Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 4-10

SaraSolo returns with a virtual festival, Shakespearean romance from The Players, love songs from Artist Series Concerts and more.

02/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 21-27

A burger and beer bash, an open-air art show, outdoor concerts, provocative panel discussions and much more.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Eye on the Prize

Playwright Aleshea Harris Wins 2021 Hermitage Greenfield Prize

Hermitage Artist Retreat artistic director Andy Sandberg and jurors made the announcement Monday evening.

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 7-13

Outdoor concerts, rainforest masks for sale, astrophotography lessons and more.

01/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 17-23

Asolo Rep gives us a little Christmas, it's Fiesta! Friday at Nathan Benderson Park, holiday pops ring out, and more.

12/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 3-9

Holiday concerts and shows, college baseball, an FSU/Asolo Conservatory production and more.

12/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Hermitage Artist Retreat Raises $128,000 at Artful Lobster Event

The 12th Artful Lobster: An Outdoor Celebration luncheon raised funds for the artist residency program.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Hermitage Artist Retreat Appoints New Development Director, Grants Manager

Amy Wallace was previously director of philanthropy at the New College Foundation; Emily Lane has been named the Hermitage's grants manager.

10/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Hermitage Artist Retreat Adds Two Staff Members

Elizabeth Power will serve as deputy director/operations manager and Michael Salimbene as executive assistant/program coordinator.

08/27/2020 By Staff

Exploring the New

New Unscripted Series Offers Peeks into the Artistic Process

The series presented by the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Van Wezel Foundation kicked off last night.

07/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Lobster and Art

Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces Fund-raising Event Dates

The popular lobster bake and the Greenfield Prize Dinner are scheduled for the coming season.

05/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Hermitage Artist Retreat Meets $100,000 Matching Pledge

The Hermitage has also received a $50,000 pledge from a group of supporters to extend this matching challenge.

05/15/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Matching Pledge in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

The Manasota Key-based Cook family will match donations up to $100,000 through June 30.

04/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Names New Artistic Director and CEO

Andy Sandberg replaces retiring executive director Bruce Rodgers.

12/04/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Hermitage Artist Retreat Appoints New Development Director

The former director of philanthropic planning for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Sara Krusenstjerna brings extensive, experience in development, fundraising, and community relations.

08/23/2019 By Staff

Art

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Gift of 12 Paintings

The donation comes from Sam Alfstad and Spanish painter Felix de la Concha.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Arts

Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Sneak Peek

[email protected] at the Hermitage Artist Retreat

Collaborators Craig Lucas, Sean Hartley and Daniel Messe will discuss their new musical project, Prelude to a Kiss.

12/28/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Mark Your Calendar: "Brothers in Song" Free Event at the Hermitage

Musicians Ralph Farris and Robert Mirabal team up on a new work.

07/24/2018 By Kay Kipling

A Lens on Cuba

Coco Fusco Wins 2016 Greenfield Prize

For artist-writer Coco Fusco, Cuba has been fertile ground.

04/01/2016 By Kay Kipling