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Naples, FL 34116
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Arts & Museums
The Collier County Museum is a great place to discover and explore Florida's rich history. The grounds include: a five-acre botanical garden with an orchid house, old-fashioned swamp buggies, two traditional Naples cottages, a logging locomotive, prehistoric animals, and a WWII Sherman tank. The Old Florida Festival, a historical reenactment and celebration of Florida's vibrant past, is held here annually. Both admission to and parking for the museum are free for visitors.
Artist/owner, Julia Arajuo, creates drawings, paintings, and mixed media assemblages. She uses common objects and fabrics to explore the female existence within society's double standards and personal agendas. But it's her hand-painted, one-of-a-kind dolls, which resemble artifacts of ancient civilizations, that are the real crowdpleasers. Make your home, office, or business a treasure cove with a work by Julia Araguo. Studio is open by appointment only.
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples is located inside the North Collier Regional Park, and is dedicated to children with emphasis on a fun-filled environment for both children and their families. The museum comprises of a working art studio, re-creation of beaches and various other facilities that create a fun educational curriculum.
Homegrown artist Phil Fisher has made a name for himself in Naples and is easily recognized by his distinct painting style of tropical settings and colors. He has raised enough money to open up a gallery of his work along Naples' prestigious downtown area. At the Phil Fisher, you can watch this living South Florida legend at work, daily. Come in and browse his works while enjoying your leisurely stroll along Fifth Avenue South.
Naples Seaboard Air Line Railway Station or the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Depot, is a historic depot built in 1927. The Mediterranean Revival style structure has been on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The building has now been transformed into a museum housing exhibits and antiques of ancient modes of transportation from railroads, canoes, buggies to mule wagon. The place also hosts art exhibitions on a regular basis.
The Nold Gallery, located in Naples, Florida, showcases the artistic works of the renowned painter, Fred Nold. As a former resident of New York, Nold was well-known for capturing the essence of the Hudson River in his riveting paintings. He has recently relocated to the Marco Island area and has brought his idiosyncratic style to his interpretations of the Everglades and modern South Florida. Some pieces to look forward to include "Poisonous Beauty Oleander" and "Corkscrew Sanctuary." Don't miss your chance to take in what Fred Nold has to offer before he decides to up and move again!
Adams Galleries offers an extensive selection of fine art and decorative oils gathered from all over the world. Their custom frame shop also offers over 800 frames, ranging in style and price to best fit the customer's needs. Catering to a variety of art enthusiasts, the gallery represents a variety of styles including: Traditional, Impressionist, Tropical, Contemporary, Italian and Mediterranean.
Karen Walsh Haupt creates custom portraits of loved ones, landscapes, homes, and pets. Each portrait is a hand-painted, unique, multi-media work of art. While in Naples, visit Haupt for a timeless vacation souvenir: a custom portrait to make your finest vacation memories even more precious. Don't despair if your trip didn't include a stop at Haupt's- she also travels to any location to capture those sacred moments you want captured for a lifetime.
Naple's fine von Liebig Art Center, with its sunny, palm tree-lined exterior, houses a wealth of artwork waiting to be discovered. Home to the Naples Art Association, the center is free to the public; however, donations for admission are encouraged. It holds exhibitions on a wide range of topics and hosts many art-themed events throughout the year. There's also a gift shop that offers trinkets, books, jewelry and more for the eager visitor wanting to "bring something home." Widen your cultural awareness and visit the von Liebig Art Center today.
Part museum, part gallery, there is no shortage to the amount of items you will find here, but you'll find a hefty price tag attached. From tea sets to toy cars in resin set on display, Alan Brown represents a wide variety of artists. However, if you can't find it here, chances are the gallery staff will point you in the right direction. The helpful staff will assist you with anything ranging from appraisal to sale, to locating that precious work of art that is so dear to your heart. So if you've got the money, you are more than likely to find that piece to perfect your collection. However, the gallery does not have regular hours. Instead, appointments are necessary.
With classic master works as well as fresh contemporary works, New River is one of the most highly-acclaimed galleries in Southwest Florida. Its prestigious location, Fifth Avenue South in Downtown Naples, is a prime place to showcase works by Royo, Jamali, Thomas Arvid, Hessam, Domenech, Henry Asencio, Luc Leestemaker, and Leonard Wren, to name a few. Step back into another world.
Being the hub of artistic expression in Southwest Florida, it's only natural that Naples has a world-renowned art museum. Constructed by famous metal artist Albert Paley and glass artist Dale Chihuly, the Naples Museum of Art is a three-story, 30,000 square foot building that spans 15 galleries. The museum covers all mediums of art, including sculpture, and of course painting, while also providing educational programs and learning activities for the little ones. Check the calendar on their website for times and events. The January 23-May 3 season prices admission at $12 for adults and $6 for students. Free parking is available on the grounds.