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UAC Appoints
Katie Schweikhardt
as New Executive Director

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We need help at the November 13th Celebrate the Arts event at the LaPlaya resort. Hours 5:30-10:30, dinner provided.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Call 254.8242 for more information
 

The Martin Foundation's Arts Information Center

1495 Pine Ridge Road, Suite #5
Naples, Florida
239.254.8242

Monday - Friday
9a.m. - 4 p.m.

** Click here for a map to our location! **

 

What is "Arts-Mart?"

This facility is home to the United Arts Council- and the place you'll find the most comprehensive information about the Arts in Collier County.

At Arts-Mart, you can:

  • View and purchase works by local artists
  • Buy tickets for events and performances
  • Pick up brochures and schedules for the 60+ local arts groups
  • Grab a copy of the current calendar of events
  • Get a "Gallery Guide" brochure
  • Learn about volunteer opportunities in the arts
  • Find answers to your questions about the arts!

Please stop by for a visit soon!

 

Thanks to these “Major Donors” for their support in 13-14:

Moran Edwards Asset Management Group
The Ethel & W. George Kennedy Family Foundation
The Martin Foundation, Inc.
Publix Super Markets Charities
The Schrenk Family Foundation
The law firm of Hahn-Loeser
Encore Bank
Sandi & Tom Moran
Arthrex
National Endowment for the Arts
PNC
Robin Hamilton/Morgan Stanley
South Arts
Katz Family Foundation

 
Did You Know?
  • Every afternoon over 1,200 at-risk students participate in the Miracle-Plus after-school program where we provide classes in art, music, dance and other arts disciplines. Bottom line: Miracle-Plus is making a positive difference in student grades, standardized test scores, and classroom behavior!
  • The local arts community consists of 58 nonprofit cultural groups, 100+ galleries, 500+ artists & entertainers, thousands of art-lovers . . . and the United Arts Council provides services to all of them!
  • Our website averages 96,000 hits per month! We collect arts information from over 500 sources and update the site daily.
  • We publish 20 different brochures with arts information, and distribute over 200,000 copies annually free to the public!
  • Over 750 Immokalee families have participated in our Family Art Nights.
  • Over 1,000 at-risk children have participated in our Summer Art Camps in Immokalee.
  • We advocate for “Cultural Tourism” because cultural tourists spend 38% more while in town and stay in hotel rooms 62% longer than other visitors.
  • More than 1,200 works by local artists have been hung at Council exhibits at several venues.
  • We advocate with elected officials for more funding for the arts and more arts education.

PLUS — approximately 90¢ of every dollar raised goes directly to programs and community services!

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