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Address: 707 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34236-4050
Phone Number: +1 941-365-2032
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Excellent local art center.

Attended a big Juried show here. It is a lovely space, and there was a lot of very nice, quality art work in an all Florida exhibit they hold every summer. The people are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
Classydiner
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orlando florida
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orlando florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Attended a big Juried show here. It is a lovely space, and there was a lot of very nice, quality art work in an all Florida exhibit they hold every summer. The people are friendly, and it is very easy to spend some time here. They also have some interesting classes and events. Great place to cool off and have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Our company was hired to do the tree work around the Art Center and the people working there that we came into contact with were so friendly and nice. One lady even came out to see if we needed any more water and filled our water jug!! I definitely want to visit inside just because of these nice people and... More 

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Thank Crystal W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I have been here quite a few times for various art shows and exhibits. The local artists' talent never ceases to amaze me.

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Thank Annie G
Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a thriving art center that offers ongoing exhibits along with workshops, classes, and competitions. There are five galleries,with the largest typically devoted to an open juried exhibition. Friendly staff!

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Thank SusanSarasota
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This gallery has a variety of changing exhibits in three areas. Sometimes music concerts are available as well as art classes

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sarasota, florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

The Art Center Sarasota shows work by local artists in a variety of ways. There are student exhibitions, practicing artists' exhibitions, and at times different art groups show there. The Art Center also holds art classes and competitions.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I take classes at the Art Center. There are about l00 different classes-some one day,some 6 weeks with everything in between. The gallery exhibits vary. Some very modern, some photography,some printmaking and some quite unusual. Free for a donation

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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Went there for a show. Very interesting & varied art. I heard there's a new show. I plan on going. Well done.

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Moultonboro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Located in walking distance from downtown, steps from Convention Center, Sarasota Art Center has easy access from Van Wezel . And no admission, International artists ,collectives and individuals are supported and exhibit here. Just go, see and feel.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Pay attention now. There is a place on the ol' Tamiami Trail that is a jewel waiting for you to discover. We had lived in the Sarasota / Bradenton area for about 4 years before we new existence of the Art Center Sarasota. What a delight to find this museum. Located just north of downtown Sarasota on the south travel... More 

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