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

Checking In

The New Art Ovation Hotel Partners with Ringling College

Paintings and sculpture by the art school’s faculty and alumni fill the hotel’s walls.

04/16/2018 By Ilene Denton

On View Now

Here's a Look at This Year's Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

Students from 227 schools in 98 countries submitted thousands of artworks.

04/05/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Tillandsia Warhol Wall

Illustrator John Pirman captures Andy Warhol’s spirit in Selby Gardens’ show Warhol: Flowers in the Factory.

03/28/2018 By John Pirman

On the Wall

Our Region's Coolest Street Art

More than 130 works of public art are on display in the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton.

03/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Art Works

Ringling Names Inaugural Modern Art Curator

Ola Wlusek earns the newly endowed curatorship.

03/22/2018 By Staff

Art in the Park

Embracing Our Differences Celebrates 15 Years

The exhibit opens April 4 in Sarasota's Bayfront Park.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Home Again

The Shoreline Beckons in the Art of Returning Native Son Mike Solomon

A selection of Solomon's paintings will be on exhibit at Alfstand& Contemporary Gallery through April 14.

03/15/2018 By Kay Kipling

Print It!

SaRtQ's 10th Annual Print Party Coming Up

Screen artists create designs while guests enjoy music, food and more at Mandeville Beer Garden.

03/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Building for the Future

"The Ringling Inspires" Campaign Marks a New High

A new $5 million gift to the museum's capital and endowment campaign pushes closer to the overall $100 million goal.

03/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art's Exhibition of Craig Rubadoux Opens Today

A Florida master has his art showcased anew.

03/02/2018 By Jordan Noyes