PUNTA GORDA, Fla.
- June 18, 2020
-- The Member's Showcase
exhibit opens at the Visual Arts Center (VAC) on July 2, on display in both the Main Gallery and Goff Gallery through August 6. The Member's Showcase
features work by member artists of the VAC, in a variety of mediums and styles. This is our most diverse, unique art exhibit of the year. Each artist (up to 50 participants)
will receive a dedicated space to display up to 12 works of art. Visitors will have the opportunity to get to know each local artist and their work on a more personal level. The VAC will host a virtual Awards Presentation via Facebook Live Thursday, July 9 at 2:00pm. This exhibit will also be available as a virtual tour, at www.VisualArtCenter.org.
The VAC is currently offering open studio classes that will continue into the summer. Each three-hour session offers the opportunity to work along with other artists in a creative environment, with use of VAC facilities. Spacing in each class or studio will be limited to six participants to ensure proper distancing. Students who wish to participate can register online at www.visualartcenter.org.
Currently, the safety of all visitors is our foremost priority. Gloves and masks, while not required, are available at the front desk for those who wish to use them. Personal hand sprays will also be available for visitors. The Visual Arts Center's Gallery and Store are open Monday – Friday, from 10am – 2pm.The Visual Arts Center is located at 210 Maud Street, Punta Gorda and can be reached at (941) 639-8810. Our galleries are always free and open to the public. Check out our website, www.VisualArtCenter.org for details on events, exhibits, classes, workshops and more.