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Monday Drawing and Acrylic Painters of the Art Center

Join the DAAP’ers (Drawing and Acrylic Painters) every Monday from 12:00 to 3:30 at the Art Center for an afternoon of either drawing or acrylic painting with fellow artists with any skill level—beginner to advanced. Activities will include projects in drawing and acrylic mediums with tutorial help to DYOT (do-your-own-thing). Bring your own tools and materials, there will be fun projects and great camaraderie—so join us. All you need to do is be a member ($35 annually beginning Sept. 1 each year) by calling 746-7606 to register for the group or try it out as a guest for one visit and see how much learning and laughing in Art can be. 

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Friends and Families Reaching for Abilities Fine Arts Gala at the Art Center Friday, June 29 6:00 pm

Gallery Opening
Fine Arts Gala at the Art Center of Citrus County on Friday, June 29 6:00 pm
Sponsored by Friends and Families Reaching for Abilities (FFRA), the Art Center and the Citrus Cultural Alliance, the juried art show is open to artists with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
Since February, FFRA has held mentorship workshops pairing experienced artists from the community with individuals from the Key Training Center, New Horizons, CREST, etc.
After the gala, all artists’ artwork will be on display for the general public to enjoy from July 6 through July 30
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Artist Call for Entries Nature Coast Exhibit #4 March 14, 2018 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Submissions are invited from area artists for the upcoming March Exhibit No. 4 for the 2017-2018 season.

Open to everyone over the age of 18, two-dimensional artists are welcome to submit their work for this juried exhibit in the categories of Paintings: Oil and Acrylic, Graphics and Mixed Media, Paintings: Water Media and Photography: Black and White and Color.

Entries for the exhibit may be dropped off at the Art Center on March 14, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and picked up on April 18, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The entry fee for members is $15 for two works, $30 for two works for nonmembers and $5 for each additional work up to five.

Awards will be given in the above categories and artists may offer their works for sale. A complete prospectus is available on the Art Center website

The exhibition is free, open to the public and may be viewed Monday through Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and during every performance of the Art Center Theater through April 17, 2018. A complete schedule of events can be found on their website The Art Center Gallery is located at 2644 N Annapolis Ave. Hernando, Florida.

Open to all who appreciate and want to support the arts in our community.

The Art Center of Citrus County is a member-owned and operated 501c3 non-profit organization with programs in the performing and visual arts offering opportunities for participation, education, and appreciation of the arts.

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Fall Line up of Art Classes

The Art Center of Citrus County Presents

Our Fall Line up of Art Classes

Call the box office to enroll: 352 746 7606, hrs, Mon-Fri, 1 to 4pm

$35 for the first class and $25 for each additional class.

Drawing What You See, Instructor: Sharon Harris
Mondays 9:30 to 11:30, Sept 29 – Dec 15 Beginning to Intermediate, age 16 & up.

Drawing Heads, Hands & Feet. Instructor: Sharon Harris Mondays 12:00 to 1:30, Sept 29 – Dec 15 Beginning understanding of figure drawing required, age 16 & up.

Acrylics with a Brush, Instructor: Sharon Harris Mondays 2:00 to 4:00, Sept 29 – Dec 15 All levels, age 16  & up.