Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A grand piano concert, high-flying orchids at Selby Gardens, new music and theater, and more.

10/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Treetops to Big Top

Selby Gardens Partners With Ringling to Celebrate Orchid Show

The annual show will highlight both flowers and circus aerialists.

10/05/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Top Tickets

Here Are The Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during October.

10/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 30-Oct. 6

WBTT kicks off its season with Eubie!, Sarasota Orchestra is back in full, a hootenanny in old Miakka, and more.

09/30/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The FabAF-IFF Music & Arts Festival, new shows at Selby Gardens, Venice Theatre , FST and more.

09/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: Sept. 16-22

Arts Day LIVE, Aladdin the Ballet, a big costume sale and more.

09/16/2021 By Kay Kipling

Arts

The Ringling, Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition Announce Collaboration

The Ringling Museum will provide temporary storage for a recent gift to SAACC.

09/08/2021 By Staff

The Time Is Now

The City of Sarasota Has Issued a Call for a Landmark Piece of Public Art

It will be located at the city's newest completed roundabout at U.S. 41 and Fruitville Road.

09/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Swing into a new music revue at Florida Studio Theatre, new exhibits open at Art Center Sarasota, and more.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Fabulous Time

The Harvey Milk Festival Has a New Name, and It's Back and Bigger Than Ever

Now known as the Fabulous Arts Foundation, the organization's art, music, dance and film festival celebrates LGBTQ identity, representation and pride. It returns to Sarasota Sept. 23-Oct. 2.

09/01/2021 By Marc Griffin

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

New shows at Ringling College, a divine comedy at Venice Theatre, words and music from the Hermitage Artist Retreat and more.

08/26/2021 By Kay Kipling

Grants

Embracing Our Differences Receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant

The $43,157 grant will help fund the organization’s 2022 exhibition season, which is scheduled for Jan. 15-April 10 in Sarasota’s Bayfront Park.

08/25/2021 By Staff

Art Appreciation

In New Local Exhibits, Three Artists Uncover Layers of Meaning in the Everyday

Ordinary objects become the stuff of art, stirring fresh and at times uncomfortable associations.

08/23/2021 By David Warner

Arts

Dan Houston Uses Art to Tell Stories of Underrepresented Communities  

Dan Houston shows his work in his Sarasota gallery and sells sculptures and paintings online.

08/20/2021 By Jessika Ward

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Art for sale at Selby Gardens, a musical back-to-school bash, Godspell onstage and more.

08/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Art Appreciation

Four Black Sarasota Artists You Need to Know

These men are constantly creating new work—and challenging existing ideas about inclusion in the art world.

08/18/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Pippin" opens in Manatee, several "last chance" opportunities, and live jazz at Fogartyville.

08/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Ringling Will Host 'Ecoperformance Week' in September

The field of ecoperformance looks at climate change and environmental justice as multifaceted environmental and social phenomena that can be transformed through the arts.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Sneak Peek

Robert Mapplethorpe Photos, Patti Smith Lyrics Coming to Selby Gardens in February

The exhibition will also feature new horticultural installations inspired by their work.

07/22/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota July 22-28

Here Comes the Sun at Art Center Sarasota, Rounding Third at FST, a family day on St. Armands and more.

07/22/2021 By Kay Kipling