ENGAGING WITH ART AT THE VACDue to COVID-19, the Visual Arts Center is currently operating with limited hours, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday as we begin to transition to a new normal. We have several options for those of you who want to engage with art, either at the VAC or online at home: VAC Gift Gallery & Art Supply Store are open Monday through Friday from 10am to 2pm
Open Studio Sessions currently underway for Pottery and 2-D Art
Online Classes for members in Scratchboard, Oil, Charcoal and Watercolor
Exhibit "The Member's Showcase" on display and online through August 6 For more details, click on the highlighted title above.
Our Mission is to Inspire, Explore, Create & Promote the Visual Arts
The Visual Arts Center serves Charlotte County, and beyond with three major galleries, 6 classrooms, jewelry, glass, pottery & technology studios, an extensive arts library, Gift Gallery, Art and Supply Store and VAC logo items. Our 12,000 square foot facility provides the best art classes, instructors and exhibit opportunities for the community. Our courses are designed for all ages and skill levels and we offer classes and workshops in a variety of arts media throughout the year.
Visit our Galleries, Gift Gallery & Art Supply Store
The Visual Arts Center is located at 210 Maud Street in Punta Gorda. Our ever-changing exhibits are always free to explore. While you're here, stop by the Gift Shop to find locally handcrafted items for every occasion, and our extensive Art Library full of resources. You can also purchase fine art supplies directly from our Art & Supply Store, located inside the Visual Arts Center.
Gallery, Gift Gallery & Art Supply Store Hours:
Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm