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BEACH ART CENTER

Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

"Engaging our Community in Creative Arts since 1978"

 
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 WELCOME TO THE BEACH

Art is healing.  Anyone who has held a brush, a pencil or shaped a bit of clay transforming those elements into something of their own creation has experienced this healing effect.

And what better place to feel completely relaxed and inspired, than on the beach? 


Whether you're into traditional media like drawing, oils and watercolor, enjoy sculpting with clay or like playing with mixed media, collage and acrylics - you'll have plenty of choices.

And if you just want to have a studio space with good light and other artists to paint with, we offer Open Studio hours.

Local art centers and galleries like the Beach Art Center bring the arts to people where they live and play. Today, the mission of the Beach Art Center is “to inspire lifelong learning, empower the individual, and engage the community of all ages in the creative arts”. 

We opened our doors in 1978, this year we joyfully celebrate our 43rd Anniversary.

 
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BECOME A MEMBER

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WORKSHOPS

 
 
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COMMUNITY BULLETIN

COVID UPDATE: 8/16/21

All Guests, Staff, Teachers, and Volunteers must wear a mask to enter the building.

To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, current CDC guidelines recommend that everyone wear a mask indoors if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission (CDC 8.13.2021).  Florida is considered a state of high transmission.

Anyone exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 should not enter the building, even if fully vaccinated.

FALL CLASSES:

Fall classes have begun (or will begin shortly!)  Our schedule is up and all of your favorite teachers have returned!

For more info on all of our Fall Classes  and Workshops check out our Classes & Workshops page.

ZOOM!

We have several Online courses using "Zoom"... we think it's a great way to stay connected, learn, and have fun!  Some classes will even be taught In-House with a Zoom option!  Look for the "HYBRID" banner on the class photo.

GIFT SHOP

Our Gift Shop is closed temporarily for repairs and restocking.  We hope to be back open with all new items soon!  

The Plein Aire Cottage Artist "Save our Cottages" 2022 Calendars are here!  Get yours now... available online to be shipped to you, or see Irene in our office!  These make fantastic gifts!

https://www.beachartcenter.org/giftshop

GALLERY

Call to Artists!  Our annual Holiday Show and Sale is coming!  Art Take-In for this show will be Monday Nov 1st - Wednesday Nov 3rd from 10am-12:30pm and 1:30-3:30pm.  We can't wait to see what you've created!  All pieces must be for sale.  Get full details on our Exhibits page.

Our "Books & Music" Gallery Show continues through October 22nd.

Learn more about our Gallery Shows here:  https://www.beachartcenter.org/exhibits

 

"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?"

Vincent Van Gogh

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MEMBERSHIPS

Beach Art Center Members have Benefits!

 

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Mon - Fri: 9am - 4pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
(Note: We will be closed on Fridays in August)

(Our Gallery and Gift Shop hours are subject to change, please call ahead to ensure we are open.)  
See our Calendar for Weekend Workshop and Evening Class Hours.