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 […]


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