Nonprofits

Former YMCA Executive Joins Embracing Our Differences Board

Larry Lev is the former senior vice president and chief operating officer of Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, New Jersey's largest YMCA association.

09/11/2018 By Staff

Francophile

Ringling Museum Showcases French Art at New Exhibit

With over 60 drawings on display, as well as accompanying prints and paintings, Storytelling: French Art from the Horvitz Collection will give viewers a crash course in the tradition of French art.

09/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Opening This Weekend

A Sneak Peek at Selby Gardens' 38th Annual Photo Competition

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens hosts the only local photography competition that's left in the area.

09/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Art for a Cause

Regan Dunnick's One-Man Show Opens Sept. 7 at Ringling College

A portion of the proceeds from prints sold will go toward St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in honor of Dunnick’s late wife.

09/05/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Water Ways

Watercolor Artists, Teachers and Enthusiasts Gather for a Really Big Show

The Florida Watercolor Society's 47th annual exhibition, convention and trade show takes place here this month.

08/31/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Faculty Exhibition Opens at Ringling College of Art and Design

The free, family-friendly exhibition opens with an art walk from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31.

08/27/2018 By Audrey Warne

Historic Preservation

Ringling Museum Dedicates Restored Ca’ d’Zan Reflecting Pool

Funds for the restoration were donated in honor of Ron McCarty, retiring Keeper of the Ca’ d’Zan.

08/23/2018 By Ilene Denton

Local Hero

New Portrait Honors Groundbreaking African-American Physician

Guests gathered at Sarasota Memorial’s Internal Medicine Practice in Newtown on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late John Chenault, M.D.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Preview

Ezra Masch's VOLUMES Opens This Weekend at the Ringling

This interactive, site-specific installation will include performances by 66 drummers during its one-month run.

08/08/2018 By Audrey Warne

Old Master

The Southern Atelier Focuses on Classically Inspired Realism

This fine art center offers classes modeled after 19th-century French ateliers.

07/26/2018 By Audrey Warne

Turnaround Artist

Lisa Berger Wakes Up Art Center Sarasota

Producing diverse shows that unite all kinds of people is the point of a community art center, Berger says.

07/26/2018 By Audrey Warne

Preview

Peruvian Restaurant Brasa & Pisco Hosts Exhibit by Photographer Rodrigo Riz

"Lima & Iconic Cities to Dream About" by the Peruvian-born photographer explores urban landscapes around the world.

07/11/2018 By Audrey Warne

Arts

Embracing Our Differences Selects New Executive Director

The nonprofit recently named Sarah Wertheimer as executive director; she has served as the organization's associate executive director since 2014.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Preview

This Sarasota Group Is One of the Oldest Women's Arts Collectives in the U.S.

An exhibition of work by the Petticoat Painters opens Friday, June 29, at Ringling College’s Basch and Willis Smith Galleries.

06/28/2018 By Audrey Warne

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Blackburn Point Bridge

It's one of the few remaining swing bridges in Florida.

06/27/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

A Special Birthday and a Special Party

Celebrating 100 in Style with Annie Solomon

Unique, energetic and endlessly interesting, the widow of iconic Sarasota artist Syd Solomon marks a milestone.

06/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Art Advocate

The Exchange Awards $250,000 to Local Students and Arts Organizations

The organization has awarded more than $8 million in grants since its inception.

06/13/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

People's Choice

Vote Now for the 2018 Spirit of Sarasota Architecture Award

Choose from 10 iconic buildings that represent Sarasota’s unique sense of place.

06/07/2018 By Ilene Denton

Bravo!

Art Ovation Fills an Empty Corner Downtown

The hotel is creating buzz on a corner of downtown that has been vacant for years.

05/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Get Ready to Play

Art Ovation Hotel Welcomes New Sarasota Keys Piano

The new Sarasota Keys piano will reside outside the Art Ovation Hotel.

05/23/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship