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

Preview

The Ninth Annual Harvey Milk Festival Kicks Off May 10

In celebration of Harvey Milk, this year's festival promotes diversity.

05/03/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Best of Sarasota 2018

Best New Arts and Entertainment

Everything we loved seeing and doing this year.

04/26/2018

Preview

Gauguin Exhibit Headed to Selby Gardens

The show, opening next February, will feature woodcuts and rarely seen works by Paul Gauguin.

04/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Canned Ham Vintage, Rosemary District

Illustrator John Pirman goes retro with Canned Ham Vintage.

04/26/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Importance of Funding the Arts

Susan Burns on the impact of lost arts funding.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Preview

A Kaleidoscope of Color to Open at The Ringling

The imaginative costume designs of Miles White are spotlighted in this circus-themed show.

04/20/2018 By Kay Kipling