Itinerary for 2017 Annual Symposium
OCT. 23 THRU 29, 2017,
SUNDIAL RESORT, SANIBEL, FL
10:00 am BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING @ PHILLIPS GALLERY – BIGARTS Center
12:00 Noon SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION - SUNDIAL RESORT
5-6:30 pm MEET AND GREET OPENING RECEPTION - SUNDIAL RESORT LOUNGE (cash bar, light appetizers.)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH
9am- 4pm ANNIE MORGAN WORKSHOP at BIGARTS Center – 2nd Floor Studio
12:00 noon lunch included & delivered
Choose from Regular, Vegan or Gluten Free - on Registration Form
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
9:00am – 4:00pm ANNIE MORGAN WORKSHOP - continued
12:00 noon lunch included and delivered
9:30am-2:30mp TOUR RAUSCHENBERG GALLERY & GALLERY AT THE ALLIANCE
It is a tour of the Rauschenberg Gallery on the FSW College Campus. The tour will be led by Jade Dellinger who is the director. There is a very avant-garde exhibit there. Jade is also our juror. We will also visit the Alliance of the arts gallery in Ft Myers.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26th
9:00am BOAT TOUR TO USEPPA ISLAND (40 people maximum)
Useppa Island is on the historic registry and is a private island with a deep Indian history as well as having served as a navy post during the civil war and as a training facility for the Bay of Pigs invasion.
We will also tour the small Calusa Museum while there. It is a small hike on a dirt road to the museum and the Collier Inn where we will be having a buffet luncheon.
Those who would like to rent a golf cart (4 to a cart) may do so at an extra cost of $10 per person per hour. Golf carts must be reserved at time of registration. The boat is due back to Captiva by 3:00 pm and we should arrive back at the hotel by 3:30 pm
LUNCH BUFFET: Caprese Salad, Antipasta Display, Grilled Vegetable Panini, Italian Deli Meat Panini, Focaccia Bread with Mascarpone and Berries. Ice Tea, Lemonade and fountain drinks. Alcohol is extra.
TRANSPORTATION: Van to and from the hotel to Captiva
Boat from Captiva to Useppa and back
4:30 pm ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, Sundial Resort
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
9:30 – 11:30am DEMONSTRATION BY: CHRISTINE PELOQUIN
1:00 – 3:00pm DEMONSTRATION BY: KEVIN TOBIN
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
9:00am - 4:00pm EYDI LAMPASONA WORKSHOP
9:30am-2:00pm FORT MYERS RIVER DISTRICT TOUR
On your own tour of quaint shops and restaurants in the River District. River District is an opportunity to visit many art galleries. Participants will receive a map of all the galleries and will also have a chance to eat at a great restaurant or shop if they wish.
9:00am - 4:00pm EYDI LAMPASONA WORKSHOP - continued
Includes lunch / choose regular, vegan or gluten free when registering
6:00 – 9:00pm ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DINNER
Room: Sundial II – Sundial Resort
Catalogs will be available during the Symposium for sale $20.00 each and for our membership to pick up. Welcome bags will be available for all artists who paid the registration for the symposium.
November 30, 2017 – Exhibit ends and work will be returned within the following week to the exhibiting artists.