First Thursday Art Alive at Naples Art District

February 3, 2023 - May 4, 2023

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Naples Art District

5450B Shirley Street
Naples, FL 34108

"ART ALIVE"-The Naples Art District Open Studio and Free Gallery Tours are fun, free days open to the entire community.   On the "First Wednesday of every month during the season and the "First Thursday" 1-5pm, as well as the "Third Saturday" 1-5pm, the 101 Naples Art District artist members  invite visitors into their working studios located just north of Pine Ridge Road on Shirley Street, J & C Blvd and adjacent streets.    This is a wonderful opportunity to meet our local artists who are often doing live demonstrations and to purchase or commission original art direct from the artist.  

Discover the Naples Art District a vibrant visual arts alliance featuring the largest concentration of working artists in Southwest Florida, recognized by Collier County as a visual arts tourism destination.   . We invite you to discover our 101 member artists, working and teaching classes in their unique studio spaces, nestled in a one-half square mile area tucked among businesses that cater to home design & decor. Meeting our painters, ceramists, sculptors, jewelers, fiber artists, glass makers and photographers creates a memorable experience for art lovers and art buyers alike. .Enjoy discovering this "hidden gem" within our community, an exciting cultural attraction for residents and tourists alike.  Go to for more information and directions to our eclectic neighborhood.

We offer many events during which all of our studios are open but our Naples Art District artists will always open their studios by appointment.   We also organize group tours for organizations or conventions who wish to have a delightful day in the Naples Art District.