Anna Maria Island and the area is filled with plenty of arts and culture choices. We have several museums just off the island as well as some great choices to review our rich history of the area. Be sure to stop in our fishing villages and learn the ways of the water. Plenty of tours available both on land and water. Anna Maria Island has several art galleries as well as various choices in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa. Play your cards right and visit Anna Maria Island during an art event like Bradenton of the Arts or Bayfest and you will be sure to enjoy the arts and culture of our area. Be sure to visit our Arts and Culture informational category for more ideas of what can be done while visiting Anna Maria Island.