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Mendocino Art Center

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Address: 45200 Little Lake St, Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone Number: 707 937 5818
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Activities: Arts and crafts

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wonderful art classes

This is a great place to spend a few days taking an art class. They offer a variety. I took a beadmaking class and enjoyed it very much. They also have a small gallery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2014
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Los Gatos, CA
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Pasadena, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Several of the buildings were not operating when I got there. It seems that some people say there is great interaction with working artists here, but I didn't have that experience.

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Los Gatos, CA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This is a great place to spend a few days taking an art class. They offer a variety. I took a beadmaking class and enjoyed it very much. They also have a small gallery.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
44 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We always enjoy visiting here and usually don't come home without a purchase or two! A lot of talent in the area.

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Castro Valley, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

All of the art was top quality. I also enjoyed the jewelry. The location is great. It's nice to be able to walk all over town. I also enjoyed the unique shops in town.

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Boulder Creek, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

This Art Center was the hub of activity years before Mendocino became a big name in destinations. It is actuall the start of a great artistic movement.

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Redlands, Ca
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152 reviews 152 reviews
49 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This is an upscale collection of works by area artists. There are some interesting sculptures outside. Definitely worth a stop.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Lots of local artists. Very friendly folks. We were there during a art fair in November. A lot of local artists displayed their work. A lot of people their seem to know each other and artists were engaging and we loved showing their work to our kids.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is a great place, started by Bill Zaca, if you don't know anything about the intrigues that somehow hold this place together. Just try to ignore it and enjoy it as a place where nothing happens but the creation of art. A great side stop is next door at the Mendocino Theater company. Be sure to take in a... More 

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Melbourne
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We went to see "In the other room" and we enjoyed it very much. Its wasnt as funny as I thought it would be but still very good. We had front row seats so felt like we were on the stage with them as the stage is only about 6" high. The seats were comfortable and the atmosphere was very... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Nice little gallery with good prices on their art. Originals, prints, jewelry, scarves and a variety of items to see. Loved the garden art on display outside.

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