Sarasota-Bradenton Area Arts

There are numerous amazing art programs in the Sarasota Bradenton Area. Whether you are looking to learn, create, or just enjoy the work of others, there are many opportunities for you in the arts. Depending on where you live, you can count on there being an art center near to where you live. Art centers are the perfect place to create, buy, and sell works of art.

Art Center Sarasota 

The arts in SarasotaArt League of Manatee County a gallery of local and regional artists in Bradenton, Florida. Member artists are always on duty to help you with your selection or just to visit with you and talk about art.  Address: 209 Ninth Street, West Bradenton, FL 34205  Phone: 941-746-2862  Email: Website:
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Sarasota Arts Council

The mission of the Sarasota County Arts Council is to generate an environment where the arts can flourish. They work with local, state and federal governmental bodies for arts related legislation. In addition, they promote the rich artistic resources of Sarasota County to local, state and national audiences. Also, they coordinate individuals and groups of artists in community to work together.  Finally, they encourage education in the arts for student audiences and professionals.  Website:

Sarasota Ballet of Florida

The Sarasota Ballet is the Gulf Coast of Florida’s first and only professional ballet company. Under the Direction of Iain Webb, The Sarasota Ballet has expanded its repertoire to include works by world renowned choreographers  Address: 5555 North Tamiami Trail 34243  Phone: 941-359-0099  Fax: 941-358-1504  Email:  Website:
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Venice Art Center

With increased classroom space available, a vigorous, supportive membership and new, flexible display galleries, the Venice Art Center proudly carries the aim of the 1958 founders “to stimulate and encourage the appreciation of art” into the future  Address: 390 Nokomis Avenue S  Venice, FL 34285  Phone: 941-485-7136  Email: Info@VeniceArtCenter.Com   Website:
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Englewood Art Center

The EAC holds classes, workshops for adults, beginners, and children in a variety of media.  Address: 370 W. Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223  Phone: 941-474-5548  Website:
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