Arts & Culture in the Bradenton Area

Our dynamic calendar of festivals and events, coupled with a rich and vibrant community, ensures that there is always something exciting happening in the realm of arts and culture in the Bradenton Area. Whether you’re an art aficionado, a history buff, or a traveler simply looking for a dose of inspiration, our area offers experiences that celebrate the vibrant spirit that ties our creative community together. From a laid-back art scene showcasing a wide range of mediums and styles to theaters hosting captivating performances, our cultural offerings are both rich and multifaceted.

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History & Heritage

Explore the commercial fishing legacy of Cortez, FL at the Florida Maritime Museum—a journey through the village’s rich maritime legacy.

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Village of the Arts

Go behind the scenes of this whimsical community where local artists live and work.

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Cultural Expressions

Learn more about the artists, performers, and various creatives that have contributed to the rich cultural history of the Bradenton Area.

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