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Chamber Music Series Presents:

American String Quartet

Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous.

Make sure to check out the amazing student discount!

Vinyl Vibes Presents:

Fire and Rain

A James Taylor Experience

This performance is a night of fantastic songs and brilliant guitar-work, all fronted by Greg Pitts, a performer whose look and sound will take you back to the early days of James Taylor’s career.

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Jazzy Nights Series Presents:

The Terell Stafford Quintet

Founded by Terell Stafford, the members of the quintet are highly accomplished educators, composers, arrangers and band leaders bringing some amazing Jazz to SBDAC!

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Bluegrass / Newgrass Series Presents:

The Andrew Collins Trio

5x JUNO nominee and 7x Canadian Folk Music Award winning mando-maestro Andrew Collins and his fellow Trio string-pullers are gonna put on a show you will never forget!

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Art Walks The Runway

Art Walks The Runway Returns!

March 13 and 14th 2020

Art Walks the Runway fashion show is Southwest Florida’s premiere runway showcase. This star-studded event features local, national, and international designers for a two-night fashion extravaganza.

2020 International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Exhibition

Fort Myers High School

Fort Myers High School is proud to present the 2020 International Baccalaureate Senior Visual Arts Exhibition, showcasing the creativity of 48 students.


Mariapia Malerba

Shodo is a Japanese word used for the art of calligraphy.

A work of shodo is considered a work of art, like for example a painting. I am fascinated and inspired by shodo and the zen philosophy behind it. 

Welcome to SBDAC

We are open Monday through Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

6:00 – 10:00pm during Art Walk 1st Friday of every month

Check our event listings for additional times we are open

– Please call ahead for gallery hours –

Art Exhibitions

Each month at SBDAC features two new exhibitions.

Special Offers For Students

$5 Admission to select music events such as, classical, jazz, and bluegrass! Come see them all! We also have numerous volunteer opportunities for those that want a fun way to learn while you support the arts. We offer special rates for students our memberships. Members get to meet the artists and snag some sweet swag!

Music Series

The 2019 – 2020 music series at SBDAC features renowned performers from around the world! Experience inspiring concerts from some of the best jazz, classical, and contemporary musicians.


The spectacular 11th season at The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center highlights the future of downtown Fort Myers’ arts and culture! This season showcases award-winning international artists and performers. Fundraisers help fund arts programming, special events, and the upcoming rooftop venue, Sidney’s.

Special Events

SBDAC is proud to host an array of special and partner events throughout the season! Experience indie films, high fashion, best selling authors, and more. 

Arts Education

SBDAC fosters continuing education! Enroll in the Davis School of Music’s Fall and Spring semesters or sign up for workshops to develop skills in the arts. Take part in Cotillion to facilitate leadership and etiquette.

Partner Events

The 2019 – 2020 Partner Events at SBDAC






Thank you to our 2019 - 2020 Sponsors!

Ticket Policy

All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets except for cancelled events that are not rescheduled. SBDAC does not offer refunds on purchased ticket. In rare circumstances when a performance may be cancelled (due to extreme weather, artist absence, or other unavoidable situations) we offer refunds or replacement tickets for another performance.