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Vilano Beach Art Program sponsored by North Shores Improvement Association (NSIA)

Vilano Beach Art Program sponsored by North Shores Improvement Association (NSIA)

Whether you have always wanted to learn to be an artist, just enjoy it in your spare time, or are an accomplished artist, the Vilano Beach Art Program provides a surprising array of opportunities to share ideas, educate yourself and enhance your skills.

All art classes and workshops, except Plein Air, are at the North Shores Improvement Association community center, 120 Meadow Avenue, Vilano Beach.

Every Wednesday is an artful adventure in Vilano Beach called OASis (Open Art Studio). Bring your favorite media,  create and socialize with other like minds.  All levels welcomed !
Workshops featuring a variety of  art forms are scheduled throughout the year and promoted to the greater Florida audience and beyond to participate. Classes are conducted by qualified professionals renowned in their medium.

A sampling of classes that may be provided are:
Beginner  and intermediate drawing workshops, Fluid painting/acrylic pour painting, Plein Air Classes, Watercolor and Mixed Media;

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