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Arts of the Inland
LaBelle Gallery
Cultural Center

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Peoples Choice for March, “Mr Higgins” Pencil on Canvas by Cristo Soto

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Our Focus

Working for our Community.

All Mediums

Provide opportunities and recognition for all visual, literary and performing member artists.


Partnerships with organizations, universities, galleries, etc. to display and sell member artwork.

Expand your horizons

Classes at The LaBelle Gallery & Cultural Center.
Collaboration with Art Council of Southwest Florida.
ACSWF Co-op COCO Art Gallery at Coconut Point and Coastland Center in Naples opportunity for AOI members.

Outlet for Your work

River Arts, Annual Art & Craft Fair and our Gallery and Gift Shop opportunities to sell your work locally.

LaBelle Gallery & Cultural Center

Whats happening in the Gallery.

About the Gallery

The Gallery is located at
471 North Lee St. in LaBelle, FL.

Open from October thru May.
Hours are Fridays 1-5pm, Saturdays 9am-3pm and Sundays 1-4pm.

The Gallery is facing the Caloosahatchee River adjacent to the draw bridge and across the street from Barron Park. It is housed in the historic Christie House built in 1914 and much of the house is still original and might be considered a piece of art itself.  A handicap ramp was added recently so that everyone is able to enjoy this LaBelle treasure.


For artists and crafters interested in displaying your work in The Gallery or Gift Shop, contact Shary Weckwerth 863-673-6498.

Receiving Day is the Tuesday before the first full weekend of the month.

Receiving for May is Tuesday, May 2nd from 2pm-6pm

We need to have your work in by this day in order to display for the month.
You can display up to 5 pieces of work, and the fee is only $25 for non members and $20 for members!
Click on Download for receiving form to bring with you.

Monthly Art Challenge

Keep Your Creativity Going!
A new subject every month. Open to all mediums, the interpretation is up to you!  The Gallery has offered a section just for the Monthly Art Challenge!
Gallery rates do apply.

Subject List 2023:
January : Animals
February : Cows
March : No Theme
April : No Theme
May : Express Yourself
September : October :
November :
December :


The Gallery will be closing for the summer and reopening in October! Check our Facebook and Instagram for summer activities. The next Board Meeting is Wednesday, March 1st at 5pm. Everyone is welcome!


This is where our classes are announced.
If you would like to teach a class, please contact Shary Weckwerth at 863-673-6498.


Up to date Gallery news.

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Join our community!
Being a member not only helps support the Gallery,
but also gives you these benefits:
Invitation to participate in 2 of our juried shows per year and
discounts on Gallery Fees & Classes.



1 Year Membership
for an individual




1 Year Membership
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Member Portfolios

Some of our members work.

For inclusion on the portfolio page, please send in your images and a Bio. We can take a maximum of 12 images of your work and 1 of you, plus a Bio. Please use the highest quality images you have, I can adjust them for you. Any questions please feel free to contact me.

Pete Swift

Who We Are

Arts of the Inland Board of Directors
Mike Shough

Board President

Shary Weckwerth

Board Vice President

Stella Luckey

Secretary to the Board

Janet Papinaw

Board Member

Diana Carkin

Board Member

Brandon Jett

Board Member

Dori Cowan

Board Member

Barbara Swift

Board Member

About Us

We are Visual, Literary and Performing Artists of the inland communities of South Florida.  As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Arts of the Inland, along with our patrons and sponsors, are committed and dedicated to recognizing the talent and power of artists in this special area.
Member of  Art Council of Southwest Florida, a 501(c)3 organization which consists of 19 affiliated organizations from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry & Glades counties with combined membership of over 6,750 artists. Provider of grants to qualified students in artistic endeavors.
Member of Clewiston and LaBelle Chambers of Commerce. Collaborative Partners with LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corp., Lehigh Community Services, Americana Community Music Association, River Forest Club and Gulf Coast Music.

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Arts of the Inland
P.O. Box 1302
LaBelle, FL 33975




471 N Lee St. LaBelle, FL 33975