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11267 Winthrop Main Street
Riverview, FL, 33578
United States

(813)758-5161

Our Events


Pottery Painting at the Art Factory
Aug
24
10:00 AM10:00

Pottery Painting at the Art Factory

WINTHROP ARTS PRESENTS: POTTERY PAINTING AT THE ART FACTORY

Saturday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

$5 per person per project

Projects good for anyone 5 years old and up

No reservations needed but you can confirm your spot by calling Kathy at 813-758-5161 or

emailing Kathy@winthroparts.org.

We hope to see you there!

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Family Friday Night at the Art Factory
Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00

Family Friday Night at the Art Factory

The community is invited to a fun evening of creating art at the Winthrop Arts Art Factory on Friday, August 9 from 6-7:30 p.m!

Create art with our talented instructors and take a tour of the Art Factory. Learn about our classes for children, teens, and adults. If you come to the event and register for our weekday classes for children 5-18 years old (two classes offered daily Monday to Friday from 3-4:30 or 4:30-6 p.m.) that night, and you will be entered to receive either the registration fee waived or two free classes. We will select at least two winners. Must be present to win and must register that night to be eligible.

The Art Factory is located at 11267 Winthrop Main St. (behind Remi's Minis) in Riverview.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

For more information please call Kathy at 813-758-5161.

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GALLERY EXHIBIT & RECEPTION FEATURING A COLLABORATION BETWEEN BRYANT MARTINEZ & BEN HOUGH
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

GALLERY EXHIBIT & RECEPTION FEATURING A COLLABORATION BETWEEN BRYANT MARTINEZ & BEN HOUGH

WINTHROP ARTS PRESENTS GALLERY EXHIBIT AND ARTSTS’ RECEPTION FEATURING A COLLABORATION BETWEEN BRYANT MARTINEZ AND BEN HOUGH

COME SEE THE BEAUTIFUL PAINTINGS OF WINTHROP TOWN ARTIST AND WINTHROP ARTS ART FACTORY LEAD INSTRUCTOR,

BRYANT MARTINEZ

AND

THE STEAMPUNK ART OF BEN HOUGH, WINNER OF THE 11TH ANNUAL WINTHROP ARTS FESTVIAL AND MARKET EMERGING ARTIST AWARD

THURSDAY, MAY 9 FROM 6 TO 7:30 P.M. AT THE ART FACTORY LOCATED AT 11267 WINTHROP MAIN ST. IN RIVERVIEW LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
FREE TO THE COMMUNITY

TAKE A TOUR OF THE ART FACTORY AND LEARN ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS AND ARTS CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

FOR MORE INFORMAITON, CALL KATHY AT 813-758-5161

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TEEN OPEN STUDIO: APRIL
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

TEEN OPEN STUDIO: APRIL

Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email laura.rangel@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6631 with any questions.

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TEEN OPEN STUDIO: MARCH 14
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

TEEN OPEN STUDIO: MARCH 14

Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email laura.rangel@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6631 with any questions.

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TEEN OPEN STUDIO: FEBRUARY
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

TEEN OPEN STUDIO: FEBRUARY

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Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email laura.rangel@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6631 with any questions.

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TEEN OPEN STUDIO: JANUARY
Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

TEEN OPEN STUDIO: JANUARY

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Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email laura.rangel@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6631 with any questions.

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Starrlights Cabaret presents Wonderland: A Musical Dining Experience
Dec
21
6:30 PM18:30

Starrlights Cabaret presents Wonderland: A Musical Dining Experience

Starrlights Cabaret presents Wonderland: A Musical Dining Experience

Join Starrlights Cabaret at the Barn Theatre as they present a night of music and dining, featuring Roberto Ferrer and Diego Villa. A portion of the proceeds will go to Winthrop Arts!

Tickets for the show only are $30. Tickets for dinner and show are $45 with VIP tickets at $65. Doors open at 6:30 pm on Friday, December 21st. For more info and to purchase tickets, call 813-684-2276.

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A Holiday Art Extravaganza
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

A Holiday Art Extravaganza

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Winthrop Arts Presents: A Holiday Art Extravaganza

Come take a fun holiday-themed Art Class at the Art Factory Saturday, December 1 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Select from the following classes:
Paint a ceramic ornament (up to 3 ornaments per person) - $15 per person
Make a creative holiday stocking - $10 per person ($5/ additional stocking/per person) Creative a whimsical holiday bird house - $15 per person
Paint a winter or holiday scene* - $20 per person
*This class is 2 hours long and requires pre-registration. The class will run from 10 a.m. to
12 p.m.

The Art Factory is located at 11267 Winthrop Main Street in Riverview (right behind Remi’s Minis Donuts). To sign up and reserve your spot, please call Kathy at 813-758-5161 or email kathy@winthroparts.org.

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Teen Open Studio: November
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

Teen Open Studio: November

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Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email Anthony.record@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6636 with any questions.

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Fall Artisan Market and Art Classes
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Artisan Market and Art Classes

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We hope you will join us on Saturday, October 27th between 10am and 2pm for some fabulous fall art classes and an artisan market!

Come see local artists and grab some great original works of art and handcrafted artisan crafts. We also encourage you to take a class from one of the Art Factory Teachers! Take a tour of the Art Factory and learn more about us! See the class options below - they are open to all ages! We hope you will join us!

10 - 10:30AM AND 12:30 - 1PM
Make a velvet pumpkin with fabrics teacher, Amy
$15 per student

10:30 - 11AM AND 1:30 - 2PM
Paint pottery with pottery teacher, Tim
$15 per piece & $5 for additional pieces

11AM - NOON
Paint a fall scene on canvas with painting teacher, Carol
$20 per student

All materials are included for the price of the class.

Registration requested but not required For more information call 813-758-5161

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CHILDREN'S ART SHOW 2018
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

CHILDREN'S ART SHOW 2018

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We are thrilled to be hosting our Annual Children's Art Show, which is an exhibit organized by Winthrop Arts and presented by Suncoast Credit Union.

All area students 18 years and younger are encouraged to submit an original artwork in any medium (pencil, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, crayon, oil, mosaics, sculpture, photography, digital). 2D pieces should be no larger than 8"x10" and can be matted, framed or on canvas. 3D pieces will be displayed on tabletops.

Awards include Best of Show ($25 cash and 4 classes plus registration at the Art Factory) 1st Place for each age category ($15 and 2 classes plus registration at the Art Factory) 2nd Place for each age category ($10)
3rd Place for each age category ($5)
3 Honorable Mentions (ribbon and certificate)

An artists’ reception will be held on Thursday, October 25 from 6 to 7 p.m.at the Art Factory located at 11267 Winthrop Main St. in Riverview. Awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please call Kathy at 813-758-5161 or email Kathy@winthroparts.org.

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Teen Open Studio: October
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Teen Open Studio: October

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Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email Anthony.record@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6636 with any questions.

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Teen Open Studio: September
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Teen Open Studio: September

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Teen Open Studio is a free program presented by the Tampa Museum of Art at the Winthrop Art Factory that gives teens in grades six through twelve the opportunity to create, learn, and work alongside local working artists. Teens can learn new techniques, explore new media, take on new themes, and hear about careers in the arts from a new artist every week. 

All materials provided. 

Visit this link to sign up today!

Email Anthony.record@tampamuseum.org or call (813) 421-6636 with any questions.

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Art Factory Summer Camp: Week 3
Jun
18
to Jun 22

Art Factory Summer Camp: Week 3

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Join us for the third week of Art Factory summer camp!

Week 3, June 18 to June 22: IT’S ALL ABOUT FABRIC

Campers will learn about sewing, fabrics and printmaking as they create flags, puppets and more. Please see the Art Factory Summer Camp 2018 page for full details and sign up information.

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Art Factory Summer Camp: Week 2
Jun
11
to Jun 15

Art Factory Summer Camp: Week 2

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Join us for the second week of Art Factory summer camp!

Week 2, June 11 to June 15: PUBLIC ART

Campers will join local artists as they design, construct and produce a mixed-media public art piece. Please see the Art Factory Summer Camp 2018 page for full details and sign up information.

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Art Factory Summer Camp: Week 1
Jun
4
to Jun 8

Art Factory Summer Camp: Week 1

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Join us for the first week of Art Factory summer camp!

Week 1, June 4 to June 8: CREATE AN IMAGINARY CAROUSEL

Campers will learn drawing and painting techniques from a professional artist as they create an imaginary carousel. Campers will produce a life-size carousel using recycled materials. Please see the Art Factory Summer Camp 2018 page for full details and sign up information.

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Saturday Photography Class at the Art Factory!
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Photography Class at the Art Factory!

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The Community Is Invited To Saturday Art Class

Taking Better Pictures On The Go
with local photographer, Jacob Seace

Date: Saturday, April 28
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Art Factory

11267 Winthrop Main St., Riverview

Learn How To:
• Use best angles
• Positioning with light
• Color editing
• Portrait/ Landscape Use
Good for adults and children!

$20 per person

MUST BRING YOUR OWN CAMERA OR PHONE

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Reservations Required as class is limited to 15
Please RSVP by Thursday, April 26

Please call 758-5161 or email kathy@winthroparts.org

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Thursday Night Live: Purple Day
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Thursday Night Live: Purple Day

Come see the world premiere of the student-produced, short film!

The Art Factory students created a short film. They wrote the script, acted in it and directed it, all under the direction of the Art Factory’s Creative Storytelling Instructor, Edison Ewell!

Come see the film, meet the actors and producers and take a tour of the Art Factory!

No Reservations Necessary. Call 913-758-5161 or email info@winthroparts.org for more information

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Thursday Night Live: Nicole Wooldridge
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

Thursday Night Live: Nicole Wooldridge

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT!

Join us as we celebrate the introduction of Nicole Wooldridge’s Wonderful Foundation. Come see some of Nicole’s beautiful artwork and learn about the partnership between Winthrop Arts and the foundation to provide underserved children with free art classes.

Enjoy light refreshments and a wonderful evening of art. Call 758-5161 or email info@winthroparts.org for more information.

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Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Presents: Create a Woven Owl with Amy
Feb
15
6:30 PM18:30

Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Presents: Create a Woven Owl with Amy

Come to this Thursday evening class hosted by Winthrop Arts at Kraftologee. Participants will create a fun woven owl with the Art Factory's fabric teacher, Amy Estes. 

$20 per person - Good for adults and children who are accompanied by an adult. All materials included. 

Reservations are recommended, but not required. Reserve your spot today at info@winthroparts.org or 813-758-5161.

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Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Presents: Create a Dreamcatcher with Amy
Feb
8
6:30 PM18:30

Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Presents: Create a Dreamcatcher with Amy

Come to this Thursday evening class hosted by Winthrop Arts at Kraftologee. Participants will create a one-of-a-kind dreamcatcher with the Art Factory's fabric teacher, Amy Estes. 

$20 per person - Good for adults and children who are accompanied by an adult. All materials included. 

Reservations are recommended, but not required. Reserve your spot today at info@winthroparts.org or 813-758-5161.

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Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Presents: Mixed Media with Bryant
Feb
1
6:30 PM18:30

Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Presents: Mixed Media with Bryant

Come to this Thursday evening class hosted by Winthrop Arts at Kraftologee. Participants will create a unique mixed media art piece with Winthrop Town Artist, Bryant Martinez. 

$20 per person - Good for adults and children who are accompanied by an adult. All materials included. 

Reservations are recommended, but not required. Reserve your spot today at info@winthroparts.org or 813-758-5161.

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Tiny Masters: A Class Collaboration with the Tampa Museum of Art
Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

Tiny Masters: A Class Collaboration with the Tampa Museum of Art

This class invites parents and children (ages 3-6) to work together to create a masterpiece that is truly as unique as your family! $20 for one child & one adult, $10 for each additional child. Price includes all art making materials and a museum voucher. The class is a collaboration with the Tampa Museum of Art, but be sure to come to the Art Factory where the class is being held!

For more information and class registration, please visit:TampaMuseum.org/TMAstudio or contact Studio Programs at Studio@TampaMuseum.org.

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Winthrop Christmas Tree Lighting
Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

Winthrop Christmas Tree Lighting

Come out to the 11th Annual Winthrop Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 1st at 6:30pm. There will be entertainment from Brandon Ballet, Dance Dynamics, Winthrop Charter Schools and more! Join us on the Plaza between Cappy's Pizza and Asonipse Spa and Salon in Winthrop for live entertainment, the lighting of the Christmas Tree & a holiday movie out on the lawn!

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Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Present: Painting Ceramic Ornaments with Tim
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

Winthrop Arts & Kraftologee Present: Painting Ceramic Ornaments with Tim

Have fun painting holiday ornaments with the Art Factory’s talented Ceramics Instructor, Tim Hoffmeister.

$20 per person per ornament. $35 for two! Good for adults and children who are accompanied by an adult. All materials included.

Reservations suggested but not required Sign up at info@winthroparts.org. Call 758-5161 or email info@winthroparts.org for more information.

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WINTHROP ARTS ANNUAL CHILDREN'S ART SHOW 2017 PRESENTED BY SUNCOAST CREDIT UNION
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

WINTHROP ARTS ANNUAL CHILDREN'S ART SHOW 2017 PRESENTED BY SUNCOAST CREDIT UNION

The Annual Children's Art Show is an exhibit organized by Winthrop Arts and presented by Suncoast Credit Union.

An artists’ reception will be held on Thursday, October 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.at the Art Factory located at 11267 Winthrop Main St. in Riverview. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m.

We hope you will join us!

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Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

DEADLINE: Winthrop Arts Children's Art Show 2017 Presented by Suncoast Credit Union

All area students 18 years and younger are encouraged to submit an original artwork in any medium (pencil, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, crayon, oil, mosaics, sculpture, photography, digital). 2D pieces should be no larger than 8"x10" and can be matted, framed or on canvas. 3D pieces will be displayed on tabletops. There is an entry fee of $5 per student.

Artwork entered in the Annual Children's Show 2017 must be original and created by the student. No kits or store-bought projects will be accepted. Students can choose any subject matter; just use your creativity. Students must provide a short artist statement providing their name, age, medium, school and brief description of what inspired them to create the work of art.

Please complete the attached registration form and submit it along with your original work of art and $5 entry fee by Monday, October 23 by 6 p.m. at the Art Factory. All works entered will be judged and eligible for First Place, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention in age categories of 5 to 8 years old, 9 to 13 years old and 14 to 18 years old. There will be one Best in Show winner. Winners will receive awards sponsored by Suncoast Credit Union.

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