Cultural centers in Venice, Florida, include the Venice Art Center, Venice Public Library, Venice Theater and the Venice Performing Arts Center. The Venice Performing Arts Center houses the Venice Symphony Orchestra, and it also serves as a venue for film screenings and other musical events.
The Venice Art Center has a number of art exhibits, events, sales and even classes for residents and tourists. As of 2015, examples of exhibits and events include the Special Chalk Festival Show, the Everything Art Member's Show, Art in Motion and the Fine Arts Show and Sale. Interested parties can sign up for art classes on the center's website.
The Venice Public Library features an exhibit of "Black Stallion" author Walter Farley. The library is a National Literary landmark. The Venice Theater hosts plays and musicals, and has featured performances of such favorites as "A Christmas Carol." Artists who have performed here at one time include James Taylor. Tickets are available for purchase on the theater website.
The Venice Symphony Orchestra gives regular performances at the Venice Performing Arts Center. The repertoire includes both classical and pop favorites. The symphony is also actively involved with music education in the community, and it teaches educational programs throughout the year.