The next monthly Fort Myers Art Walk will take place on Friday, May 2 and feature new art exhibits, live artist demos and a great atmosphere for shopping and dining in the River District.
Art buyers and art enthusiasts can meet the local artists during the exhibit openings at most of the downtown galleries and art spaces. The Downtown River District is home to eight official art galleries and a handful of retail shops that sell local artworks.
Official Art Walk participating art galleries include Art League of Fort Myers, Arts for ACT Gallery, Grand Illusion Gallery, Reverie & Rock Art Gallery, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Timeless Gallery, Ocasiocasa Studio Gallery and Unit A – Contemporary Art Space.
Official participating shops that sell art include Enjewel, The Franklin Shops, The Nest and The Open Door Shoppes on Hendry.
The Fort Myers Art Walk runs from 6 to 10 p.m. on the first Friday of every month (rain or shine) in the Fort Myers River District.
Art Walk partners include the Art League of Fort Myers, Arts for ACT Gallery and Boutique, Cigar Bar, The Connection Bar & Grill, The Deli, Downtown House of Pizza, Enjewel, The Firestone, First United Methodist Church, Florida Repertory Theatre, Ford’s Garage, Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency, The Franklin Shops, Gulf Coast Times, Happenings Magazine, Hotel Indigo, Langford-Kingston Home, Legacy Harbour Hotel & Suites, Los Cabos Cantina, Morgan House restaurant, The Nest Home & Garden, Ocasiocasa Studio Gallery, The Open Door Shoppes on Hendry, Palm Printing, River District Alliance, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Spirits of Bacchus, Twisted Vine Bistro, UNIT A Contemporary Art Space, The Veranda Restaurant and the Young Artists Awards Program.
For more details, contact Claudia Goode at Arts for ACT Gallery at 239-337-5050.