The Venice Art Center offers over 600 classes to adult and children’s classes annually, 12 unique visual art exhibitions which are free and open to the public, a one of a kind artisan gift shop, a venue for special events and concerts, art library and an on-site café. We support local artists by offering them many opportunities to express their creativity, sell their work and give them the platform to teach others. For over 60 years we have been an active advocate in the promotion of the arts in the community through citywide public arts projects, outreach, and collaboration with other organizations. VAC has focused on creating events and projects that enhance the community, support other nonprofits and make Venice a cultural destination. Our goal is to make art accessible and available to our community and to enhance the quality of the lives of those living in our area.

The Mission of the Venice Art Center is to provide cultural resources to the community and to enhance the knowledge and appreciation of all forms of visual arts.

FantaSea Become a Sponsor

The Venice Art center invites you to become a sponsor for the 2021-2023 “FantaSea” project. 

FantaSea Sponsorship Information


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Let's Protect Each Other: MASK REQUIRED

A Message from the Venice Art Center regarding our re-opening day of June 15 and the REQUIREMENT OF FACE MASKS in order to enter the building.


VAC 2020 Fall Classes Have Begun!

Offering Classes Virtually and at Venice Art Center!

Tap into your own creative skills by taking an art class at VAC. You will be delighted to know that we have skilled, outstanding instructors willing to share their talents with you. Areas of study include drawing, painting, jewelry making, pottery, sculpture and so much more. Sign up today by clicking on the link below.


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Student Online Art Show

The Venice Art Center invites local students from ages 15-20 to participate in a free 12-week Summer Art Exhibition. Enter as often as you like from June 29-September 20. See your art on our Facebook page! All submissions for the week will be juried and a $50 check will be awarded to each week’s winner. At the end of the exhibition, the top three entries will be awarded as well as the Best Entire Body of Work.


WEEK #1 WINNER!  Margaux Moussier

WEEK #2 WINNER!  Rainer Dolmanet

WEEK #3 WINNER!  Rainer Dolmanet

WEEK #4 WINNER! Juliana Courville

WEEK#5 WINNER! Cierra Stanton

WEEK#6 WINNER! Gianna Rafaniello


WEEK#8 WINNER! Rainer Dolmanet

WEEK#9 WINNER!  Chau Mai

WEEK#10 WINNER!  Cierra Stanton

WEEK#11 WINNER! Chau Mai

WEEK#12 WINNER! Bailey Budde

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