Let's Get Sandy

Meet the 2017 the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Winners

The Crystal Classic brings together locals, tourists, and international sand sculpting teams.

11/13/2017 Photography by Ella Melzer

Picture This

Clyde Butcher's New Gallery Opens on St. Armands Circle

Nature photographer Clyde Butcher invites you to "get a little taste of Florida" at his new gallery on St. Armands Circle.

11/09/2017 By Ella Melzer

Sandimonium

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Returns

The annual sand-sculpting competition returns to Siesta Key Beach Nov. 10-13.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Color Her Excited

The Evolving Plans for the Sarasota Museum of Art

Anne-Marie Russell is a woman on a mission.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Machine Dreams

Toni Dove Brings Her High-Tech Approach to Art to The Ringling

Curator Matthew McLendon discusses the exhibit, which has been in the works for nearly four years.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Mr. Chatterbox

Sarasota's Hottest New Arts Groups

A cartoon view of some unlikely new organizations.

10/30/2017 By Robert Plunket

Ageless Annie

At 99, Annie Solomon Remains a Bright Light in the Local Arts Scene

Artists, art lovers, students and retirees all want to hang out with her.

10/30/2017 By Charlie Husking

On View

Essential Info: Winter Sunday at The Ringling

This Abstract Expressionist painting is tied to a free art-making experience at the museum.

10/26/2017 By Alice Murphy

When Icons Unite

When Fashion and Fine Art Converge: The Dalí & Schiaparelli Exhibition Debuts in St. Pete

The Dalí Museum introduces first-ever retrospective exhibition with icons Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dalí.

10/17/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Ready for RIAF

Preview: Ringling International Arts Festival

Hot tickets at this month’s festival at The Ringling.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

World Rowing Championships

Students Partner With World Rowing Championships for "Adopt a Team" Initiative

Sarasota and Manatee Country students learn about the countries participating in the World Rowing Championships, all while becoming good global citizens.

09/26/2017 By Ella Melzer

Who's a Good Dog?

Southeastern Superheroes on Parade

This 2017 campaign combines art and community to benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs.

09/21/2017 By Ella Melzer

Behind the Scenes

Protecting The Ringling's Art During Irma

As the hurricane approached, staff at The Ringling worked diligently to ensure no precious pieces were damaged.

09/20/2017 By Alice Murphy

On View

Salome's Sensual Dance

This Robert Henri painting at The Ringling creates quite a sensation.

09/06/2017 By Alice Murphy

Happy Family?

A Group Portrait at The Ringling

This 16th-century painting focuses on fatherhood.

08/23/2017 By Alice Murphy

Preview

Art Center Sarasota Promises a "New and Now" Season to Come

Installations, illustrations and more will fill the galleries for 2017-18.

08/22/2017 By Kay Kipling

Picture Perfect

Selby Gardens Welcomes Its 37th Annual Juried Photographic Exhibition

Photographers from all over the region submitted their best work depicting the flora and fauna of Selby Gardens.

08/10/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Drink Up!

Prohibition Style at The Ringling's Gentleman's Taproom

The Ca' d'Zan taproom might tempt tourists to have a swig.

08/09/2017 By Alice Murphy

Growing Stronger

Seeds of Hiroshima Exhibit Opens at Selby Gardens

In anticipation of the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens reveals its newest exhibit.

08/02/2017 By Katherine Flanders

A&E Insider

Posed, a New Photography Exhibit, Opens at The Ringling

The Ringling’s new exhibit illuminates the art of the portrait.

07/26/2017 By Kay Kipling