Creative Aging Program: Introduction to Drawing With Connie Buckler-Gill


This is a free six-week Introduction to Drawing course for those aged 55 or older, scheduled on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m., starting on September 30 and ending on November 4.

Creative Aging is a national movement dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging and to developing programs that build on this understanding.

The course will be taught by local artist and teacher Connie Buckler Gill who has a studio in Bradenton’s Village of the Arts. She travels the country painting murals in private homes and is a teaching artist. 

A special reception will be held on Wednesday, November 18, from 2 to 4 p.m., where students’ artwork will be showcased. The reception will be open to family, friends, and the public and will include light refreshments.

Materials for the first day of the art course will be provided along with a materials list for future classes. Please call 941-748-5555 x6308 to register.  Seating is limited to the first 25 who reserve a place. 

This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Central Library, a supporting group of Manatee County Central Library.

The Manatee Central Library is located at 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. West in Bradenton, FL. For more information, call the library at 941-748-5555. For general information about the Manatee County Public Library System, visit us on the web at


September 30, 2015 at 2pm – 4pm


Manatee County Central Library
1301 Barcarrota Blvd W
Bradenton, FL 34205
United States
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Jyna Johnson · · 941-748-5555 (x6308)