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We visited on Father's Day. I wish I had known that the factory would be basically closed. The layout is kind of like a school where every artist has their own room. While we could see into the studios, art, pottery, glass blowing, etc.... unfortunately,...More
Great place full of local and abroad artists. They have a main gallery that shows off artist in such a grand manner. Love going often with the kids, or date night and even myself. First Friday events are always fun!!
My boyfriends son had a school project that involved going to the banana factory and talking to artists, so we tagged along. So glad we did! This is an amazing space, I'm sure the exhibits are ever-changing but I do believe there's some permanent installations....More
The Banana Factory (a former fruit distributor) is a apace for artists to have studio space, a craft shop, a glass blowing studio and a place to see art shows, take an arts class or enjoy a first Friday. On the First Friday evening of...More
The galleries have very nice, and some Excellent & Sophisticated shows. Artists who have studios there mostly appeal to non-artists; ordinary and non-edgy artwork. First Friday openings are festive and enjoyable.
We took the 6 hour (3 hours per day) glass blowing and furnace work class. What a great experience. We really learned, doing "hands on" glass making! The instructors were knowledgeable, patient, and helpful, but let you do the work of gathering the glass, blowing,...More
The Banana Factory is a great place to view a wide variety of regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists. Individual studio spaces make up much of the space - it's a great place to spend an afternoon perusing wonderful creative works of art and craft.