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Address: 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: +1 239-395-0900
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Great Cultural Resource

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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 stars Reviewed April 6, 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 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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

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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

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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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 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 stars Reviewed March 14, 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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ALEXANDRIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 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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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I was very anxious to see the art galleries here, but was disappointed when I got there. While this is the main gallery on the island, there wasn't much too it. The facility provides an outlet for performing arts as well as visual arts, and their line-up for performing artists was impressive. Unfortunately, not of them were appearing during our... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Who would expect a cultural center in vacationland. Apparently the local folk really appreciate listening and learning. We attended a movie that was something out of the arts theater venue. It was a full house and the crow was mostly locals.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We went to a jazz concert at this lovely venue and thoroughly enjoyed the program. The people were friendly and other members of the audience were happy to mingle and chat. It was nice vacation entertainment.

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