The Village of the Arts, 1113 12th St West, Bradenton: From specialty shops, healing arts and bakeries, this is your place for all things unique. Be sure to attend the monthly art walks held the first Friday and Saturday of every month.
Art Center Manatee, 209 9th Street West, Bradenton: Voted People’s Choice in 2015 is a premiere center for art education. Local artists sell their creations in the gift shop which is filled with photographs, glass sculptures, jewelry, and pottery. If you are looking for a unique gift, go here first. The art center offers various workshops and classes for all ages.
Pinot Picasso, 1304 6th Ave West, Bradenton: For that budding artist in all of us. What goes better with learning how to paint than wine? This interactive art studio is perfect for a girls night out and learn a thing or two about how to create art by the experts themselves. You can have delicious appetizers or snacks while enjoying the painting work with a group of friends or family. Their calendar changes and some classes are kid-friendly.