Arts

CreArte Latino Cultural Center Launches 'Para El Futuro/For the Future' Initiative

The bilingual arts and education nonprofit is poised to re-open and expand, with support from a $71,000 grant from the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

07/07/2021 By Staff

In Conversation

Tihda Vongkoth on Anti-Asian Hate, the Music World and the Risk of Speaking Out

'It is possible to be your authentic self, pursue the music that you really believe in and be anti-racist.'

05/25/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Drive-By Galleries

Five Homes With Exterior Art That Are Brightening Up Their Neighborhoods

These houses are works of art.

04/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sponsored Content

Register Now for Ringling College’s Continuing Studies Summer Studios & Teen Studios

Classes are offered in person, online, or in a hybrid model, June 14–September 8.

04/08/2021

Sponsored Content

The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Introduces a Special Virtual Celebration

The April 11 event will accompany an expanded program of live and virtual events April 8–12.

03/26/2021

For the Love of Our Arts

Timeline: A Century of Sarasota Arts

Milestones in the making of our cultural community.

01/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Unleash Your Inner Artist This Winter!

Students of all skill levels can explore their artistic interests and build technical and conceptual skills through the Ringling College Continuing Studies Studio + Digital Arts program.

12/16/2020

Teen Talent

Young Sarasota Musician Releases First Self-Produced Album

Brandon Wilson has released his first self-produced EP, and will perform a variety of songs with Music Compound on Friday, Dec. 11

12/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Future Perfect

So You Bought a 3D Printer. Now What?

With so many imaginative and practical uses, advancements in-home technology open worlds of possibilities.

11/24/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Oct. 22-28

The Sarasota Ballet kicks off its digital fall season, concerts of all kinds and a fiesta or two.

10/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Continuing Studies at Ringling College’s Studio + Digital Arts

Classes are offered in a hybrid mode for fall semester, September 28–November 20, both on the Ringling College Museum Campus and online.

08/24/2020

Make it sew

What's in Her Bag: Canned Ham Vintage's Cheri McNulty

One tote's contents reveal the busy days and secret escapes of a vintage revivalist.

10/29/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Seaside Dreams

Local Artist to Publish Second Book of Island Photography

Mary Lou Johnson's new book, The Lure of Sarasota and Her Islands, is scheduled to be released in November.

10/17/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Young Folks

Sarasota Creatrix Launches New Arts and Music Event

Artist and musician Dana Laag wants to foster a creative community for young people.

10/08/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Theater

Florida Studio Theatre Celebrates the Work of Student Playwrights This Saturday

More than 6,000 students from around the world submitted plays to the theater's Young Playwrights Festival.

05/15/2019 By Olivia Letts

SNEAK PEEK

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Teases New Space at Groundbreaking Ceremony

More than $7.2 million has been raised to cover the cost of the renovations.

05/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Gap year

The Director of an Oscar-Nominated Film Returns to Sarasota for a Special Screening

Filmmaker Bing Liu will be present at a showing of his documentary, Minding the Gap, at New College of Florida on Friday, April 19.

04/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Arts

Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Education

Booker Middle Principal Picked for National Arts Education Nonprofit Board

LaShawn Frost was recently selected to serve on the board of the Arts Schools Network.

02/26/2019 By Staff

Education

Professors Win Arts Education Grants

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee professors Helene Robinson and Phillip Wagner were recently awarded Pilot Research Grants of $5,000 each.

02/22/2019 By Staff