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Where to Enjoy the Fine Arts in Southwest Florida

There is no shortage of things to do in Southwest Florida, and that certainly applies to the fine arts. There are many excellent local galleries and art centers where you can appreciate the visual arts. Below are just a few:

Center for Visual Arts Bonita Springs

26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs


The Center for Visual Arts has two galleries which host a wide-ranging selection of exhibitions from both national and local artists. If you would like to participate in the arts, the center also offers lectures and adult education classes and workshops in a variety of mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography.

The Baker Museum at Artis–Naples

5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples


The Baker Museum at Artis—Naples is a three-story, 30,000 foot museum with 15 different galleries offering exhibitions with an emphasis on modern and contemporary artists. In addition to diverse exhibitions, The Baker Museum also offers museum lectures and visual arts events for all ages. Current exhibitions include Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris (through May 17, 2015) and Weegee by Weegee: Photographs from the Jean Pigozzi Collection.

The Von Liebig Art Center

585 Park Street, Naples


The Von Liebig Art Center is one of the galleries organized by the Naples Art Association. This association aims to present a variety of contemporary art exhibitions from local, national, and international artists as well as young student artists. The exhibitions present pieces from a variety of mediums, and the center also offers art workshops and lectures to promote arts education in the local community.

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First St., Fort Myers


The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located in the historic downtown Fort Myers river district. This art center offers a variety of visual exhibitions, as well as theatre performances and film screenings. The center opens its doors during Art Walk, a celebration of art which takes place every first Friday of each month from 6-10 p.m. Some of the upcoming exhibitions include experimental art by David Acevedo (May 1 -22) and Art of the HeART (June 5-25).

Florida Gulf Coast University Art Galleries

10501 FGCU Boulevard South, Fort Myers


The FGCU art galleries are a wonderful place to see exhibitions from local, national, and international artists as well as pieces from students and faculty at FGCU. If you are in the mood for something a little different or just want to support student artists, you will enjoy the diverse mediums, content, and culture presented at these on-campus galleries.

Enjoy the Fine Arts in Bonita Springs Anytime

Southwest Florida is full of life, culture, and art. In our little piece of paradise at The Colony in Bonita Springs, you’ll have easy access to these art galleries as well as many other activities to enjoy. The Colony, located in Pelican Landing, is a gathering of luxurious communities. Whether you’re looking for a high-rise with a beautiful view or a custom single family home, The Colony is the place to be. Amenities offered at The Colony include a private beach park, a canoe/kayak park, access to The Colony Golf & Bay Club, and so much more.

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