2017-08-10 / Arts & Entertainment News

Art walk celebrates FGCU’s 20 years

The Art Galleries of the Bower School of Music & the Arts and Florida Gulf Coast University Library present the 20th Anniversary Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. The event celebrates the 20th anniversary of the opening of the university.

The walk will begin in the Wasmer Art Gallery with the 20/20: Art Alumni Exhibition. The 20 artists chosen for the exhibition represent the range of ideas and techniques the FGCU faculty and staff are proud to have helped shape. A curator talk will take place at 5:40 p.m. The exhibit runs through Sept. 21.

At 6 p.m., attendees will be invited to the FGCU library for the opening reception of 20 Years: The Creation of FGCU, in the Archives & Special Collections Gallery. Several guest speakers, including founding President Roy McTarnaghan, will share their FGCU experiences. The exhibition runs through Dec. 15.

The 20th Anniversary Art Walk will culminate with a reception and performance from 7-8 p.m. at the ArtLab Gallery.

For more information, visit www.fgcu.edu. ¦

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