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PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
10150 BONITA BEACH RD, Bonita Springs, FL
VISUAL ARTS CENTER
26100 OLD 41 RD, Bonita Springs, FL
About The Centers For The Arts Bonita Springs
Founded in 1959, the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs (CFABS) is committed to enriching the lives of the community by providing opportunities for artistic expression, education and appreciation. CFABS has two campus locations-each dedicated to the visual or performing arts.
The Visual Arts Center, 26100 Old 41 Road, is comprised of multiple fine art galleries and fully equipped art studios, a gift store, library and beautiful sculpture gardens. A variety of classes are offered at this center, including painting, drawing, pottery and sculpture.
The Performing Arts Center, 10150 Bonita Beach Road, is home to the 400-seat Hinman Auditorium and the 200-seat Moe Auditorium & Film Center. At this diverse center, patrons can enjoy an ongoing array of live music, theatre, comedy, film, lectures and youth & adult classes in art, music, theatre and dance.
Arts For All
Seeking to serve the educational and cultural needs of the diverse community, CFABS offers year-round programing, plus, three top-rated Art Festivals in January, February and March, which draw hundreds of remarkable artists from around the world.
The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs is committed to enrich the culture of our diverse community by providing opportunities for artistic expression, education and appreciation in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Our vision is fulfilled through programs in the visual and performing arts. Art builds bridges between communities, generations and nationalities. It serves as a common denominator among all economic groups and stimulates local economies. By instilling individuals with a feeling of self-worth and confidence, art encourages positive attitudes and helps people cope with change. Art can be therapeutic. It opens people's minds to new possibilities and their hearts to new understanding. A catalyst for friendships, art provides a foundation for shared experience.
Board of Directors
Patt Suwyn, Chairman of the Board
Fred Weinman, Vice Chair
Donald Thomson, Immediate Past Chairman
Amy Russian, Recording Secretary
Carol Osterhout, Treasurer
Joan Dixon, Asst. Treasurer
Marion Haley, Asst. Treasurer