There’s more to Naples than pristine beaches, emerald green fairways and relaxing resort spas – the area also has a longstanding appreciation for the fine arts. Visitors to Naples will appreciate having access to the many art studios and galleries in the area, which are some of the best along Florida’s Paradise Coast.
A hub of fine art in downtown Naples, the steadily growing Naples Art District is one of the top spots to experience the arts in the area. Home to an alliance of over 80 independent professional painters, ceramicists, sculptors, jewelers, photographers, and other artisans, the Naples Art District is open to the public throughout the year. Visitors to Naples can meet the member artists of the District and learn about their work by visiting them in their working studio galleries, during independently scheduled open hours as well as events hosted in the District like the upcoming 2022 ART AND DESIGN EXPO.
There are some artist studios and galleries in the District that are open on a daily basis and allow walk-in visits, but some require an appointment to visit. Visiting the Naples Art District website is the best way to find the contact information for each of the member artists. That’s also where you can learn the open hours of each studio/gallery and schedule a time to visit with those who require an appointment.
If you are interested in exploring your own creativity and artistic ability, you will be pleased to learn that many artists of the Naples Art District offer classes or workshops. Many of them teach classes on a regularly scheduled basis, but some classes and workshops offered are scheduled as one-time events. There is a wide variety of classes and workshops available to the public, regardless of artistic level or experience. The artists present a variety of styles and use a wide array of mediums, from clay to paint to fabric and more. All of the classes and workshops are updated on the calendar of the Naples Art District’s official website, as are the events presented by the District throughout the year.
The Naples Art District in Naples, Florida is home to a group of professional creatives. This group of fine artists maintain working art studios and galleries in a unique neighborhood alongside showrooms of a variety of craftspeople who work in the interior design and home decor industries. It is the largest concentration of working artists in Southwest Florida. The Naples Art District gives professional artists a place to share their talents, which range across a wide variety of mediums and methods. The District publishes an online calendar of art events, workshops, and classes for any art-lovers interested in meeting working artists and exploring the fine arts in greater depth. If you would like more information about the Naples Art District, don’t hesitate to check out the FAQ section of the website, or contact the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization directly via the online form, or by phone or email.