The Gallery of Fine Art was founded in 1979 on the Lee County campus of what was at the time Edison Community College, now Florida SouthWestern State College. The Gallery has as its primary function the exhibition, presentation and interpretation of modern and contemporary international art. On June 4th 2004, the Gallery of Fine Art was renamed the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW, commemorating our long time association and friendship with the artist. Over more than three decades until his death, the Gallery worked with Rauschenberg to present numerous world premiere exhibitions including multiple installations of the ¼ Mile or Two Furlong Piece.Use our Fort Myers online journey planner to arrange your visit to Bob Rauschenberg Gallery and other attractions in Fort Myers.
The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW is not affiliated with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
Bob Rauschenberg Gallery reviews
I dropped into the gallery while on my way to an author's group meeting in the college. The docents were very friendly and the exhibit was uncrowded so we could spend our time looking it over. The... more »
Rauschenberg lived and worked in Captiva for many years. The gallery is dedicated to this artist. It is a relatively small gallery, however, it does have wonderful exhibits. Yoko Ono had her work... more »
Never boring and usually provocative, this creative exhibition space is a true gem in SWF.
Thank you for the creative Wayne White "He's a Mr. Know-It-All" exhibit that stimulates three-dimensional thinking and twists of the mind you can actually feel. One can only imagine that the huge all-cardboard look-alike Bob Rauschenberg puppet as artist is art that Bob would really appreciate and enjoy knowing that this is the calibre of art being displayed in the gallery that bears his name. Good job, Jade Dellinger, director and really nice guy!
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