Anna Maria Island
Cultural Connections presents
2010 artsHOP and Gallery Walk
Anna Maria Island, Florida

artsHOP 2012 Sponsors

Many thanks to our 2012 Signature Sponsors

The Island Sun
9801 Gulf Drive • Anna Maria, FL 34216-1189 • PHONE: 941-778-3986

We would like to thank the Anna Maria Island Sun for it's continual and generous support of the arts on Anna Maria Island. You can follow the progress of our Painted Chairs project and look to the Island Sun for our artsHOP schedule of events. Click to read the Sun online

Island Real Estate, Holmes Beach, FL
6101 Marina Dr in Holmes Beach, Florida 941-778-6066

Most recently Island Real Estate became the largest Vacation Rental source on Anna Maria Island. With two convenient locations, we serve all three cities of Anna Maria Island- Anna Maria City, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach. Click here to view more of Island Real Estate

Lapensee Plumbing and Pool
      401 Manatee Avenue
      Holmes Beach, Florida

Family owned and operated full service plumbing company also offering pool maintenance and repair, LP and natural gas installation, irrigation services, backflow technologies, remodeling, new construction, and a live fixture showroom...Lapensee Plumbing
Beach to Bay
Beach to Bay Construction
315 62nd Street
Holmes Beach, Florida

Let us build your island dream!
As the top builder on Anna Maria Island, Beach To Bay Construction has been building and rehabilitating homes for over a decade. We specialize in residential and commercial construction, new home developments, land developments and investment properties. ...Beach to Bay Living
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Event Sponsors
J and J Graphics
      9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria
J and J Graphics does custom screen printing in-house, wholesale and retail, also embroidery and promotional items. Custom design logos are available for your business & original artwork for any occasions...more info
Beach Bums, Anna Maria Island
      427 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria
As island natives we can help you enjoy your vacation with lots of ideas for must-see attractions, and recommendations for all the necessary island gear available for rental. We organize eco - kayak trips, sailboat charters, yoga on the beach, and nature hikes - let us know what you need, we will be happy to oblige! ...more info
Keeton's Office and ART Supply
      817 Manatee Avenue West
      Bradenton, FL 34205-8646
Keeton's has always been a generous supporter of the arts on Anna Maria Island. We thank them for providing us with this years raffle - a large basket filled with all manner of art supplies, plus supplying our CHAIR PAINTING party with brushes and paint. THANK YOU - ONCE AGAIN -KEETON's! ...more info
Olive Oil Outpost
      401 Pine Ave, Anna Maria
The Olive Oil Outpost in Anna Maria, Florida offers a selection of olive oils, balsamic vinegars, pastas, spices, salts, coffee and tea from around the world.

Come on over to the porch at Olive Oil Outpost and sit in some of the Painted Chairs that are on display for artshHOP!...more info
Hancock Bank, Holmes Beach
      5324 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach
Hancock Bank (formally Whitney Bank)
Our mission of "helping people achieve their financial goals and dreams" continues at the Island Branch in Holmes Beach as well as all Hancock Branches in Manatee County...more info
Anna Maria Island Accommodations
      315 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria
With over 30 years experience in "Island Life"! Let us help you find your perfect vacation rental! Anna Maria Island Vacation Rentals and Property Management~~With a personal touch!~~ more info
Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island
The Mission of the Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island is to strengthen the lives of children, assist people in crisis, and improve the quality of life of people with special needs, in keeping with and promoting the mission of Rotary International.

The Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island is also very active in supporting the local arts and culture that flourish on Anna Maria Island. Every year the club helps offset many of the non-profits costs by contributing both financially or with manpower....more info
Business Sponsors
      Anna Maria Island
      Beach Cafe
      4000 Gulf Drive
      Holmes Beach, FL 34217
The Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe at Manatee County Beach is a full service restaurant that includes a Tiki Bar on the beach. Join them for their island famous ALL-U-Can-Eat Pancakes, ALL-U-Can-EAT Friday Night Fish & Chips and other great specials! We thank the Beach Cafe for sponsoring our Sunday night artsHOP Drum Circle...more info
      Salon Salon
      3612 East Bay Drive
      Holmes Beach, FL

We hope you take a moment and stop by to visit with our staff and experience Island luxury. Salon Salon is the sixth Salon in the family and perhaps our most impressive. We look forward to seeing you and thanks for stopping by. ...more info
      Pine Avenue
      PO Box 1678
      Anna Maria, FL 34216

The dream of a walkable village center sprinkled with residential cottages, professional offices and retail shops to serve the surrounding community is now reality. These businesses include guest services for visitors and property owners, shabby chic furniture, hair dresser, Podiatrist, Olive Oil and gourmet food items, the top two rated boutiques in Sarasota and Manatee Counties, Children’s crafts and gifts, an Art Gallery and even a doggie spa. ...more info
      ULtraViolet Expressions
      Website Development
      SEO and Internet Marketing
UltraViolet Expressions, website developement, maintenance, internet marketing (SEO) and hosting, has provided the design and maintenance of the ArtsHOP and Cultural Connections web sites. ...more info
      Butterfly Garden
      Arts and Crafts Show

      Holmes Beach, FL
The Butterfly Garden will present their annual artsHOP Arts and Craft show in Holmes Beach at the City Hall field. Every year the Butterfly Garden brings together artisans and craftsmen in a celebration of the arts that includes a variety of food vendors and the music of Patchouli - a very popular group who will have their CDs for sale at the show - 10am-5pm on Saturday, Nov 10th and 10am-4pm on Sunday, Nov 11th.
      Chiles Restaurant Group
      Bradenton Beach, FL
The Chiles Restaurant Group is a family of three waterfront restaurants each with a unique atmosphere. Each embodies the feel of unspoiled Florida and each serves fresh Florida seafood with breathtaking views. We would like to thank the Chiles Group for their donation of some of the chairs that our artists will be painting and please look for the special artsHOP coupon during the Gallery Walk that offers a 20% discount in any of their restaurants:
The Sandbar in Anna Maria
The Beachhouse in Bradenton Beach
MarVista on Longboat Key
Community Sponsors
      StateRoad 64
      Anna Maria, Florida
StateRoad 64 is a blend of vintage and contemporary bluegrass music. We'll be at the Studio at Gulf and Pine during the Gallery Walk on Nov. 9th during the artsHOP Gallery Walk. Stop by and make sure you have you 'toe tappin' shoe on!...more info
     Timeless Treasures
      401 Pine Ave
      Anna Maria, FL 34216
      Phone: 941.730.9117
Specializing in reclaimed painted vintage furniture, local artwork, vintage collectables. and recycled restored and restyled electic store.



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