Lost in Space

A New Exhibition at Sarasota Art Museum Takes Visitors on a Trip to the Stars

"The Truth of the Night Sky" is a collaboration between visual artist Anne Patterson and composer Patrick Harlin.

05/06/2024 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Jay Leno at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Embracing Our Differences and more.

01/13/2022 By Kay Kipling

Free & Freeish

Get Your Creative Juices Flowing With These Free Arts Experiences

Free admission to the Ringling on Mondays, author talks at local bookstores, historic driving tours—there's something for everyone.

12/01/2021

Grants

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Arts Appreciation Grant

The $30,000 annual unrestricted grant comes from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and will help support core operations.

09/02/2021 By Staff

Creative Fire

Adventure Chef Sophie Hollingsworth Brings Her Urban Fire Feast to the Hermitage Artist Retreat

"The kind of meals you might imagine crafted if Indiana Jones and Martha Stewart threw a dinner party.”

04/07/2020 By Ilene Denton

History Lessons

Free tours of Hermitage Artist Retreat Set for Sept. 7, 14 and 21

The historic Manasota Key campus will open to the public for these rare one-hour tours.

08/23/2018 By Ilene Denton

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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 28-August 3

Jah Movement plays Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, last chance to catch Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

07/28/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 19-25

Blues, Brews & BBQ; Mind Games, a Pool Moon Party and more.

05/19/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Artist Felix de la Concha's Paintings on Display at Alfstad & Contemporary

Spanish artist Felix de la Concha's oil-on-linen paintings are now on display at downtown Sarasota's Alfstad & Contemporary.

03/11/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Only in Sarasota: Tom Dignam Beach Cottage, Hermitage Artist Retreat, Manasota Key

This month, John Pirman sketches the Tom Dignam Beach Cottage at Sarasota's Hermitage Artist Retreat.

12/30/2014 By John Pirman

Article

Only in Sarasota: Tom Dignam Beach Cottage, Hermitage Artist Retreat, Manasota Key

This month, John Pirman sketches the Tom Dignam Beach Cottage at Sarasota's Hermitage Artist Retreat.

12/01/2014 By John Pirman

Article

Pianist Vijay Iyer Returns to Sarasota to Premiere New Work

Vijay Iyer premieres "Bruits," inspired by the state of Florida.

04/01/2014 By Kay Kipling

Article

Sarasota Season Preview 2013: Sarasota Dance, Theater, Music, Visual Arts and More

Your guide to the must-see shows, stars and special events for 2013-2014.

11/01/2013 By Kay Kipling

Article

Insider: In Town: John Guare

Tony Award-winning playwright John Guare is in town as part of Asolo Rep's Unplugged Festival.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend, 1/11/2013

Sarasota events: Check out our free Weekend Insider enewsletter for what to do in Sarasota this weekend, 1/11/2013.

01/11/2013 By Megan McDonald