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Visit These Incredible Art Galleries Near Lely Resort

While the weather is typically sunny and warm in Florida, there is always a chance you encounter a wet, dreary day while staying at your Lely Resort vacation rental.  If you get a rainy day and would still like to depart from your Lely Resort pool rental, take the opportunity to visit some of the best art galleries that Florida has to offer, and all within a short drive of Lely Resort.  

Adams Galleries

Adams Galleries, located in Naples, FL, was established in 1998 by owner Neal Adams. It boasts a brand new, 5,000 square foot show room jam-packed with breathtaking fine art. This gallery focuses its attention specifically on Contemporary Fine Art, European Fine Art, and Decorative Art.  

In addition to fine art acquisition and sales, this Naples art gallery also has an in-house custom frame and mirror department, as well as an exclusive “Designers on Demand” division. This gallery is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Sunday by appointment only.  

Harmon-Meek Gallery

The Harmon-Meek Gallery, founded in 1964, is one of the oldest art galleries in Naples, FL. It is a small, family-owned and operated business that strives to bring the finest art to the area. It offers a wide range of art in different styles and mediums and is located just 20 minutes from Lely Resort.

In addition to acquiring and selling art to locals, the Harmon-Meek Gallery also loans out their artwork to museums and galleries around the world. The gallery also offers consultation services for those wishing for a more personalized art curation of their home. If you’re lucky, you can head to the gallery for one of their famous “Meet the Artist” events. The Harmon-Meek Gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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East West Fine Art

East West Fine Art has been in the Naples art scene for twenty years. Since its founding in 2000, it has grown to one of the largest fine art galleries in the state of Florida. East West Fine Art specializes in international contemporary artists, with a particular focus on Russian and Eastern European fine art. This gallery is responsible for introducing Naples, FL to new and exciting artists from Europe, Asia, Australia, and America.

In addition to seeking out contemporary international artists, the East West Fine Art gallery also focuses their attention on the world’s most prominent academically trained artists. While most of the art pieces you can find in this gallery are oil paintings, photographs, sculptures, or mixed media works, others are more obscure mediums. You may also find, at times, works made from resin glass or handmade paper as well. If this sparks interest, you can visit Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. or Sunday from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Gallery One

The goal of Gallery One is to spark conversation over creative and colorful pieces of art. This gallery prides itself on its friendly and personal service that is given to all customers who walk in the door. With their help, you can find a meaningful connection to art inside Gallery One. They strive to collect art from both well-known and emerging artists and offer works of art in all price ranges. Their collection consists of works from over 250 different artists. 

Gallery One has been in business for over 25 years and is located on 5th Avenue in the heart of Old Naples. If you would like to visit during your stay, they are open from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. 

Sheldon Fine Art

Sheldon Fine Art has provided the Naples, FL area with fine art curating, consulting, and collecting for over 35 years. They feature art from over 200 American and international artists for you to peruse and purchase. The range of artists represented by the Sheldon Fine Art gallery is large, as is the type of art. The collection spans from abstract and contemporary art to traditional maritime. New artists are researched and sought after monthly so that the gallery can keep fresh new art on its walls. 

To visit Sheldon Fine Art while staying at your Lely Resort condo rental, head to 460 Fifth Avenue South in Naples, FL. The gallery is open Sunday-Thursday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and from Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.