More than a building…

The Center for the Arts is more than a building.  The spacious grounds of the Center include space for many returning fairs, festivals, and events.

Arts and Crafts Fairs

Fine Arts Outdoor Show


Outdoor Art and Craft Shows

Saturday -Sunday, Jan 6th – 7th

Saturday -Sunday, Feb 10th – 11th

Saturday -Sunday, Mar 23rd – 24th

There is no charge to attend any of the Outdoor Art Shows.


Cars as Art

Magnificent vintage cars are displayed and judged by professional artists and not car experts.  The awards are always a surprise.   This event has become a must-attend event for car lovers and enthusiasts in the greater Southwest Florida region. Suggested donation $5 per person.

Saturday, April 6, 2024 10am -2pm



Marco Island Outdoor Artists

Marco Island Outdoor Artists (MIOA) paint outs take place always on Marco Island, Wednesdays (9am or anytime after) -(exceptions noted on the schedule)
This is a FREE open invitation to local and visiting artists.

We do encourage you to purchase membership at Marco Island Center for the Arts. 

It is a free community service directed by Phyllis Pransky  239 227 6200 and sponsored by the Marco Island Center For The Arts 239 394 4221.

There is only 2 rules, respect the concentration of working artists and leave your painting location clean and orderly.
MIOA has an impressive history beginning 1992 season. It boasts over 200 participating artists expressing their visions in painterly poetry and pros…reality and abstract we paint our impressions.
Encouragement: to the person that wants to try their hand at painting.
Education: sharing information by teaching each other “free“.

Mentor each other to be all they can be as a visual artist.
Share And validate commonality of shared experiences.
All levels of ability are invited to join in and catch the excitement.
Bring your equipment and supplies, hat, sun protection, drink, snack, trash bag, bug spray, and camera, rags or paper towel