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Address: 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
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Events are social gatherings for residents of Sanibel and surrounding SW Florida

Art exhibits, music, theater and dance performances and film and lecture series. Most of the activities are during winter season. Visual art exhibited is very high caliber by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2015
Alice K
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Naples, Florida
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Easton, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

While visiting friends on the island they had purchased tickets for the play "Camping with Henry and Tom" . The play ,the actors and the theater itself was very enjoyable. We were fortunate enough to go to opening night. Unfortunately our friends had purchased tickets to see Livingston Taylor which was at the larger auditorium. Rather than going on and... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Art exhibits, music, theater and dance performances and film and lecture series. Most of the activities are during winter season. Visual art exhibited is very high caliber by local artists!

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Springfield, Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Big Arts offers many options, from lectures during season, great music selections and classes offered by retired professors. Big Arts is a must for those who are interested in cultural and intellectual stimulation. It also offers art and computer classes.

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Thank Carol H P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Have enjoyed a variety of events, all of which have been enjoyable. From Forum lecture series to theatre productions to educational classes - all have been worthwhile.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

We really enjoyed this show. Strong performers in a small theater on Sanibel Island where every seat is close to the stage. Kudos!

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Monday night films are a regular activity for us. Get there early. It fills quickly for most movies.

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Long Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Sanibel is so fortunate that the "movers and shakers" on the Island saw fit to organize a BigArts Center that brings all manner of culture to our little piece of paradise. There is a very full calender of events available so that music lovers of all sorts are satisfied with concerts in every type of music...jazz, classical, contemporary, country, folk.... More 

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Newport, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Convenient mid-island location directly on Periwinkle Place. Grounds are pristine. We toured 2 art shows and viewed the outdoor sculptures. Bought a few pieces of jewelry - hand made and affordable! Staff is very friendly and informative. There is a theater on the property with many types of shows. Location of Sunday morning farmer's market - best ever!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

We went to a concert at Big Arts and it was nice because it is a small venue and you could see well and hear well regardless of where you sat. The seating is not pre assigned. During the intermission they had free wine and cookies and walking around the lovely grounds at night was a plus. I would go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

We enjoyed several activities presented by BIG ARTS on a trip to Sanibel. We attended a free jazz concert on a Sunday afternoon (bring your own chair if you have one). The music was good and the atmosphere was friendly and fun. We also toured an exhibit in the gallery and purchased tickets for plays at the theatre. Check to... More 

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