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

Grants

Deadline to Apply for Selby Foundation Fall Grants Is Aug. 2

The foundation board meets in mid-November to review grant applications and award grants.

07/13/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 8-14

Florida Studio Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens both offer two new shows, plus Venice Theatre's "Young Frankenstein" and more.

07/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Selby Foundation Awards More Than $1.3 Million to Area Nonprofit Organizations

The grants awarded will support a number of areas including technology, education, transportation, environment, ADA accessibility and more.

06/25/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 24-30

Suncoast Summer Fest roars into town, FST presents a rolling world premiere, last chance to see Pop! at Selby Gardens and more.

06/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Announces New Trustees and Officers

Aaron Bellamy and Renée James Gilmore will each serve three-year terms beginning July 1.

06/15/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Final Month: Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!

As Monet’s Pop Art garden comes to an end, visitors will soon enjoy African American landscape painters of mid-century Florida at Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus.

06/11/2021

Dark Matter

Magical 'Queen of the Night' Flowers Are Blooming All Over Sarasota

The flowers bloom only after dark, and for only one night each year.

06/08/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Selby Gardens Breaks Ground on New Downtown Campus

Work will start later this year on the first phase of what will be a massive overhaul of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

06/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Receives Fourth $1 Million Gift

The funds come from Audrey Robbins and Harry Leopold.

06/02/2021 By Staff

Art in Common Places

Find This Nonprofit's 'Broadsides,' or Public Art, Hanging Around Sarasota County

An advocate for the arts, a visual artist and a poet joined forces to create a public art nonprofit that benefits the community and brings artists of different styles together.

05/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Receives Third $1 Million Gift in Two Weeks

The funds will be used for its downtown Sarasota Master Plan.

05/25/2021 By Staff

Politics

DeSantis Signs Bill to Preserve Property Tax Exemption for Nonprofits

The law takes effect July 1 and maintains that as long as the predominant use of a property is for nonprofit purposes, the property should remain tax exempt.

05/21/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Receives $1 Million Gift for Phase 1 of Master Plan

The funds come from the Floyd C. Johnson and Flo Singer Johnson Foundation.

05/17/2021 By Staff