Become part of the next generation
NextGen 5833 is an Artis—Naples affiliate group of professionals and emerging philanthropists.
NextGen 5833 participants:
- Receive invitations to exclusive pre-concert receptions and exhibition tours throughout the season
- Enjoy access to reserved tickets for all performances, programs and events on the NextGen season calendar
- Build meaningful relationships with Artis—Naples leadership, musicians, artists and fellow community members
In addition to making an annual gift, participants are asked to attend a minimum of four performances, programs or events each season.
NextGen 5833 Levels and Benefits
The NextGen Ambassadors represent a vital group of culturally engaged, young professionals throughout the community who contribute to the success and vibrancy of Artis—Naples. Ambassadors enjoy access to NextGen events, opportunities to forge connections with peers and mentors across fields and build meaningful, longstanding relationships.
- Invitation for two (2) to each NextGen season event
- Free unlimited admission to The Baker Museum
- Invitations to exclusive exhibition previews
- Invitations to exclusive invited rehearsals (two per season)
- 10% discount on purchases from The Baker Museum Store and the Hayes Hall Jewelry Counter (excluding clearance items)
- 10% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages at Heidi’s Place and beverage bars
- Invitations to Friends of Artis—Naples travel opportunities (priced per trip)
- Invitations to Lunch, Listen and Learn programs (priced per luncheon)
- Free or reduced admission to over 800-plus museums and cultural institutions through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association. For more information on the 800-plus arts, cultural and historical institutions that participate, please visit NARM.
- Invitation to attend the Naples International Film Festival preview party
- Recognition in one issue of the Artis—Naples program book
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2023-24 Season Events
NextGen donors receive exclusive invitations to exciting events.
NextGen 5833 participants have access to reserved ticket blocks for all events on the NextGen season calendar. Please contact Steve Pedersen, VIP concierge, at 239-254-2617 to purchase your tickets. We encourage you to book seats as soon as possible. Tickets will be held up to two to three weeks prior to the performance.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Season Kick-off Reception
and Private Tour of Tamara Kostianovsky: Botanical Revolution
The Baker Museum and Baird Terrace
Join us as we celebrate the start of the 2023-24 Artis—Naples season with a private tour of new Baker Museum exhibition Tamara Kostianovsky: Botanical Revolution, led by Museum Director and Chief Curator Courtney McNeil. Afterwards, enjoy refreshments and bites on the Baird Terrace and hear from Executive Vice President, Artistic Operations David Filner as he highlights performing arts offerings to experience in the season ahead.
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Holiday Pops Reception at the Home of Artis—Naples CEO and President
We are delighted to gather at the home of Kathleen van Bergen, CEO and president of Artis—Naples, as we ring in the holiday season with a festive reception. Afterwards, we hope you will join us for the annual Holiday Pops performance to experience all of your favorite holiday music. This year, the program will be joined by guest vocalist and American Idol alum Clay Aiken!
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Pre-Performance Reception for Naples Philharmonic Pops Program An Evening with Megan Hilty
Kohan Gallery, Hayes Hall
Join us for a special reception prior to the performance, where we will enjoy bites and refreshments amidst a gallery filled with artwork from Florida Contemporary 2023-24. Afterwards, join us for the Pops performance with the Naples Philharmonic and Tony-nominated actress and singer Megan Hilty. At intermission, we are delighted to extend a special invitation for NextGen to join us in our exclusive Donors Lounge.
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Pre-Performance Reception for Naples Philharmonic Masterworks Program Rhapsody in Blue
We look forward to gathering prior to this highly anticipated Naples Philharmonic Masterworks performance of two versions of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of this iconic work and the multifaceted composer and artist whose contributions to the cultural canon resound to this day!
Thursday, March 22, 2024
Pre-Performance Reception for Broadway’s SIX
Drackett Gallery, Hayes Hall
From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st-century girl power! Please join us for a pre-performance reception in the Drackett Gallery and enjoy refreshments set to the backdrop of the monumental sculpture Dawn’s Forest — created by another iconic woman, Louise Nevelson.
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
and Tour of George Gershwin and Modern Art: A Rhapsody in Blue
The Baker Museum and Baird Terrace
We look forward to closing out the 2023-24 season with a private tour of The Baker Museum exhibition George Gershwin and Modern Art: A Rhapsody in Blue led by Museum Director and Chief Curator Courtney McNeil. Widely known and beloved for his innovative work as a composer, songwriter and pianist, Gershwin’s passion and talents extended to the visual arts as well. After the tour, please join us on the Baird Terrace as we raise a glass to another wonderful season at Artis—Naples!