Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 6-12

The Players celebrate 90 years, two art exhibits open, a charity trunk show and more.

08/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

Last Chance to Experience Salvador Dalí Exhibit at Selby Gardens

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind exhibit extended through July 26

07/10/2020

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Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind

Get a sneak peek at the surreal art and imaginative displays on view now as part of the Marie Selby Gardens' Salvador Dalí exhibit.

07/10/2020

Hurricanes

Selby Gardens Receives $600,000 State Appropriation

The funds will be used to house the gardens' scientific collections in hurricane-resilient facilities.

07/06/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Selby Gardens Reverts to Phase One Reopening Status

The move comes after two employees tested positive for COVID-19.

07/01/2020 By Staff

Coming Up

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens to Present Roy Lichtenstein's Take on Monet's Garden

The gardens announced the 2021 show for the popular Jean & Alfred Goldstein Exhibition Series.

06/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Selby Gardens' President and CEO Appointed to Visit Florida Board of Directors

Rominiecki will represent the Tampa Bay region and serve a four-year term beginning July 1.

06/23/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Selby Gardens Moves to Phase Two Reopening, Extends Dali Exhibit

In this phase, select indoor areas at both campuses will be open to the public.

06/15/2020 By Staff

The Reopening

Photos: Selby Gardens and The Ringling Museum Reopen

Both venues had been closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/01/2020 Photography by Lauren Pritchard

A Taxing Question

Selby Gardens and Other Nonprofits Face Challenges to Tax-Exempt Status

Sarasota County Property Appraiser Bill Furst's office has mailed intent- to-deny letters to several organizations, which they say threatens their operations.

05/29/2020 By Kay Kipling

Welcome Back!

The Ringling and Selby Gardens Reopen to the Public May 27

Both venues have been closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will reopen with some new practices.

05/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Tidewell Hospice Receives $40,000 Grant to Enhance Telehealth Technology

The funds will allow Tidewell physicians and clinical staff to deliver care remotely when necessary.

05/14/2020 By Staff

Breaking News

Selby Gardens Adopts Historic Spanish Point as Companion Campus

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens will now be an umbrella organization with two distinct campuses: its downtown Sarasota location and Historic Spanish Point.

04/17/2020 By Staff

Call of the Wild

Selby Gardens, Ringling Museum Are Offering Online Garden Tours

The experts bring the great outdoors to you.

04/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Style

Bring Home a Piece of Sarasota From These Terrific Museum Gift Shops

Not only will you have a treasured memory of our region, you'll be supporting our local institutions.

04/01/2020 By Megan McDonald

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Announces Matching Gift Challenge

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation will match every dollar contributed to Selby Gardens COVID-19 Crisis Operating Fund, up to $50,000

04/01/2020 By Staff

Closures

Selby Gardens Closes Until Further Notice

Gardens CEO Jennifer Rominiecki said the gardens would continue to pay its employees throughout the duration of the closure.

03/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Sneak Peek

Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind to Open at Selby Gardens

The exhibit ties together works by the Surrealist artist with photographs of his home country of Spain by Clyde Butcher and living horticultural displays.

02/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

The T-Shirt Wars

Inside the Bitter Fight for the Future of Sarasota

A series of hard-fought conflicts has created a situation in which you can tell by the color of someone’s T-shirt whether that person is an ally or a mortal enemy.

02/03/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Avant Garden

Salvador Dalí-Inspired Style Blooms at Selby Gardens

The "Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind" exhibit inspired us to use the surrealist artist’s nature and butterfly paintings in fashion-forward style.

02/03/2020 Photography by Mark Farmwald