Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Receives $1 Million Donation

To date, Selby Gardens has raised over $45 million for construction of Phase One of the Master Plan, scheduled to open in August 2023.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A paranormal circus in Palmetto, Sarasota Orchestra welcomes pianist Garrick Ohlsson, a bubble festival and more.

01/06/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Pinecraft Christmas parade, Sailor Circus returns, Selby Gardens' "Lights in Bloom" continues and more.

12/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Marlo Turner to Join Selby Gardens as Vice-President, Chief Advancement Officer

Turner comes to Selby Gardens from Tidewell Foundation.

12/16/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Holiday lights bloom at Selby Gardens, Sarah Brightman sings Christmas at the Van Wezel, Sarasota Orchestra concerts and more.

12/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Welcomes New Orchid Research Botanist

Dr. Tatiana Arias has more than 15 years experience working in plant sciences.

12/02/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Lights in Bloom®: An Open-air Holiday Light Show

Ring in the holidays with a scintillating display at Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus on select nights from December 11 through January 2.

12/01/2021

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Names Greg Luberecki VP for Strategic Communications

Luberecki was previously director of communications at Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

10/26/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Selby Gardens’ 2021 Orchid Show Hits the Heights in Sarasota

Aerialists from the Tree Top to the Big Top! offers a fascinating exploration of the intersection of nature and entertainment in Downtown Sarasota.

10/07/2021

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A grand piano concert, high-flying orchids at Selby Gardens, new music and theater, and more.

10/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fundraising

Selby Gardens Announces 'Campaign Capping' Challenge

The challenge was created to secure the remaining funds needed for Phase One of the Master Plan at Selby's downtown Sarasota campus.

10/06/2021 By Staff

Treetops to Big Top

Selby Gardens Partners With Ringling to Celebrate Orchid Show

The annual show will highlight both flowers and circus aerialists.

10/05/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Partnerships

Selby Gardens, Community Foundation Expand Partnership

Funding provided by the Community Foundation will establish a new Education Lab Series and expand Selby's Family Togetherness program.

09/17/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Swing into a new music revue at Florida Studio Theatre, new exhibits open at Art Center Sarasota, and more.

09/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

Education

Selby Gardens Selected to Participate in Smithsonian, Emerson Collective’s Internship Program

The program increases access to internship opportunities for college-level students.

09/01/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Art for sale at Selby Gardens, a musical back-to-school bash, Godspell onstage and more.

08/19/2021 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Receives Fifth $1 Million Gift for Master Plan

The funds come from Marcia Jean Taub and Peter Swain, who made the gift in memory of Taub's parents, Ethel and Ron Taub.

08/02/2021 By Staff

Grants

WBTT Receives Grant for Communications System

The $45,745 in funding comes from the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation.

07/29/2021 By Staff

Sneak Peek

Robert Mapplethorpe Photos, Patti Smith Lyrics Coming to Selby Gardens in February

The exhibition will also feature new horticultural installations inspired by their work.

07/22/2021 By Kay Kipling