Newest exhibitions at Tribby Arts Center celebrate summer

Three galleries showcase artworks in all media from 59 artists

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 7, 2022) – It’s a celebration of all things summer in the three galleries of Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point as “Fireworks and Fishin’: Scenes of Summer” and “Gone Fishin’: Woodworks by Roger Ruth and Tom Young” are now on display through August 27.

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Shell Point’s 2022 Summer Concert Series presents Americana concerts at Tribby Arts Center

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 24, 2022) – As part of its Summer Concert Series, Shell Point Retirement Community is hosting a series of Americana concerts at the Tribby Arts Center in partnership with The Americana Community Music Association (ACMA) of Fort Myers.

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“Castoffs to Couture” to open May 7 in Shell Point’s Tribby Arts Center

Light-hearted exhibition with a serious message presents fashions made from trash

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 20, 2022) – Fashions made from materials normally considered to be trash will go on display Saturday, May 7 when Tribby Arts Center opens “Castoffs to Couture: Selections from Project Refuge of the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society.”

The exhibition, presented by Tribby Arts Center in partnership with the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society, will be on display through June 25 in the Shell Point Gallery of the Tribby Arts Center of Shell Point Retirement Community.

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Shell Point’s Tribby Arts Center Presents 30 New Works by three Prominent Southwest Florida Painters

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 7, 2022) – The art galleries of the Tribby Arts Center of Shell Point Retirement Community are presenting three new exhibitions that are open to all.

In the first-floor Shell Point Gallery, the Tribby is displaying The Style of Place: New Works by Suzanne Bennett, Keith Johnson, and Peter Zell. For this exhibition, on display through Saturday April 30, three prominent painters in Southwest Florida painted new works of the same ten locations to demonstrate the role that artistic style plays in the creative process.

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Shell Point’s Tribby Arts Center now open to the public

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Shell Point’s Tribby Arts Center now open to the public

Tickets available for concerts and lectures

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 21, 2022) – Shell Point Retirement Community has announced the Tribby Arts Center is open to the public. The $25 million, 44,000-square-foot arts center opened in spring 2021 and is home to musical and educational programming at Shell Point. The Tribby Arts Center includes the 400-seat Connie Brown Hall and three art galleries showcasing work from residents, as well as regional and national artists.

“In the past year, the Tribby quickly became a vibrant, bustling hub of creative and cultural activity for Shell Point residents,” said Senior Director of Amenities, Jason Smith. “We’re excited to welcome all and share the Tribby experience with Southwest Florida audiences.”

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Shell Point implements new technology that enhances quality of life for skilled nursing residents and the staff who care for them

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2022) – Shell Point Retirement Community has implemented an innovative proprietary technology that enhances service for its skilled nursing residents – and job satisfaction for the health care team who care for them.

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Shell Point completes Larsen Health Center

$78 million health care facility offers 200,000 square feet of private-room skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy, and medical office space

Shell Point Retirement Community has completed the Larsen Health Center, an approximately 200,000-square foot facility that combines Shell Point’s health care services, including a comprehensive medical center, behavioral health suite, rehabilitation center, dental offices, pharmacy, and a 180-bed skilled nursing facility with private rooms and scenic views.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 13, 2022) – Shell Point Retirement Community is pleased to announce the completion of the Larsen Health Center, a $78 million, 200,000-square-foot facility that brings together all of Shell Point’s health care services, including a comprehensive medical center, behavioral health suite, rehabilitation center, dental offices, pharmacy, and a 180-bed skilled nursing facility with private rooms.

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SHELL POINT’S WWII VETERANS TAKE TO THE SKIES:

OPERATION SEPTEMBER FREEDOM AT PAGE FIELD HONORS WWII VETERANS

WHO: Eight Shell Point residents who served in WWII, ranging from 95 to 102 years old

WHAT: Dream Flights – a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring seniors and military veterans –

 is providing Shell Point’s WWII veterans with a flight in a Boeing Stearman biplane as part of  “Operation September Freedom” to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the official end of the  second World War. Since August 1, 604 WWII veterans have been honored with a flight and signed the tail of the Stearman they flew in.

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Shell Point earns national accolade as one of America’s Best Planned Communities

 FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 9, 2021) – Shell Point Retirement Community has been named among America’s 100 Best Planned Communities by ideal-Living magazine, a leading national publication for readers who are nearing retirement age or who are interested in the benefits of relocating their families or businesses. 

The recent accolade was noted in the summer issue of ideal-LIVING magazine’s Best Places to Live and on www.ideal-LIVING.com/bestplaces

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