Naples, FL – On Wednesday, May 3, the Hospitality & Travel Networking Group was part of a special VIP tour in the Naples Art District. This curated tour included a meet-and-greet with the artists at four galleries along Shirley Street, a live painting demo, hand-crafted cocktails, champagne, and charcuterie and creative fare by The Board House.
The tour started off at Studio Samaniego. The studio’s owner, Arturo Samaniego, greeted the crowd with a few remarks, “Miami has Wynwood. Asheville, North Carolina has the River Arts District. New York City has Chelsea. The Naples Art District has grown into a community of over 100 artists. We are no longer a hidden gem.”
Shereen Ghandour, Inn on Fifth’s Director of Sales said, “The Inn’s guests look for unique experiences and shopping outings for beautiful one-of-a-kind items. The Naples Art District offers that experience.”
The Naples Art District is a vibrant arts community of 100+ artists who work, exhibit, and teach classes in their studio spaces along Shirley Street and J & C Boulevard. The Naples Art District has been designated by Collier County as a major visual arts destination for visitors and residents alike. For more information and to find out more about private tours, classes, and special events, visit NaplesArtDistrict.com.
The Board.png photo. Creative fare by The Board House.
NAD5.3.jpg: John Melleky, Arts & Culture Manager of Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB, along with members of The Naples Hospitality & Travel Networking Association