Art Southwest Florida from July 8-14, 2016

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At the Theater
Art in the News
  • U.S. House of Representatives takes up National Endowment for the Arts funding bill (07-13-16)
  • Rare YouTube footage shows Claude Monet painting outdoors in gardens at Giverny (07-09-16)
In the Downtown Fort Myers River District
  • Next Art Walk on August 5 and 6 (07-13-16)
  • Arts for ACT to feature Arias-Squires, Gayle Smock and 14 ACT Co-op artists in August (07-13-16)
  • ACT needs art and other items for annual fine art auction and gala (07-10-16)
  • #Unexpected on view in Davis Art Center through July 26 (07-08-16)
At Edison Ford Estates
  • WINK meteorologist Mary Mays to be featured at July 12 Edison Ford hurricane preparedness seminar (07-10-16)
At the Alliance for the Arts
  • Wine glass painting workshop takes place tonight at Alliance (07-09-16)
  • CRAIC Show to perform at Alliance for the Arts on July 16 (07-09-16)
 In Cape Coral
  • Painter Justin Markley and pine needle artist Sandy O’Grady to be featured in August by Harbour View Gallery (07-10-16)
At Florida Gulf Coast University
At the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
  • ‘Improv Tonight’ takes place at Center for Performing Arts Bonita at 8 p.m. (07-09-16)
  • ‘Improv Cafe’ returns to Center for Performing Arts today at 4 p.m. (07-09-16)
On Naples’ Fifth Avenue S
  • Naples’ Native Visions Galleries hosting 2-day charitable event for Shy Wolf Sanctuary (07-11-16)
In Naples Third Street South Art District
‘Armchair Travels’ on view now through August at Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery (07-10-16)
On Marco Island
  • Artists Reception is July 12 for Church/Manneck’s ‘AMERICANA’ exhibition (07-10-16)
Public Art
Art Fairs and Festivals
  • Hot Works now accepting applications for inclusion in November 2016 Estero Fine Art Show (07-08-16)
  • Naples Art Ass’n. accepting submissions for next season’s Art in the Park (07-08-16)
  • Naples Art Association now accepting applications for 29th Annual Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts (07-08-16)
  • Naples Art Association now accepting applications for 21st Annual Downtown Naples New Year’s Art Fair (07-08-16)
  • Naples Art Association now accepting applications for Naples National Art Festival (07-08-16)
  • ArtFest Fort Myers accepting submissions for poster/T-shirt competition (07-08-16)
  • ArtFest Fort Myers now accepting applications for 2017 festival (07-08-16)
On this Day in Local History
  • Riverside Drive was renamed McGregor Boulevard 101 years ago today (07-14-16)Curtis P. Skelton was first Fort Myers resident to die in World War I (07-13-16)
  • Hard to believe that July 11, 1904 railroad excursion brought 1,750 people into town (07-11-16)
  • On this day in 1824, Charles Hendry was born (07-11-16)
  • On this day in 1923, Hendry and Collier counties split away from Lee (07-09-16)
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