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Lunch, Listen and Learn

Series subscriptions available at a discounted price through September 13:
$234 (regular price $252)

Single tickets available beginning September 14: $42 per lunch

Lunch Reservations

Please call patron services at 239-597-1900 or visit the box office.


Take a deep dive behind the scenes of Artis—Naples and enjoy a music-filled meal as part of the Friends of Artis—Naples Lunch, Listen and Learn events. Each includes a short performance, lunch in The Baker Museum Signature Event Space and a presentation by a member of the Artis—Naples leadership team.

2023-24 Luncheons
Doors open at 11:30am, with lunch and programs at noon.

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Listen: Musicians of the Naples Philharmonic
  Rameau, arr. Nakagawa – Selections from Suite in G for Woodwind Quintet
Learn: Alice Van Arsdale, vice president of development
  Fundraising in the Arts

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Listen: Musicians of the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra perform jazz standards
Learn: David Filner, executive vice president, artistic operations
  Naples Philharmonic Season Planning

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Listen: Members of the Naples Philharmonic Chorus perform holiday favorites
Learn: Radu Paponiu, associate conductor, Naples Philharmonic
  Inside the Orchestra

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Listen: Musicians of the Naples Philharmonic
  Clara Schumann – Selections from Piano Trio in G Minor
Learn: Dave Aulenbach, director of education & community partnerships, and Jessica Wozniak, school and family programs manager
  Impact of Arts Education

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Listen: Musicians of the Naples Philharmonic
  Mendelssohn – Selection from String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2
Learn: Courtney McNeil, director and chief curator, The Baker Museum
  George Gershwin and Modern Art

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Listen: Jodie DeSalvo, piano
Learn: Brian Kilpatrick, chief experience officer
  Behind-the-Scenes at Artis—Naples

Tickets for the Lunch, Listen and Learn series will be available to Friends of Artis—Naples at the Premier level and above starting fall 2023. If you are not yet giving at this level and would like to receive access to these exciting events, please contact the Development Department for more information at 239-254-2719 or friends@artisnaples.org.


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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