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Englewood Art Center
A Division of Ringling College of Art and Design
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Hours of Operation:
September - April
Tuesday, 9am - 9pm
Wednesday through Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Sundays and Mondays, CLOSED
What's Happening Now
- The printed 2015-2016 season schedule is now available!
Stop by EAC to pick up the freshly printed season brochures either at the front desk or outside the front door. We encourage anyone that has friends, relatives, or neighbors interested in taking some classes or visiting EAC to pick one up for them as well. We have plenty to go around and want to spread the word about the great programming that we've planned for you this season!
- Watercolor Simply with Don Melander | Wednesdays (October 14, 21, & 28) | 9:30am - 3:30pm | $60 Nonmember; $50 Member per single session
Whether starting fresh with watercolors or wanting to brush up on your skills, Don Melander is running his Watercolor Simply class on Wednesdays for the month of October. Call the front desk to register and to reserve your seat.
What's Coming Up...
- Bites + Bytes: Smart Phone Photography | Friday, October 16, 2015 | 12:30pm - 2:30pm | $12 Nonmembers, $10 Members
Enjoy your bagged lunch from home and we'll provide the treats as you learn insider tips for photographing with your phone. Limited seating, RSVP to 941-474-5548.
- Next Receiving in Loranger: Conservation | Art + Earth | Saturday, October 31, 2015 | 9am - 12pm
EAC will be having our next open receiving on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 9am - 12pm. All artists are invited to submit recent 2D and 3D conservation themed artwork that celebrates the preservation of the natural, environmental and wildlife treasures that are part of our earth's natural heritage.
- Plein Air is Adventure Painting | The Heart of the Process
with Jeff Markowsky
Workshop, Wednesday - Friday, December 9, 10, 11, 2015
Location" the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast's Bay Preserve in Osprey, FL
$350 (cannot be prorated for a shorter term)
- Plein Air Painting @ Hermitage | November 20, 2015 | 9:30am - 2:30pm
EAC is partnering with the Hermitage Artist Retreat to invite everyone to enjoy a day of plein air demo painting on the beautiful Hermitage grounds on Manasota Key. This event is free and open to the public.
- Plein Air Exhibition @ Palm House, Hermitage | November 24, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Following the Plein Air Painting Day on November 20, participants are invited and encouraged to enter the exhibition at the Palm House. A reception will be held on Wednesday, December 2 and prizes will be awarded for first through third place. Click on the link in the header above for more information.
The theme for the 2015-2016 season at the Englewood Art Center is
50 Shades of Green.
Specialty programming listed below, but be sure to check out all of our classes, exhibitions, and events for this season.
Call to Artists
2D or 3D abstract artwork in any media
Receiving: Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Reception: Saturday, October 3, 2015, 2 - 4pm
- Conservation | Art + Earth
Artwork that reflects nature, environmental and wildlife conservation causes
Receiving: Saturday, October 31, 2015, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Reception: Saturday, November 7, 2015, 2 - 4pm
Click here to view the entire 2015-2016 Call to Artists schedule