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Arts & Culture

Experience Something Different.

The Bradenton Area is a place where art, culture, and history come alive.


Download our Arts & Culture guide or click on one of the unique offerings listed below to see how Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key celebrates its local arts, culture, and heritage. From galleries to theater performances to live music, our local artists draw inspiration from our beautiful natural surroundings and turn it into something truly breathtaking. Explore our area’s rich history with the Gamble Plantation, Manatee Village Historical Park, and Manatee County Historic Museum. Whether you’re attending an exhibit, taking in a show, or walking through the Village of the Arts, you’re sure to fall in love with our area’s creative spirit, unique culture, and proud heritage.