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One-of-a-Kind Gift Event at ArtCenter Manatee, Saturday, Dec. 19, 10 am to 3 pm

ArtCenter Manatee will host a one-day-only holiday art sales by local artisans from The Pottery Group and Surface Design Guild of Sarasota. This is the first time that these groups have collaborated directly with ArtCenter Manatee on a holiday show and sale. "This is a great opportunity for people in Bradenton and the surrounding area to easily access the wonderful work of these talented artists and artisans. These one-day events make it easy to stop in and find that special gift," said KC Bitterman, Executive Director of ArtCenter Manatee. These event takes place at ArtCenter Manatee, 209 9th Street West in downtown Bradenton. The Surface Design Guild of Sarasotawill be selling their work at ArtCenter Manatee on Saturday, December 19th, from 10 AM to 3 PM. The Surface Design Guild of Sarasota creates artwork using the complex embellishment and transformation of materials including fibers, paper, clay, glass and metal. In addition to these special sales, ArtCenter Manatee will also be offering holiday shopping in our Artists’ Market. The Artists’ Market is a great place to purchase artist-designed handcrafted jewelry, pottery, housewares, silk scarves and other delightful decorative items. ArtCenter Manatee also has gift certificates good for the Artists’ Market and art classes for those special creative people on your Christmas list. The Artists’ Market is open from 9 AM to 5 PM on Monday, Friday and Saturday and from 9 AM to 6 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Closed on Sundays. Contact: Peggy Haynes, 941-746-2862