.

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June 2019
Free

Art Works! Open Juried Show in All Galleries

June 25, 2019 - July 26, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Art Works!  An all media open juried show on display in all three galleries.

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Art Works! Opening Reception

June 27, 2019 @ June 27, 2019 - June 27, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee

Join us as we celebrate the opening of our all media open juried show, Art Works! in all 3 galleries.  Enjoy complimentary beer and wine and small appetizers.  Meet the artists.  Free and open to the public.

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August 2019
Free

Big Art Blowout Sale!

August 10, 2019 @ August 10, 2019 - August 10, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
Big Art BlowOut

Original art for your home by local artists and at blowout prices.  Nothing over $100.  All art priced in $10 increments from $10 - $100.  Choose from: paintings, sculpture, glass, wood, wearable jewelry, pottery and more.  Cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover (no Amex).  All sales final.  Benefits ArtCenter Manatee and the artists.

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September 2019

Something Tasty, All media Open Juried Show & Instructors Showcase

September 5, 2019 @ September 5, 2019 - October 4, 2019 @ October 4, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
Something Tasty

Opening Reception: September 12th, 5 to 7 pm, free and open to the public. Kellogg & Searle Galleries: Something Tasty, an open, all media juried exhibition with a culinary and mixology theme.  The theme of this show, “Something Tasty”, permits a variety of ways to interpret food or drink visually-from the colorful bounty of the shop or market to the balanced beauty of a still life; from scenes that evoke memories of everyday experiences to unexpected juxtapositions and whimsy.  Artists…

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$100

3rd Annual Chef’s Challenge

September 28, 2019 @ September 28, 2019 - September 28, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Three local celebrity chefs will prepare our appetizers for the evening. Each chef will prepare 3 appetizers-2 hearty protein & 1 vegetarian and have 30 minutes to prepare each one. Once completed we will have servers distribute the freshly prepared food throughout the galleries and studios. At the end of all appetizers being prepared, our guests then vote for their favorite chef. While the chefs prepare the food; our guests can enjoy live music, visit the studios to watch live…

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October 2019

Go Wild, Open Juried Show

October 8, 2019 @ October 8, 2019 - November 8, 2019 @ November 8, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Opening Reception: October 10th, 5 to 7 pm, free and open to the public. Kellogg, Searle and Reid Hodges Galleries: Go Wild, an open, all media juried exhibition.  The word wild can be interpreted in so many ways: the wild west, wild at heart, a walk on the wild side, even wildlife.  Artists are asked to submit work reflecting their own interpretation of the word wild, subjects can be abstract or representational.  As we shift into fall and hopefully cooler…

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November 2019

A Tapestry Of Movement by James Griffin; ACM Ornament Extravaganza; Giving Thanks All Media Open Juried Show

November 12, 2019 @ November 12, 2019 - December 13, 2019 @ December 13, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Opening Reception: November 14th, 5 to 7 pm, free and open to the public. Artful Holidays, November 14th – 16th, our annual sale in the Live Artfully Artists’ boutique, for three days, save 15% on all purchases in the shop. Kellogg Gallery: A Tapestry of Movement, a curated solo exhibit of artist James Griffin focusing on the movement of people across the picture plane, captured in the joyful expression of action.  Once a precise painter, Griffin’s style has evolved into…

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$90.

Nights Out – Creative Fun For Everyone Raku with Seth Barendse

November 15, 2019 @ November 15, 2019 - November 15, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Join Seth in a 2 night class where you will learn how to make a clay piece on the first night, and then fire it in the Raku kiln on the second night.  Raku is known for its lustrous colors and crackled glaze effects.  Grab your friends, relax and take home a finished art project you’ve created! Includes all supplies, complimentary wine or beer and light snacks; must be 21 or older.  $90

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$90.

Nights Out – Creative Fun For Everyone Raku with Seth Barendse

November 22, 2019 @ November 22, 2019 - November 22, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
Barendse

Part 2: Join Seth in a 2 night class where you will learn how to make a clay piece on the first night, and then fire it in the raku kiln.  Raku is known for its lustrous colors and crackled glaze effects.  Grab your friends, relax and take home a finished art project you’ve created! Includes all supplies, complimentary wine or beer and light snacks; must be 21 or older.  $90

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$38

Nights Out – Creative Fun For Everyone Beach Painting with Deb Lerash

November 22, 2019 @ November 22, 2019 - November 22, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Come paint a fun beach scene with Deb. Grab your friends, relax and take home a finished art project you’ve created! Includes all supplies, complimentary wine or beer and light snacks; must be 21 or older.  $38

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December 2019

Holiday Pottery Sale

December 6, 2019 @ December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019 @ December 7, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Shop beautiful handcrafted functional and decorative pottery made by ArtCenter Manatee artists.

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$38

Nights Out – Creative Fun For Everyone Fused Glass Ornaments with Liana Martin

December 6, 2019 @ December 6, 2019 - December 6, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee
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Fused Glass Ornaments with Liana Martin.  Using glass and frit, we’ll make a fused glass ornament.  Includes all supplies, complimentary wine or beer and light snacks; must be 21 or older.  $38

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Free

A Walk In The Woods Exhibition

December 17, 2019 @ December 17, 2019 - January 10, 2020 @ January 10
ArtCenter Manatee
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A Walk In The Woods, a curated four person exhibit with whimsical horse sculptures surrounded by three talented landscape artists who each interpret the forest in their own style.  Featuring Orlando Artist Mindy Colton, and her horse sculptures in mixed media, aluminum, ceramic and bronze; Sarasota artist Cecile Moran, a painter of surreal tree-scapes accentuated with gold leaf; Myakka City artist Evelyn McCorristin-Peters, a painter inspired by her environment, with touches of whimsy and fun; and Bradenton artist Cheryl Moody,…

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Free

Small But Mighty Exhibition

December 17, 2019 @ December 17, 2019 - January 10, 2020 @ January 10
ArtCenter Manatee
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Searle & Reid Hodges Galleries: Small But Mighty, an all media open juried show with a twist. The only requirement for entry into this exhibit, all pieces must be 12” x 12” or smaller.

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Free

A Walk In The Woods, Small But Mighty Exhibits Opening Reception

December 19, 2019 @ December 19, 2019 - December 19, 2019
ArtCenter Manatee

Join us as we celebrate the opening of two new fabulous exhibits.  Complimentary beer or wine and appetizers.  Meet the artists.  Free and open to the public.

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January 2020
Free

AGAMI & ACM Member Exhibits Opening Reception

January 16 @ January 16 - January 16
ArtCenter Manatee

Join us as we celebrate the opening of two fabulous exhibits.  Meet the artists.  Complimentary wine or beer and appetizers.  Free and open to the public.

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Used But Useful

January 17 @ January 17 - January 18 @ January 18
ArtCenter Manatee
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Used But Useful is a gently used item sale. The sale includes discounted art supplies such as paints, brushes, paper, frames and misc. items; household goods and more. All proceeds benefit our education and outreach programming.

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