Address
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919
phone: 239-489-9313
fax: 239-489-9482
e-mail: rbishop@edison.edu
web: www.edison.edu/lee/gallery/index.shtml
Hours
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Admissions
Free
Museum Type(s)
Art
Staff
Ron Bishop, Director
Lindsey Wollard, Gallery Assistant
phone: 239-489-9313

Description

The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery is located on the Lee campus of Edison State College, Fort Myers, FL. Named after the legendary Robert Rauschenberg the gallery played host to 14 individual exhibitions of Mr. Rauschenberg's work. The gallery hosts 7 exhibitions annually, 4 academic shows, one student show and during the summer 2 community related exhibits.

Mission

To support the educational mission of Edison College. To provide cultural leadership in Southwest Florida by offering exhibitions, featuring regional, national and international artists, not otherwise available to students and area residents and visitors. To provide educational programs which facilitate learning and the appreciation of gallery exhibitions.

History

In 2004 the gallery, formerly The Gallery of Fine Art, was renamed The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, honoring the gallery's long time friend and 25 year association with Robert Rauschenberg.