More Time for Art

You Can Still Enjoy the Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

The show in Bayfront Park has been extended throughout April. Just make sure to practice social distancing.

04/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Take a Peek

Embracing Our Differences Announces 2020 Exhibit Winners

These are the top three winners from the 17th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity.

03/04/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Art

Embracing Our Differences 2020 Exhibit Opens Jan. 18

The organization received 16,118 entries from 127 countries and 50 states in submissions for the 17th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Embracing Our Differences Names New Education Director

Ben Jewell-Plocher will be responsible for creating, developing, evaluating and implementing all education programs offered by Embracing Our Differences.

11/19/2019 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to Embracing Our Differences

The $40,000 grant will help fund the organization's annual outdoor exhibition, as well as outreach programs and initiatives.

10/17/2019 By Staff

Grants

Embracing Our Differences Receives Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

The $26,333 grant will be used to empower the organization's educational outreach programs and its 2020 outdoor exhibit in Bayfront Park.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Embracing Our Differences Names Two to Board of Directors

Linda Poteat-Brown is the director of human resources at Easter Seals Southwest Florida. Kaley Wisner, a 10th grade student at Pine View School, is part of the STAR Leadership Training program at the Boys & Girls of Sarasota County.

06/04/2019 Photography by Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Grant to Embracing Our Differences for Unity Days High School Initiative

The $2,000 grant was issued from the McCauley-Brown Fund.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Winning Works

Local Students Awarded for 2019 Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

The 2019 international art exhibit Embracing Our Differences runs Jan. 19 through March 15 in Bayfront Park.

11/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Nonprofits

Former YMCA Executive Joins Embracing Our Differences Board

Larry Lev is the former senior vice president and chief operating officer of Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, New Jersey's largest YMCA association.

09/11/2018 By Staff

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

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

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

Message on a Billboard

A Look at Diversity with Embracing Our Differences

The annual outdoor exhibit at Bayfront Park brings together works from around the world.

04/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Appointments

Judge Joins Embracing Our Differences Board

Chief Judge Charles Williams recently joined the board of Embracing Our Differences.

04/14/2017 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 30-April 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, a Whiskey Obsession Festival, La Musica and more.

03/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Honors

Sarasota Organization a Finalist for Nonprofit of the Year

Sarasota's Embracing Our Differences was recently selected as a finalist for WEDU’s Nonprofit Organization of the Year award.

02/17/2017 By staff

Article

Embracing Our Differences is Adapted in Israel

Embracing Our Differences has been embraced in Israel with the exhibit "Different Together" in Jaffa.

09/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Chef Judi's Thoughts on the Mediterranean Diet and Her Travels to Israel

Chef Judi shares her thoughts on the Mediterranean diet, her recent travels to Israel and how this trip is causing her to re-think her pantry.

04/03/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Chef Judi Travels to Israel with Embracing Our Differences

The trip was organized by Sarasota's Embracing Our Differences and the Jewish Federation.

03/20/2015 By Judi Gallagher