Arts & Museums

New Teaching Artists and Classes at the Marco Island Center for the Arts

In 2020, the Marco Island Center for the Arts will be celebrating its 50th year of celebrating the arts, growing artistic skills in newcomers, developing expertise in the talented and promoting an appreciation of arts for patrons, the public and tourists. The core of the educational programming is the talented teaching artists that treat students like artists while focusing on […]

Applications Being Accepted for Young Artists Academy

Free Art Classes for Qualified Middle & High School Students

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites interested students to apply to the popular Young Artists Academy. This prominent program offers free art classes for middle and high school students who are talented and are interested in creating art. To be eligible for the program, a student must be in grades 6-12. Also, grade appropriate home-schooled children can apply to […]

Experience the Energy of Art

at the Marco Island Center for the Arts’ ‘Power It Up’ Exhibit

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, the Marco Island Center for the Arts held their Second Tuesday Opening Reception. The theme for the exhibit this month is “Power It Up” The Energy of Art. Naples native, Juliana Meek, director-owner of Harmon-Meek Gallery, juried this month’s show. Betty Newman won first place with “Calypso.” Second place went to Karen Swanker’s “Remove at […]

Shop Local, Shop Art

Dog Dayz & Cat Napz Gift Gallery Sale at Marco Island Center for the Arts

Get out of the hot sultry sun and visit the Marco Island Center for the Arts for some cool shopping during the Dog Dayz and Cat Napz Gift Gallery Sale. The Art Center’s Gift Gallery is having a sale on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, from 10 AM – 6 PM. Items will be 10% off. The Art Center is also […]

“Big, Bold & Beautiful” Creations Adorn the Center for the Arts

At the July Second Tuesday Opening Reception, art lovers enjoyed a free buffet compliments of Joey’s Pizza & Pasta as they perused the new “Big, Bold & Beautiful” exhibit at the Marco Island Center for the arts. Featured artists of the month included: Alyssa Baladad, Betty Newman, Timothy M. Parker, and Eric Walton. The work of Gail Coppock is featured […]

Big, Bold and Beautiful on Exhibit

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to July’s “Big, Bold & Beautiful” exhibition. Large and powerful pieces, stunning murals, and massive canvases will envelop our Lauritzen & Rush Galleries with gallant colors and imaginative scenes. Artists Alyssa Baladad, Susan M. Gross, Betty Newman, Timothy M. Parker and Eric Walton express the “three B’s” in their artwork and […]

MIHS ‘I Remember Marco’ Exhibit Asks Community to Curate

What’s your Marco Island story? The Marco Island Historical Society has invited the community to help curate their newest exhibit, “I Remember Marco” in the hopes of answering that question. “I Remember Marco” will encourage museumgoers to share their own stories, memories, and experiences in an interactive way. By participating, the collective community will ultimately shape the exhibit. “So often […]

Stunning Sea Life Exhibit at Marco Island Center for the Arts

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to “Sea Life,” an eye opening, all-mediums, judged exhibition of unique, awe-inspiring, and rib tickling marine life and related objet d’art born out of an artist’s playfulness and creative ideas. The judge for this exhibition is Jack O’Brien, curator at the Naples Art Association. From the welcoming of the Art Center’s […]

Photographic Works of R. Clark Lindberg on Sale

Marco Island Center for the Arts is having an exclusive sale of the work of well recognized Marco and Naples area photographer R. Clark Lindberg. He has been engaged in various photographic mediums for more than 50 years. The Art Center has framed original photographs, giclee prints and notecards that are 50% off the gallery retail price. After moving to […]

Parallel Harmonies: Art and Nature

The Parallel Harmonies: Art and Nature Exhibit runs May 22 to October 31, 2018 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. This collection of work by Cesar Aguilera, Paul Arsenault, Juan Diaz, and Katia Miranda celebrates the relationship between the artist and the natural world that inspires him or her. This relationship has evolved over the millennia and is still […]

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