ROOTS Art Show

February 14 to April 10 2018

Featuring the original work of Carol McArdle in the Great House.

ROOTS Art Opening and Reception

Meet the artist and view their work.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
&
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6-9pm FREE to the public

Join us for an evening of artistic experience at the opening of the ROOTS art show featuring the original work of Carol McArdle, recognized for her inspiring art highlighting natural Florida landscapes and wildlife.


Art & Nature Community Nights

The events will feature an abundance of artistic performances and activities throughout the property, including the Longhouse and Courtyard, Oak Creek Lawn, Octagon Breezeway, Spa Lawn, and the Great House. Guests can enjoy locally-brewed beer on tap from Momentum Brewhouse and organic wine at the bar in the Great House, as well as an all-levels yoga class at 7 p.m. in the Octagon and complimentary massage treatments in the spa.

Below you'll find a list of activities, live performances and programming scheduled for the February and March Art & Nature Nights:

Gazebo
Great House
  • Cesar Aguilera - Live Painting
  • Live Piano Performance
  • 3-Course Valentine's Day Dinner (Feb 14) For Purchase
  • Tapas Menu For Purchase (Mar 14) For Purchase
  • Beer and Wine For Purchase
Longhouse and Courtyard
Oak Creek Lawn (6:30 to 9pm)
Octagon
  • 7pm - complimentary yoga class
Octagon Breezeway
Private Dining Room
Spa Lawn
  • Beating heart – Installation of Giant Paper heart and video projection by Lily Hatchet with audio of love poems by Zawi
The Spa
  • Complimentary mini-spa treatments

Highlights

Celebrate Love with a Romantic Evening on Valentine's Day – Wed Feb 14

Perfect for a romantic date night, the event will include a delightful Valentine’s Day dinner for $68.50 per person, available in the Great House from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The organic prix-fix three-course meal, prepared by Artichoke & Company, a local full-service catering company, is available by-reservation-only, and will feature ingredients from the onsite garden. To make a reservation, call 239-676-7334.


Paper Grotto

Paper Grotto LIVE...

is a Video, Dance and Music performance inside a giant paper sculpture set. The performers appear and disappear inside the sculpture installation as it is built from the inside out. The video projection on sculpture and dance creates a mesmerizing look into a hyper-real "living painting".
Press Release [PDF]


Performances of PAPER GROTTO start at dusk.


Please Note

Event festivities advertised may vary from time to time due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances. We appreciate your patience and look forward to seeing you.

Shangri-La Springs is a pet-friendly venue but due to limited space in the main house, pets are limited to the outside grounds and deck.


Restrictions

No outside photography, food or drinks permitted on the property. Applies to all events.

About the ROOTS featured artist

Carol McArdleA View of Paradise Carol McArdleEgret Wings

Carol McArdle

Carol McArdle has gained local and national recognition for her Natural Florida series of landscape, wildlife and plein air paintings. She has had museum and gallery solo exhibits, been in national juried shows, won awards and earned grants.

Carol finds inspiration for her joyous capture of local scenery and wildlife in preserved areas like State and National Parks, Preserves and Wildlife Refuges. She was a State Park resident artist at Delnor Wiggins State Park and her work has toured the USA representing The Everglades National Park.

Carol McArdle was born in Jamaica but from age 3 grew up in England. After high school she attended West Surrey College of art and Design but left early to become mostly a self taught artist. In 1995 carol moved to South West Florida and in 2001 she became a USA citizen.

Her work can be seen @ carolmcardle.com


Be Amazed

Celebration of Art and Nature

Free Community Night – Celebration of Art & Nature – Feb 14 & Mar 14 2018

ROOTS Artist Reception – Wed Feb 14 and Wed Mar 14 – 6-9pm – Free to the public. Featuring the original work of Carol McArdle in the Great House. (2018)

ROOTS Art Show

ROOTS Art Show – Feb 14 to Apr 10 2018

Featuring the original work of Carol McArdle in the Great House. Free to view all days we are open and during events and programs. (2018)

Celebration of Art and Nature

Free Community Night – Celebration of Art & Nature – Dec 13 2017 & Jan 10 2018

DREAM OR REALITY Artist Reception – Wed Dec 13 2017 and Wed Jan 10 2018 – 6-9pm – Free to the public. Featuring the original art works of Cesar Aguilera, Danielle Branchaud, Mila Bridger and Tim Smith in the Great House. (2017-2018)

DREAM OR REALITY Art Show

DREAM OR REALITY Art Show – Dec 13 2017 to Feb 13 2018

Featuring the original art works of Cesar Aguilera, Danielle Branchaud, Mila Bridger and Tim Smith in the Great House. Free to view all days we are open and during events and programs. (2017-2018)

Celebration of Art and Nature

Free Community Night – Celebration of Art & Nature – Jun 14 & Jul 12 2017

UNDER WATER Artist Reception – Wed Jun 14 and Wed Jul 12 2017 – 6-9pm – Free to the public. Featuring the original art works of Suzanne Barton, Arturo Samamiego, and Anna Stratton in the Great House. (2017)

UNDER WATER Art Show

UNDER WATER Art Show – Jun 14 to Aug 8 2017

Featuring the original art works of Suzanne Barton, Arturo Samamiego, and Anna Stratton in the Great House. Free to view all days we are open and during events and programs. (2017)

Celebration of Art and Nature

Free Community Night – Celebration of Art & Nature – Apr 12 & May 10 2017

BLOOM Artist Reception – Wed Apr 12 and Wed May 10 2017 – 6-9pm – Free to the public. Featuring the original art works of Julie Carlson, Mally Khorasantchi and Donna Hope in the Great House. (2017)

BLOOM Art Show

BLOOM Art Show – Apr 12 to Jun 13 2017

Featuring the original art works of Julie Carlson, Mally Khorasantchi and Donna Hope in the Great House. Free to view all days we are open and during events and programs. (2017)

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