By Debra Mann, REALTOR, Suncoasteam Realty
Whether you are an artist yourself, or just enjoy viewing art, you will find what you are looking for at the Visual Arts Center of Punta Gorda! They house three major galleries, an extensive arts library & a gift shop with one of a kind hand crafted items you won’t find anywhere else.
If you would like to learn how to do an art or craft yourself, the Visual Arts Center provides art classes & workshops (beginner to advanced) throughout the year. Some of the best art instructors in the area teach there, offering classes in nearly every visual medium: drawing, mixed media, stained glass, pottery, pen & ink, plein aire, portraits, sculpture, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, oil, art & computer technology, film appreciation, jewelry (beads, wirewrap, silver), digital photography, & even children’s classes.
The Gift Shop features original artist works in pottery, painting, glass, wood, jewelry, metal & more! There is art for everything you can think of from decorating your home & yard to artwork that you can wear!
The library is open to the public too. They have a very large collection of books, DVD’s, videos, periodicals & magazines. You can find many topics from instructional items to art & artist history.
There is always something going on at the Visual Arts Center. Gallery Exhibits change monthly, admission is FREE & they are open year-round to the public! If you haven’t been there, stop in and check it out. There is something for everyone!
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