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BIG Arts (Barrier Island Group for the Arts)

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Another Great Time at Big Arts

Last night we went to a wonderful function at Big Arts out on Sanibel Island. Big Arts sponsored an... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Donald D
Best Place to watch the sunrise

Nice park on the water. Plenty of parking early in the morning. Must pay $5 per hour to park... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
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To create great arts, entertainment and learning experiences that always inspire, enrich and delight.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
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+1 239-395-0900
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

Last night we went to a wonderful function at Big Arts out on Sanibel Island. Big Arts sponsored an open house style event with an art show with 2 separate exhibits, a live band and dancing, free admission and free food and beverages. They served...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donald D
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Nice park on the water. Plenty of parking early in the morning. Must pay $5 per hour to park. Water along the beach was very clear and extremely calm. Birds flocked around the pier to eat any fish the fisherman discarded.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FunGaw4
Reviewed February 10, 2018

There was a very nice exhibition of local art while we were there during the Sunday Farmer's Market. We got to talk to one of the artists, too.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MichiganTraveler02
Reviewed February 5, 2018

During our annual visit to Sanibel, we try to attend as many of the entertaining, and sometimes educational, offerings at this cozy venue. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank life2megr8
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Contains a nice exhibition space for art exhibits by local and regional artists. The show we saw was a collection of works in a wide variety of media which was rather uneven and ran the gamut from very professional to amateur.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank williame975
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We attended this play and the 5 women in it were wonderful! Very talented! Go see a play if you are on Sanibel !

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Corky12
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The place for performing arts on Sanibel Island Florida. Could use a larger more high tech soace with improved audio and related improvements for future guest artists. Hoping the city will help them get this done soon. Great programs that would be even better with...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I have been to several productions recently (Christmas Carol and Lend me a Tenor) and was really impressed at the overall standards. Friendly volunteers greet you and man the theatre. The productions were excellent and the talent first-class. Can't wait for the next production that's...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

We saw Louis and Ella on opening night. Being a musician I was really pleased to see a live 4 piece band with an excellent rhythm section. The piano player(musical director) worked hard and being a bassist I really enjoyed being close to the bass...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank woosailor
Reviewed February 5, 2017

We saw "lend me a Tenor" on Thursday evening. We were greeted by friendly volunteers who made us feel right at home. The theater had an intimate feel. The seats were comfortable and you could see well from all of them. The singing and acting...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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