Holmes Beach – During the summer, the Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island will display themed works from it’s members in the gallery window at 5414 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach. For the month of May, the Artists’ Guild will feature turtles as that months Gallery window display. Themes for the following months are as follows; Fish in June, Patriotic in July, Tropical in August, Kids in September and Harvest in October.
The mission of the Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island is to educate, promote and encourage cultural and charitable artistic endeavor. Their membership—100 plus artists and supporters of the arts—arrange exhibits, shows, and other means to further local art in the community and surrounding areas. Their gallery, the Guild’s largest program, is located at 5414 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach and has 45 displaying artists as well one local high school student’s art work on display. These artists—Guild members–collectively show, sell and run the non-profit gallery. One of the highlights the new board looks forward to later this year is celebrating, with the community, the Gallery’s 25th year at their present location.