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.”

Tickets are now available for the Shell Point Spring Concert Series, including the Mnozil Brass on Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m.; Viola and Piano Duo Michael Kloz and Grigorios Zamparas on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m.; and Bay Kings Band on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

A selection of lectures in the Academy of Lifelong Learning are also available to the public, including Classical Crossovers: The Life and Music of George Gershwin on Saturday, April 9 at 4 p.m.; The RMS Titanic – The Most Fateful Maiden Voyage in History on Tuesday, April 12 at 10 a.m.; and Looking for Loot: How Nazi-Stolen Artworks are Finding Their Way Home on Tuesday, April 26 at 10 a.m.

Within the Tribby’s trio of galleries, exhibitions open from Thursday, April 7 through Saturday, April 30 include The Style of Place: New Works by Suzanne Bennett, Keith Johnson and Peter Zell in the Shell Point Gallery; Wood’n Things: Works by the Shell Point Wood Shop in The Legacy Gallery; and Expressing Our Artistry: Works by the Shell Point Photo Club in The Overlook Gallery. Gallery admission is free.

Visit TribbyArtsCenter.com/boxoffice for tickets or call 239-415-5667 for more information.

            Visitors to the Tribby Arts Center can relax in the Tribby Café, reflect in the outdoor sculpture garden, and find something special in Serendipity, the Tribby gift shop.

Shell Point’s unparalleled lifestyle offers a championship 18-hole golf course with an elegantly appointed clubhouse, free boat docks with deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico, coastal-inspired restaurants and charming outdoor cafes, luxurious salon and spas, fitness centers, tennis and pickleball, and miles of scenic walking and bike trails.

Shell Point continues its ongoing commitment to excellence with the new Larsen Health Center, a $78 million, 200,000-square-foot facility that brings together under one roof all of Shell Point’s health care services.The center combines a medical clinic staffed by Shell Point’s fulltime physicians and nurse practitioners, plus a comprehensive rehab and physical therapy center, dental suite, a full-service pharmacy, chapel, café, and private rooms for skilled nursing offering water and nature preserve views.

About Shell Point

Shell Point Retirement Community is located along the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida, just two miles before Sanibel Island. A nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry, Shell Point is the largest single-site continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Florida and the second largest in the country with 2,500 residents and more than 1,200 employees. For further information, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Shell Point Retirement Community: Kara Hado

239-454-8245; cell 239-310-1115; karahado@shellpoint.org

Shell Point Retirement Community welcomes the public to concerts, lectures and exhibitions in the Tribby Arts Center, which is now open to the public.

The Tribby Arts Center hosts musical and educational programming in the 400-seat Connie Brown Hall.

The $25 million, 44,000-square-foot Tribby Arts Center opened to Shell Point residents in spring 2021.

Tribby Café serves Starbucks handcrafted espresso and iced coffee drinks, cold beverages, ice cream, and fresh baked goods.