The Venice Art Center offers over 600 classes to adult and children’s classes annually, 12 unique visual art exhibitions which are free and open to the public, a one of a kind artisan gift shop, a venue for special events and concerts, art library and an on-site café. We support local artists by offering them many opportunities to express their creativity, sell their work and give them the platform to teach others. For over 60 years we have been an active advocate in the promotion of the arts in the community through citywide public arts projects, outreach, and collaboration with other organizations. VAC has focused on creating events and projects that enhance the community, support other nonprofits and make Venice a cultural destination. Our goal is to make art accessible and available to our community and to enhance the quality of the lives of those living in our area.

The Mission of the Venice Art Center is to provide cultural resources to the community and to enhance the knowledge and appreciation of all forms of visual arts.

2020 Giving Challenge

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A Message from VAC and President of the Board of Directors

A Message from the Venice Art Center and the President of the Board of Directors, Michele Lamond

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VAC 2020 Summer Class Registration Coming Soon!

Tap into your own creative skills by taking an art class at VAC. You will be delighted to know that we have skilled, outstanding instructors willing to share their talents with you. Areas of study include drawing, painting, jewelry making, pottery, sculpture and so much more. Sign up today by clicking on the link below.


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ARTini Fundraiser at Venice Art Center

The Venice Art Center takes the health and safety of our community members, volunteers, and staff very seriously.  Due to the rising concern for the public amid the Coronovirus outbreak, the ARTini Fundraiser is being postponed until further notice.  Please check the website for updates and your email for future notices of the rescheduled date.  Thank you for your understanding. 

Join the Venice Art Center for the 2nd Annual ARTini Fundraiser.  Sample and vote for your favorite restaurant's signature martini.  Enjoy food pairings, music by the Brown Campbell Blues Band, silent auction, beer & wine cash bar and hand painted martini glass for purchase.  Tickets are available for purchase at the Venice Art Center or by calling 941-485-7136.

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