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FGCU Renaissance Academy Offers Summer Art Programs

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy, Florida Gulf Coast University's adult lifelong learning and enrichment program, announces two summer art programs offered at its Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Naples locations.

The first program, a unique art history/fine arts experience, explores the French Impressionist movement via a series of six lecture and pastel drawing classes. The Impressionist series is offered at the Atrium Executive Center, 8695 College Parkway, Fort Myers on June 5, 7, 12, 13, 19, and 21, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The second program, a drawing class titled ZentangleŽ, teaches students an easy-to-learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. The ZentangleŽ program is offered at the FGCU Naples Center, 1010 5th Ave South, Naples on June 20 and 27, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and at the Commons Club at the Brooks, 9930 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs on July 19 and 26, 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Online registration and cost information is available at or by calling (239) 425-3272.

The Renaissance Academy offers affordable, non-credit single lectures, short courses, day trips, computer classes, film series, life enrichment classes and other programs. There are no exams, grades or homework, just learning for the joy of learning with friends, neighbors and peers.

For more information or a free catalog of offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272.

For further information, media representatives should contact John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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