MIA Breaks Ground for Permanent Home


A historic milestone was achieved with this week’s groundbreaking ceremony for the construction project that will create permanent buildings at Marco Island Academy’s San Marco Road campus. Work will begin in June on Phase One, which will include a two-story building containing a multi-use gym with a stage and a school lobby at a cost of $4.5 million. Phase Two […]

Poetry in the Afternoon

Naples Poet Kyle Banta Visits Marco Island Center for the Arts

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to a free poetry reading and reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2 PM. Naples poet Kyle Banta will read from his recently published first book of poetry “Intricate Illusions.” As a person with learning differences, Kyle Banta said he realized the need to “self-advocate …be true to myself… (and […]

In Memory of William Reeves Gaston, Sr.

July 10, 1947 - May 11, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of William “Bill” Reeves Gaston, Sr announces his unexpected passing on May 11, 2019, while doing what he most enjoyed, flying his airplane. Bill was born on July 10, 1947, in Bryn Mawr, PA, the son of the late Benjamin M. Gaston, Jr and Margareta Gaston (Sloan). He was the youngest of […]