ArtCenter Manatee is the only southeastern United States venue for the American Watercolor Society's 146th annual traveling exhibition, which makes just five stops nationally.
The exhibit is in conjunction with the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society's Aqueous show, which is on display in the Searle and Reid Hodges galleries through March 28. An opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. March 7 in the galleries with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.
The American Watercolor Society boasts among its past and present members Edwin Austin Abbey, Morris Graves, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Ted Dautzkey, John Le Farge, Mario Cooper, Sir William Russell Flint, Chen Chi, Dong Kingman and Andrew Wyeth.
ArtCenter Manatee is located at 209 9th St. W., Bradenton. For more information: 746-2862; www.artcentermanatee.org.