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Program invites kids of all ages to participate in visual arts projects, games and creative activities


FORT MYERS, FL (Sept. 18, 2019) – The Alliance for the Arts is excited to announce Family Art Labs, a free, hands-on program that invites kids and families to get creative the fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. Family Art Labs is sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities and Pediatric Dentistry of Florida.

Explore something new every month like art making, gallery activities, games and more – all inspired by artworks on view in the gallery, famous artists, national holidays and artistic traditions around the world.

The project launches Oct. 27, where students can learn about Dia de los Muertos with instructor Vania Garcia and paint sugar skulls on small flower pots and planters. All materials and supplies will be provided by the Alliance. Recommended for ages five and older, but all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate.

Additional dates include Nov. 23, Dec. 28, Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 28, Apr 25 and May 23. Details for each program will be posted as soon as they are available.

Family Art Labs takes place the fourth Saturday each month from 10 a.m. until noon at the Alliance for the Arts, located at 10091 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers, FL.

For more information on this event, call 239-939-2787 or visit

About Alliance for the Arts

The Alliance for the Arts is a nonprofit community visual and performing arts center located in the heart of Fort Myers, Florida. Since 1975, the Alliance has been committed to transforming lives and improving community through the arts. The Alliance campus and galleries are open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard just south of Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. For more information, please call 239-939-2787, visit us at, find us on Facebook (, Instagram (@AlliancefortheArts) or follow us on Twitter (@ArtInLee).