Poetry is an incredibly versatile art form. It can make you laugh, cry, think, reflect or just relax. This is the moment to embrace poetry, enjoy poetry or even create it. If you'd like to share a verse or poem of your own with us, please submit through the link below. Later, we'll share it back to our Creativity Crate community.
Thursdays, September 3 - 24 • Introduce yourself to the world of oil paints! This class is designed to give beginners and intermediate students a way to understand how to handle the medium of oil paint and how to mix color effectively. Students will work with and learn from paintings from old Masters like Gainsborough, Rembrandt and Zorn.
Membership gives you access to the benefits you know and love and ensures the sustainability of the Alliance and our mission to transform lives and improve our community through the arts.
Feel good about doing good while enjoying discounts on classes, events, gift shop purchases, and exhibit entry fees; members-only exhibits, field trips, museum reciprocals (NARM), member book club, as well as, a host of new offerings:
Deadline: November 6 • This new exhibition opportunity, in partnership with The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, asks artists to dive into water - an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally and historically. Prizes will be awarded including $1,000 cash for Best In Show, $250 for 2nd place, $100 cash for 3rd place and Juror's Choice Award of $50.
The Alliance needs your help. Expense reductions and conservative budgeting only get us so far in making sure the Alliance remains a beacon of hope and connection for all in our community. If you're able to do so, please consider making a gift, of any amount, to support the future of the arts in southwest Florida.