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Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Always something interesting going on

Film festival, concerts (rock, jazz, symphony, local & international), art exhibits, community... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
NRPNewJersey
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Fort Myers, Florida
Fabulously AWESOME place ! I love this place so much that I became a volunteer! $ cost for +++++++star enjoyment !

There is always something going on here ! Displays, Art, Music, ...well, just EVERYTHING ! Yes... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
ElizabethannFayhee
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Fort Myers, Florida
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The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, run by Florida Arts, Inc. (a 501c3 organization), is a must-see attraction with a colorful history. The center is dedicated to bringing world-class art events to the Southwest Florida community. Within our...more
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2301 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2903
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Film festival, concerts (rock, jazz, symphony, local & international), art exhibits, community events, author talks, poetry readings and more. The SBDAC is one of the BEST things about downtown Fort Myers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NRPNewJersey
Reviewed 5 September 2018

There is always something going on here ! Displays, Art, Music, ...well, just EVERYTHING ! Yes, TGIF for Indie Mondays, music, fun ! Located downtown , lovely historical downtown with any kind of dining near. The center also has a cash bar.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ElizabethannFayhee
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We have seen multiple shows here and always leave impressed. Kate Davis was beyond amazing. Bought a table for ourselves and friends- it was a great night..

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Critic1932
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This Building is Amazing in the day or night. Host location of the AWESOME Fort Myers Film Festival #FMFF & Thank God For Indie Monday #TGIM with Eric Raddatz & Melissa DeHaven. First Monday of Every month you can watch cool Short Films & speak...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura N
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a beautiful building inside and out. Always a pleasant expereince to see the different art exhibits or other events held in this building.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cl1957
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Although I have never been to a play or a concert there, I have been to many Art Shows there and absolutely LOVE the venue because of it's history and architecture. You can access the upcoming events via the website and make your plans accordingly....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ro B
Reviewed 8 February 2018

The intimate spaces in this former Federal courthouse are great venues. I went to a showing by local artists of original pieces. They also had some performance art which was excellent and worthy of a big city. I pop in occasionally just to see what...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank philh708
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Arts Center is located in the old Post office Building on First Street. The building has fallen into disrepair and needs a lot of work, especially with the lighting for exhibits. Security for exhibiting artist's work was virtually non-existent. We could have easily walked...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank williame975
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers, Florida, is part art gallery, part performing arts center and part art, music and theater schools. In addition, since its inaugural 2009-2010 season, its outreach programs have been presented to thousands of children through area...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It was built as a post office in the 1930s and apparently used as a courthouse later, but as a performing arts venue it's wonderful. Well located in the heart of downtown. Ceiling frescoes, marble, limestone and coral make it unique, and uniquely Floridian. I...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hugo S
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