Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

David Mayfield Parade Returns to the Alliance for the Arts

The 2014 Bruce T. Gora Sunset Concert Series kicks off on Sunday, January 12 when The David Mayfield Parade returns to the amphitheater stage at the Alliance for the Arts. The indie folk rock act is well-known on the festival circuit and has performed with bands like Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers. The concert begins at 5PM, gates open at 4PM. Lawn chairs, blankets and coolers are welcome and encouraged. Alliance member pre-sale tickets are $15 and available now. Tickets are $20 at …

“Rejectamenta” at the Alliance for the Arts

For its December Juried Exhibition Rejectamenta the Alliance for the Arts is asking artists to create new works out of “Things, matter or substances that have been rejected as useless or trash.” The show is a sequel to Refuse Repurposed which generated a wide spectrum of fascinating artwork that delighted the hundreds of people who experienced it at the Alliance in 2011. Artists are asked to drop off submissions to the Alliance on Monday, December 2. The show prospectus is available at A…

Restoration of Paris’s Iconic Ecole Des Beaux

Ralph Lauren Corporation, pledges its commitment to help restore the elite Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, one of the world’s oldest and most influential, and most beautiful art schools

 

Founded in 1648, the school has been a breeding ground for exceptional artistic talent ever since, with illustrious alumni including Renoir, Degas, Monet and Matisse.

Ralph Lauren will dedicate funding for a two-year project that will oversee the restoration and modernization of the liste…

Sheldon Fine Art Anniversary Celebration

Sheldon Fine Art will host a 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday, October 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. during the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District’s Evening on Fifth, at its Naples’ gallery, located at 460 Fifth Avenue South.

The anniversary celebration is open to the public and will be complete with pink champagne, light finger food, and a meet-and-greet with local artists. In addition, Darlene Morgensen – an accomplished oil pastel artist – will demonstrate her pa…

Marietta Museum Opening

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy

 

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy is pleased to announce the date for the museum’s fourth season Grand Re-opening Party – 19 October 2013. The public is invited to join museum staff, artists, volunteers and supporters to celebrate the museum’s fourth season which will run from 24 October 2013 – 31 May 2014.

 

Ahoy me treasured mate! I prithee ‘SAVE THE DATE’, for a voyage on the whim-sea, Taking in some new boot-tee. The Marietta Museum of Art & W…

The Blood-Dimmed Tide

A solo exhibition of new photographic works by Florida artist Tony Myles, opens on October 4, 2013, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Incorporating complex photographic processes, Myles explores universal themes of dissolute order, loss, and societal decay. The Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First Street in the downtown Fort Myers River District. The exhibition continues through October 24.

 

Tony Myles’ photographs are presented as episodes that function as narrative scenes…

The Sinking World Exhibit

Earlier this year Austrian photographer Andreas Franke and a team of divers attached 12 of his large surreal images encased in steel-framed Plexiglas to the WWII era Coast Guard Cutter The Mohawk sunk off the coast of Sanibel.  Franke’s pieces feature photos of the sunken ship, combined with photograph he took of actors dressed in 1940s attire. After being at the bottom of the gulf for months, they have now been brought back to the surface and prepared for a public exhibition which opens …

Amadeus

Amadeus by Peter Shaffer, opening on September 13th, will be the first show for the Lab Theater’s 2013/2014 season. History and fiction intertwine in this account of the rivalry between two genius composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. As Salieri watches the young Mozart’s brilliance ascend to surpass his own, he grows resentful and vows to shatter the career of his nemesis at any cost. Amadeus asks the question many have asked throughout history: what if Mozart’s death was no…

Ghostbird Theatre Company Presents Miss Julie

Ghostbird Theatre Company will present Miss Julie, a play by August Strindberg, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center from September 11 through 15. Founded in May, 2012, Ghostbird Theatre Company serves as the resident theatre company of the Davis Art Center, located at 2301 First Street in the downtown Fort Myers River District.

 

Miss Julie is the unruly daughter of a count who “is too stuck up in some ways and not proud enough in others.” While her father is away, Miss Julie celebr…

Renée Rey, Artist

In September the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will be kicking off its 5 Year Anniversary with a retrospective exhibit of many artists who have exhibited at the Davis Art Center. Naples Artist, Renée Rey will be showing her award-winning, mixed media painting, “36, Bingo!,” with artwork by artists including Marcus Jansen, David Acevedo, Lawrence Voytek, Michael St. Amand, Cesar Aguilar, David and Lily Hatchett, and Daniel Vendetti. The opening will take place during Art Walk, on Friday, S…