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Visitor Policies

Photography & Sketching

Still photography for personal use is permitted unless otherwise noted. Photography may not be permitted in certain exhibitions due to copyright restrictions. Interchangeable-lens cameras, tripods, video and flash photography are not permitted. 

Sketching in pencil is permitted in the galleries with sketchbooks no larger than 9 x 12 inches. No ink, pens, markers, chalk, easels, stools or sketching while sitting on the floor is permitted. While sketching, please do not hinder visitor traffic flow in the galleries.

During periods of high attendance, The Baker Museum reserves the right to make any necessary adjustments to this sketching policy.

Personal Effects

To ensure the safety of the collections and patron enjoyment, The Baker Museum does not permit backpacks of any size, shopping bags, duffel bags, large totes, laptops or umbrellas in the galleries. Purses and other small bags may not exceed approximately 14 x 6 x 4 inches.

Your safety is very important to Artis—Naples and our artists and partners. Therefore, firearms or weapons of any kind are prohibited on the grounds of the Cultural Campus. All bags may be subject to search upon entry.

Food and beverages are not permitted in the galleries. For refreshments during your visit to Artis—Naples, Heidi’s Place is located in the Norris Garden, and there are three beverage bars located in the Hayes Hall lobby on the upper and lower levels, as well as a bar in the Daniels Pavilion. Friends of Artis—Naples and subscribers receive a 10% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Baby strollers are permitted at all times. However, oversized bags, food or drink accompanying strollers are not permitted.

Wheelchairs are available; please inquire at the information desk.

Please do not touch the artwork on display.


Enrich your experience of the arts by joining Friends of Artis—Naples and/or Leadership Circle. You’ll enjoy private previews of new exhibitions, invitations to exclusive social events, discounts and more.

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Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s leading cultural resource thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors. Help us continue providing art and educational opportunities to all ages.

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Whether you’re enjoying our entire campus for free during Community Days, making new friends in a Lifelong Learning class or attending an off-campus music performance, we hope to see you soon.

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