Friday December 1st - 11 am to 9 pm

Holiday Shopping and Evening Reception

Bring your pet to be sketched by Marie Garafano from 5-9 PM

20 minute sitting $15

NEW!..First Friday Raffles-12/1 "Soft Breeze" by Karen Mathis.

Saturday, December 2nd, 11-4.Onsite Demos and Gift Sales in The Gallery Gardens include but not limited to: Hand Painted Glassware by Schnuerch - Custom Jewelry with White’s Beading and Behrens’ Jewelers Wire - Oil and Mixed Media Painting by Erickson, Paolilli  -  Ikebana Arrangements by Polly Curran - National League of American Pen Women on site with books and more.

Group Show in Galleries 1 thru 5 with Cianfarani, Colangelo, Gaines, Doenecke, Flinn, Medeiros, R.Lewis, McEwan. Art photography by Curran, Thomason.

A multitude of fabulous options for your

personal and Holiday gift purchases!

Our October Charity Event was a HUGE success with the sales of drawings by Alan Manning.  We raised $1,420 for Alzheimer's Research with 100% of sales and donations going to the charity.  Thank you to Angela Manning for her dedication.

Gift Certificates Available

Happy Holidays and New Years Cheers


First Friday Raffles - Win a Painting!


2018-19 reservations for Gallery rental space. Whole Gallery,  Galleries 1-3, Little Garden Gallery in the back Gardens.

Plan your special events in our award winning Gardens.

Email for pricing!

Schedule of exhibitions and special events are published on our website, in our newsletter, and via the newsletter posted on Facebook. If you would like to receive our 

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Fine Art Paintings
Giclée and Open Prints

Unique Art Inspired Gifts


The Dancing Crane Gallery

Art and Gifts

1019 10th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205    ​941.744.1333   
Meet the Artists at First Friday Receptions from 6 to 9 PM

​Hours Thursday - Saturday 11-4 and by Appointment / email:

​​​​​Custom Jewelry by

Colleen White

and Phyllis Behrens Jones


to be part of our Gallery Family.  

Email for an appointment.

In The Little Garden Gallery  December 1st and 2nd

                                Bill Kraft- fine art nature and wildlife photographer and  the fortunate recipient of blue and gold ribbons from the Florida Council of Camera Clubs. Work is offered on gallery wrap canvas or on metal, as well as images on glass, acrylic, or traditional paper.

Patti Kraft - beautifully hand crafted decorative and artistic containers constructed from palm fronds and other all natural materials.  Patti creates this 11 step process as learned from a Hawaiian lady several years ago.  All  work is hand crafted including all leather stitching.  


We encourage you to use the parking garage at the corner of 12th St West and 8th Ave West.
Paid parking Monday to  Friday 8-6 pm. 
Friday night Art Walks and weekends, park free ​ after 6​.
Limited on-street parking is free throughout the Village of the Arts.

NEW wood designs by Sandy MacNeill. Handcrafted wooden boards and trays made of exotic woods such as, Zebrawood, Wenge, Ambrosia, Ipe, Sapele, Bloodwood, Brazilian Cherry, and Australian Cypress 

Dazzling December Happenings

The Dancing Crane Gallery Awards Since 2011

Bradenton's Best Art Gallery  -  Bradenton's Best Small Business

Bradenton Business Hall of Fame

Village Wonderland Holiday Gift Bazaar