The Village of the Arts is a vibrant community of artists living and working together in Bradenton, Florida. The Village is Florida’s largest art community and over 30 businesses call the Village home. Galleries, studios, cafes, healing arts, jewelry, fashion and books can all be found as you wander the streets of this charming area of restored 1920's and 30's cottages. Located just south of downtown, the Village is one of Bradenton's most exciting areas. Carving out a creative community where people can live and create, going strong after more than 15 years.

Open year-round with monthly Artwalks the first Friday (6-9:30pm) and following Saturday (11am-4pm) of every month. Closed Sundays. Normal business hours vary by gallery. Please see website map or visit our artist/gallery page for details . Most galleries and businesses open Friday and Saturday from 11am-4pm.

HOT SUMMER, COOL ART! Join us all summer long for artwalks.

July Artwalk Friday, July 4, 6-9:30pm and Saturday, July 5, 11am-4pm

August Artwalk Friday, August 1, 6-9:30pm and Saturday August 2, 11am-4pm

September Artwalk
Friday September 5, 6pm-9:30pm and  Saturday August 6, 11am-4pm.

Enjoy the Coolest Place in town all summer long. The Village of the Arts is the place to be for the hottest and largest selection of local art. Take a stroll in the cool of the evening among our 30 galleries and 3 five-star restaurants all nestled in colorful 1920 cottages. Join us for an unforgettable weekend of great art, music, wine and good food. It's always happening at the Coolest Place in town! 


Click here to download a map of the Village


GPS Coordinates:
27.489588    -82.5730109
N27° 29.3753', W082° 34.3807'

  or enter address 1113 12th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205  

Arts and Eats
1114 12th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205

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Tuesday, May 27th (10:00 AM)
Runs until August 31st
SUMMER HOURS for The Village Mystic
Summer Hours Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, First Fridays hours are 10am until 9:30ish
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Friday, May 30th (11:00 AM)
Runs until July 26th
SUMMER HOURS at The Dancing Crane Gallery
Summer Hours FRI and SAT 11-4. First Fridays June 6 and July 4 from 11-9:30. Closed Aug and Sept.
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Friday, June 6th (11:00 AM)
Runs until July 30th
THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS
SEE HOW "ART IN THE GARDEN" CAN MAKE YOUR YARD AND GARDENS A SPECIAL SUMMER PLACE TO BE......
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Friday, June 6th (6:00 PM)
Runs until July 30th
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
30 NEW AMAZING WORKS BY WELL KNOWN FLORIDA FOLK ARTIST REV. HUGO PORCARO
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Friday, July 4th (6:00 PM)
Runs until July 26th
The Dancing Crane Gallery Artists Unite for a Special Exhibition
The Dancing Crane Gallery Artists unite for a special exhibition of new art. Summer hours Fri and Sa
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