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School Programs

Exciting Events for the School Year

School Program 9

14th Annual Student Exhibition

2022-23 School Program
May 6 through July 22, 2023
Located on the third floor of The Baker Museum, in The Blair Foundation Gallery and in the first floor John and Jeanne Rowe Performance and Learning Center

Students grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to participate. Achievement awards are presented to outstanding students. Three $1,000 scholarships are given to high school seniors continuing their education. We welcome works in any media — photos, drawings, collage, sculpture, paintings, etc. Two-dimensional works are required to be matted/mounted or framed.

To participate, please contact Jessica Wozniak, jwozniak@artisnaples.org.

School Program 9

Open Rehearsals

2022-23 School Program
Hayes Hall
Naples Philharmonic

Open to all public, private and homeschool groups as well as college music majors, these free open rehearsals allow students to experience how the conductor, soloists and orchestra work together in preparing for the upcoming concert.  Music students will be inspired and motivated with this inside look at the Naples Philharmonic’s journey to the performance. 

0pen rehearsals for the 23-24 season will be announced at a later date.

School Program 10

Meet the Conductor

2022-23 School Program
Collier and Lee County Middle and High Schools
Artistic Leadership of the Naples Philharmonic

Open to all public and private middle and high school orchestras, this program brings Radu Paponiu, associate conductor, Naples Philharmonic or Alvin Ho, assistant conductor, Naples Philharmonic, to a rehearsal in the school. Students will experience playing under the baton of a professional conductor while the orchestra director observes and learns new techniques and rehearsal strategies. This guest conducting opportunity will enhance the overall musical growth of every Collier and Lee County string musician as well as the music educators who serve as directors!

To schedule a visit and rehearsal during the school day, please contact David Aulenbach, Director of Education and Community Partnerships at 239-254-2643 or daulenbach@artisnaples.org.

School Program 8

ArtSmart in School

2022-23 School Program

This free art education program sends trained arts educators from Artis—Naples to local schools in order to provide interactive presentations and hands-on art projects. Encouraging curiosity and creative problem solving, ArtSmart brings the art world to the classroom.  

To participate, please contact Jessica Wozniak, jwozniak@artisnaples.org.

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School Program 9

Education Tours
of The Baker Museum

2022-23 School Program

These special tours of The Baker Museum are led by trained docents and provide students unique insight into the art and artists featured in current museum exhibitions. Visits last approximately 90 minutes and include an art activity when desired.

To participate, please submit your school's information through the Request Education Tour button, below.

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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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