Things to Do

Winter Fine Art Festival Returns to Downtown Sarasota This Weekend

The 8th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival will take place at J.D. Hamel Park Saturday, Jan. 8 and Sunday, Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Art, Please

You're Invited: A Free Art Walk, Exhibit and Live Music

Discover the emerging artist community taking shape in Park East, Sarasota.

01/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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Reflected Dimension Opens at 530 Burns Gallery

Sarasota's 530 Burns Gallery will host a First Friday opening reception January 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the revered exhibition artists.

12/21/2021

Free & Freeish

Five Essential—and Cheap!—Sarasota Experiences Everyone Must Have

Selfies, art strolls, shopping and more.

12/01/2021

Picture Perfect

Expert Advice for How to Hang Art

Zach Gilliland helps art lovers get the big picture on how to hang.

11/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Botanical Oasis Exhibition Opens at 530 Burns Gallery

Opening November 5, the fine art gallery features Asian-inspired paintings by Kathe Fraga and vivid landscapes from Florida artist Gary Borse.

10/27/2021

Human Skins

Kirk Ke Wang's New Art Center Sarasota Exhibit Tells a Tale of Class Disparity

Kirk Ke Wang is known for his thought-provoking abstract art that opens up dialogue on social issues such as racism and classism.

10/26/2021 By Marc Griffin

Halloween Creativity

Why Carve a Pumpkin When You Can Engrave One With a Laser?

This past Saturday, Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab hosted a pumpkin laser-engraving event that put local families in the Halloween spirit.

10/25/2021 By Marc Griffin

Fine Art

Watercolor Society Names Prize Winners in Its First Show of the Season

See all 10 award-winning watercolor pieces here.

10/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Cruel Summer

Put a Florida-Friendly Spin on Halloween With 'Summerween' Decor

Flamingos can definitely be ghoulish.

10/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

You're Invited

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Streets of Paradise's Love~Art~Repeat Gallery This Weekend

There will be live music, art, food and more.

10/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Spread Love

Sarasota Street Artist Takes His Message Nationwide

Brandon Thrift is a Sarasota native who combines his love of street art and his innate positivity to create lively work downtown and cross-country.

06/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Art in Common Places

Find This Nonprofit's 'Broadsides,' or Public Art, Hanging Around Sarasota County

An advocate for the arts, a visual artist and a poet joined forces to create a public art nonprofit that benefits the community and brings artists of different styles together.

05/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sneak Preview

You'll Find Familiar Art at Selva Grill's New University Town Center Location

Artist Douglas Higgins has created a riff of his popular "Starry Night"-inspired painting for the new restaurant.

03/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Last Chance to Experience Salvador Dalí Exhibit at Selby Gardens

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind exhibit extended through July 26

07/10/2020

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Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind

Get a sneak peek at the surreal art and imaginative displays on view now as part of the Marie Selby Gardens' Salvador Dalí exhibit.

07/10/2020

Art From The Heart

Introducing Our Mural of Gratitude, a Tribute to Sarasota's Healthcare Heroes

Sarasota Magazine has commissioned a local artist to create a mural called "Sarasota Heroes," honoring our community's healthcare workers. Here's a sneak peek.

04/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

The Artists' Way

The Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous

For decades, visual artists have lived, worked and dreamed in Sarasota. The legacy they’ve left us is irreplaceable.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Free Spirit

Artist and Author Kat Schuetz Wants to Help People Think Outside the Box

In her new book, The Gypspirit, Schuetz takes her readers on a metaphysical journey.

02/13/2019 By Megan McDonald

Friendly Competition

Art Battle Comes to Sarasota This Weekend

A dozen local painters will battle it out on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Selby Library—the first time an Art Battle event has taken place in the city.

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward