• Hermitage Artist Retreat Presents A “Sunset Reading on the Beach”  with Poet Melissa Studdard and Author Michael J. Seidlinger Friday, August 23, 7 p.m.

    Hermitage Artist Retreat Presents A “Sunset Reading on the Beach”  with Poet Melissa Studdard and Author Michael J. Seidlinger Friday, August 23, 7 p.m. These gifted writers will intrigue with their outward and inward journeys, against the gorgeous backdrop of the setting sun and the glistening Gulf waters.   (Sarasota County) The Hermitage Artist Retreat […]

  • Nautilus Homes Named Grand Aurora Award Winner at the Southeast Building Conference

    Nautilus Homes Named Grand Aurora Award Winner at the Southeast Building Conference The luxury home builder wins two coveted awards for “Old Grove,”  an antebellum-style estate built on the Manatee River.   (Sarasota, FL) Nautilus Homes, a Sarasota-based luxury builder, was recently honored by the Southeast Building Conference with two top awards, including the coveted […]

  • Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant

    Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant The $34,953 grant will help fund the organization’s 2019-2020 community arts and cultural programs.   [Sarasota County, FL]— The Sarasota County Commission awarded the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood a $34,953 Tourist Development Cultural/Arts grant to help fund its 2019-2020 community arts and cultural programs. The award-winning […]

  • Single Tickets and Mini-Subscriptions for Sarasota Concert Association’s 75th Anniversary Season On Sale Now!

    Single Tickets and Mini-Subscriptions for Sarasota Concert Association’s 75th Anniversary Season On Sale Now! Discounted two-, three-, four- and five-subscription packages are available. The 2020 Great Performers Series season features the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, pianist Behzod Abduraimov, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Knights with violinist Gil Shaham, Pacifica Quartet with pianist Orion Weiss, and Musicians from […]

  • Embracing Our Differences Receives Substantial Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

    Embracing Our Differences Receives Substantial Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs The $26,333 grant will help fund the organization’s rich tapestry of education initiatives and the 2020 outdoor exhibit in Bayfront Park.   (Sarasota, FL) The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs awarded Embracing Our Differences (EOD) a $26,333 grant directed to empower EOD’s celebrated […]

  • Embracing Our Differences Receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant

    Embracing Our Differences Receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant The $50,729 grant will help fund the organization’s 2020 exhibition season, which is scheduled for January 18 through April 5 in Sarasota’s Bayfront Park. (Sarasota, FL) The Sarasota County Commission awarded Embracing Our Differences a $50,729 Tourist Development Cultural/Arts grant to help fund its 2020 exhibition season, […]

  • Art Center Sarasota’s New Exhibitions: July 18-August 23

    Art Center Sarasota’s New Exhibitions: July 18-August 23 Judy Saltzman: Spirit of America Featuring photography-based watercolor paintings of national parks. #FloridaCollective Featuring landscapes, portraits and other images of Florida by 16 Florida Instagram photographers. Imprints An invitational exhibition featuring regional, national, and international artists pushing the boundaries of contemporary printmaking. Natural Selection A peer-juried, open, […]

  • Art Center Sarasota Empowers Artists with Launch of “artsite”

    Art Center Sarasota Empowers Artists with Launch of “artsite” The new online sales platform showcases artwork by area-based artists to a national market.   (Sarasota, FL) Art Center Sarasota recently launched a new online sales gallery called “artsite.” According to Lisa Berger, the organization’s executive director, the site provides a national platform for area artists […]