Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Dance parties everywhere, new theater productions in Manatee, exhibits at Art Center Sarasota and Ringling College, and more.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

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

Top Tickets

Here Are The Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during October.

10/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A new production at Manatee Performing Arts Center, an opera movie screens, art museum talk and butterfly lore.

09/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Around the world in three days

Sarasota Art Museum Chef Is Leading a New Series of Cooking Classes

Bistro chef Kaytlin Dangaran will focus on the cuisine of a different country at each upcoming event.

08/25/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Art Appreciation

In New Local Exhibits, Three Artists Uncover Layers of Meaning in the Everyday

Ordinary objects become the stuff of art, stirring fresh and at times uncomfortable associations.

08/23/2021 By David Warner

Sponsored Content

Sarasota Art Museum Presents SPIN, Featuring Fabi World Music

Tickets are on sale now to explore world music with a Miami twist at Sarasota Art Museum on Thursday, August 19, 2021.

08/04/2021

Fast Track

Virginia Shearer Named Executive Director of the Sarasota Art Museum

Shearer is currently director of education at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, overseeing all areas of the museum's education department.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 10-16

Florida Studio Theatre rocks out, the Sarasota Music Festival carries on, a new exhibit at Sarasota Art Museum, free hip-hop at Van Wezel and more.

06/10/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Museum Dining

Take a Break From Gazing at Paintings at Two New Museum Restaurants

Museum restaurants must offer a wide enough selection of dishes to appeal to the masses and get you in and out in a jiffy, but they also can’t skimp on flavor. Here's our review of two local ones.

01/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Education

New Grant Will Support Ringling Student Scholarships, Sarasota Art Museum

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Ringling College of Art and Design a $30,500 grant.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Exits

Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College Executive Director Stepping Down

Anne-Marie Russell joined Ringling College of Art and Design in 2015 and was the college’s first employee dedicated to the museum.

11/12/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 5-Nov. 11

A Renaissance festival, several new art exhibitions, a nature fest and more.

11/05/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 1-7

It's pumpkin festival time, plus a new Bistro at the Sarasota Art Museum opens, a contemporary dance season begins, and more.

10/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Gallery grub

New Restaurant in the Sarasota Art Museum Opens Oct. 1

The menu at Bistro will include soups, tartines, salads, sandwiches, charcuterie and cheese platters, breads and pastries.

09/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Human Resources

Photo Exhibit Highlights Workers Who Rebuilt Sarasota Art Museum

"Worker," a photo series shot by Barbara Banks, highlights construction workers who restored the old Sarasota High building.

06/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth Photography by Barbara Banks

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

A New Day for the Arts

Sarasota Art Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public

The Sarasota Art Museum opens its doors to the future in buildings reimagined from the past.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Color Her Excited

The Evolving Plans for the Sarasota Museum of Art

Anne-Marie Russell is a woman on a mission.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton