Construction

CareerEdge, Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Partner with Selby Gardens, Willis Smith Construction

The program model provides job training to local community members who want to learn a trade and earn credentials.

10/23/2019 By Staff

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Blossoms of Asia

Asian Art Comes to Life in Selby Gardens' Newest Orchid Show

In Asian cultures, the orchid, plum blossom, bamboo and chrysanthemum are known as the Four Gentlemen, representing the four seasons; the orchid is spring.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Events

Selby Gardens Will Host 'Newtown Alive' Program

The panel discussion and Q&A will look back at Sarasota's black history.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

Selby Gardens Master Plan the Focus of Next Tiger Bay Luncheon

The luncheon will have a "pro" and "con" panel and take place Oct. 3.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Awards

Selby Gardens Honored By American Public Gardens Association

The gardens received the prestigious Program Excellence Award.

07/18/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Selby Gardens Appoints Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Hermione Gilpin will lead the gardens' comprehensive development program.

06/25/2019 By Staff

Business

Selby Gardens Announces Smithsonian Affiliation

Selby Gardens is the only garden in Florida that is part of the Smithsonian Affiliate network.

06/20/2019 By Staff

Hunger games

A Wine and Design Workshop, Craft Beer Yoga and More Top Food and Drink Events

Also on tap: a party benefiting Mote Marine Laboratory, a food truck rally and more.

03/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Tourism

Selby Gardens Raises $31.5 Million for Phase One of Its New Master Plan

That includes a $5 million gift from Drs. Joel Morganroth and Gail Morrison Morganroth.

01/31/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Communications Exec to Discuss Work at Public Relations Association Event

Lynnette Werning, the president of Blue Water Communications, will discuss her work for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Releases More Details of Long-Term Property Overhaul

Depending on fundraising, zoning and permitting, Selby aims to break ground on the first phase of the project in late 2019.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Names New Vice President

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently hired Lynn Hobeck Bates as its new vice president of external relations.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mischa Kirby.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Selby Gardens Adds Five New Board Members

Joining the board are Norbert Donelly, Marcy Klein, Cornelia Matson, Marianne McComb and Charlie Mueller.

09/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Selby Gardens Signs CEO to 10-Year Contract

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Board of Trustees recently inked a 10-year contract with chief executive officer and president Jennifer Rominiecki.

08/17/2018 By Staff

New hires

HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Selects New Chief Advancement Officer

Sarasota's CAN Community Health recently hired Roger Capote, formerly of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Selby Gardens Selects New Chief Operating Officer

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently hired Wendy Deming.

05/29/2018 By Staff

Preview

Gauguin Exhibit Headed to Selby Gardens

The show, opening next February, will feature woodcuts and rarely seen works by Paul Gauguin.

04/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

New Nonprofit Fundraising and Scholarship Alliance Forms

Designing Women Boutique recently formed a strategic fundraising, scholarship and mentoring alliance with six Sarasota charitable organizations.

02/11/2018 By Staff