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Congratulations to our friends at Keeton's Office and Art Supply, winner of the coveted Bradenton Herald's 2008 People's Choice Award for Favorite Art Supply Store! Thank you for your ongoing support of the Village of the Arts!  




Elsie Gilmore at True Green Studios designed our attractive and robust Village of the Arts website. We love it and LOVED working with Elsie! is the number one local resource supporting artists, artistic expression and artsy events. This electronic newsletter is a virtual arts center, distributed free by email every other week to thousands of readers in Florida and throughout the world. Each newsletter reports on galleries, music, theatre, artists, movies, book signings, special events, auditions, workshops and, well, anything arts related. Everyone is invited to participate in it's free so become a member and enjoy. 


West Coast Photo Group - A creative resource of talented photographers who meetup regularly to shoot together throughout the Tampa Bay area. Over 100 members strong and this group just formed in March, 2010! Thank you for visiting the Village of the Arts and so generously sharing your exquisite photos with us to use on our website.     




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Tuesday, May 27th
Runs until August 31st
Begins at 10:00 AM
Summer Hours Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, First Fridays hours are 10am until 9:30ish
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Friday, October 3rd
Runs until October 31st
Larry Allan's Photography to Benefit Wildlife at The Dancing Crane Gallery
Begins at 6:00 PM
Larry Allan's award winning nature photography to benefit Sierra Club and Defenders of Wildlife.
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Saturday, October 4th
Featured Artist speaks about wildlife photography and Benefit at The Dancing Crane Gallery
Begins at 1:00 PM
Larry Allan will speak about his exhibition of wildlife photography.
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Saturday, November 1st
Larry Allan's Book Signing at The Dancing Crane Gallery
Begins at 1:00 PM
Allan's book-signing event on Saturday, Nov 1st from 1-4PM for his new book, "Florida Animals for Ev
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