Florida: Bradenton’s Vibrant Village of the Arts

In 1999 the non profit Artists Guild of Manatee was formed to create a place artists could live, play, and work. Download a village map here and check the Village of the Arts’ day planner for a list of merchants and hours.

Bradenton, FL

Bradenton, FL.png

Bradenton, FL.png

Art Junkies

Bradenton, FL.png
Turning trash into treasure since 2015, Art Junkies, is the first studio we encounter in the vibrant Village of the Arts.
Bradenton, FL.png
Art Junkies, The Village of the Arts, Bradenton

The Baobab Tree Gallery and Studios

Bradenton, FL.png
The Baobab Tree Gallery and Studios open Friday and Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm.

Jerk Dog Records

Bradenton, FL.png
New and used records, tapes, magazines, and comics focusing on music outside of the mainstream can be found at Jerk Dog Records. Open Wed – Friday 5:00pm – 8:00pm and Saturday 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

Little Swamp Studio and Gallery

Bradenton, FL.png
Jewelry, pottery, and wall art can be purchased at Little Swamp Studio & Gallery open Thursday – Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm or at their online store.

Bradenton, FL.png

The Dancing Crane Gallery

Bradenton, FL.png
Follow the cranes down the sidewalk to The Dancing Crane Gallery with an assortment of acrylics and collages.

World Piece

Bradenton, FL.png
At World Piece visitors can stop and relax with a massage, unwind in the sauna, or browse the collection of local tea and wearable art.

Bird Rock Taco Shack

Bradenton, FL.png
Bird Rock Taco Shack has over 17 tacos ranging from $2 – $6 each and 7 burritos to choose from. Open Tuesday – Thursday 12:00pm -9:00pm and Friday – Saturday 12:00pm – 10:00pm.
Bradenton, FL.png
Bird Rock Taco Shack, Village of the Arts, Bradenton

10th Avenue West Studios

Bradenton, FL.png
Since 2006, 10th Avenue West Studios has been transforming old tin roofs into unique sea life and fish.

Arte Coyoacano

Bradenton, FL.png
Arte Coyoacano, Village of the Arts, Bradenton

Raven’s Whim Gallery/Alisa’s Refoveo Touch

Bradenton, FL.png
Raven’s Whim Gallery (left) and Alisa’s Refoveo Touch, open Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm turns recycled materials into mosaics and stained glass works of art.

Fun Girl Art LLC

Bradenton, FL.png
Fun Girl Art LLC, Village of the Arts, Bradenton, FL
Bradenton, FL.png
Fun Girl Art LLC, Village of the Arts in Bradenton

Clay in the Garden Studios

Bradenton, FL.png
All things clay and paper mache can be found at Clay in the Garden Studios.
Bradenton, FL.png
Clay in the Garden Studios. Villages of the Arts in Bradenton

The Village Mystic

Bradenton, FL.png
Everything holistic and metaphysical can be found at The Village Mystic a Gallery of Natural Art including candles and incense, tarot and oracle cards, oils, crystals, and visitors can even mine for gemstones at Mystic Mines.
Bradenton, FL.png
Psychic readings, aura cleansing, crystal healing, meditation, and chakra balancing services are also available. A variety of classes and events are available each month.

Bits & Pieces

Bradenton.png
Bits & Pieces, open Friday and Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm, has more than quilting materials.

Firestone Gallery and Design House

Bradenton, FL.png
Beach or folk themed art to rock and roll or shabby chic can be found at Firestone Gallery and Design House.

Village Veranda

Bradenton, FL
Village Veranda, LLC, Village of the Arts, Bradenton

Divine Excess Folk Art Gallery

Bradenton, FL.png
Divine Excess Folk Art Gallery, Village of the Arts, Bradenton

Picture1.png

Visiting the Village of the Arts early Sunday morning the merchants were closed, but we enjoyed looking at the colorful shops and unique yard decor.


May 2018

Advertisements

Author: The Traveling Gingerbread

My fiancé, Mitch, and I have been traveling together over four years. Living and working full time in Pittsburgh, PA, we travel as much as our vacation days and finances allow. Each adventure is packed with activities, tours, and experiences to maximize our time. As craft beer lovers, we always try to fit in a visit to a local brewery. 
In Tokyo, we laughed every time we saw someone talking on their large, animated phone case. We had to buy one. Having an obsolete IPhone 5, the selection was limited. We purchased Gingy off a neglected rack in Shinjuku, Tokyo and The Traveling Gingerbread was born. You can purchase your own adorable gingerbread friend here! 
The Traveling Gingerbread is an entertaining account of our travels, fun facts, and tips we learned along the way.


4 thoughts

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s