Female Factor

These Nine Extraordinary Women Are Transforming Sarasota-Manatee (and the World)

Nine trailblazers with big dreams and fresh ideas.

06/27/2018 By Staff

A classic gets a makeover

Selections From A Land Remembered: A Graphic Novel

Andre Frattino recently published a graphic novel adaptation of Patrick D. Smith's classic Florida novel, A Land Remembered. See some sample pages here.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship Photography by Andre Frattino

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

New hires

Ringling Museum Selects New Asian Art Curator

Rhiannon Paget will oversee Asian art exhibitions and collections, including publications, collection development and research.

07/28/2017 By staff

Art Beat

Here's What's Coming Up at The Sarasota Museum of Art

From films to artist talks, here's a look at what's coming up at the Sarasota Museum of Art this fall.

09/15/2016 By Riley Board

The arts

Music Program Picks Four New Board Members

The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast recently welcomed four new members to its Board of Trustees.

09/02/2016 Research by staff

On Our Radar

Selby Gardens Exhibit Showcases Rare Antique Botanical Illustrations

The two-part exhibit will run from Aug. 26-Nov. 27.

08/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Film

Design Disruptors Documentary Will Premiere at Louies Modern in Sarasota

The documentary, which profiles more than 15 companies valued at over $1 trillion, showcases the transformative power of design.

08/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. C Considers the Art of the Nude

This month: Mr. Chatterbox gets exposed to the art of the nude in a Ringling Museum exhibition.

07/29/2016 By Bob Plunket

Why I Care

Keith and Linda Monda Donate $500,000 for New Ringling Gallery Space

The Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Gallery of Contemporary Art will help The Ringling present new works by contemporary artists.

05/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Design

Light Up Your Life Displays Pieces By Artist Lighting Up Rivo Building

Artist R. O. Schabbach will light up the Rivo, beginning at approximately 8:45 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and continuing at sunset each evening for a week.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Comings & Goings

New Italian Seafood Restaurant to Open in Towles Court

Alta Marea, an Italian seafood restaurant, will open in the former Lavanda space.

03/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Puppy Love

Oddity Tattoo's Travis Franklin Tapped to Paint Sarasota Magazine's Southeastern Guide Dogs Sculpture

Oddity Tattoo's Travis Franklin will paint Sarasota Magazine's sculpture for Southeastern Guide Dogs' "Superheroes on Parade" initiative.

03/21/2016 By Megan McDonald

On View

"Cirque / Cyrk / Cirkus: Circus Posters Across Europe" Opens at The Ringling

A new exhibition featuring European circus posters is on view at The Ringling.

03/09/2016 By Megan McDonald

Only in Sarasota

View from the Ringling Bridge

Illustrator John Pirman takes in the panoramic views from the top of the Ringling Bridge.

03/01/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Art & Culture

Highlights from The Ringling's New Center for Asian Art

Here's what you can expect to see at The Ringling's new Center for Asian Art.

03/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

East Meets West

Dazzling Ringling Center for Asian Art Opens

East meets West at the newest addition to the Ringling Museum complex.

02/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Art News

Selby Gardens to Present Marc Chagall Exhibit

The blockbuster exhibit featuring the artist's work will open at Selby Gardens in February 2017.

12/10/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Selby Gallery Exhibit Shines Light on Cuban Art

In a Selby Gallery exhibition, Cuban-American collector Jorge Reynardus shines a light on Cuban artists forced from their homeland.

10/30/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

A Preview of This Season's New Music New College

Here's what to expect this season.

09/21/2015 By Steve Miles