Angélica Negrón: The Journey, The Work, The Inspiration

1226 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 300, Sarasota, FL

Angélica Negrón: The Journey, The Work, The Inspiration  Saturday, April 9, 3pm Angélica Negrón, winner of the 2022 Hermitage Greenfield Prize in music, is equally at home composing for orchestras and chamber ensembles as she is for toys and electronics. Her music has been described as “playful and inventive” (The New York Times) as well Read More >

Artistic License: Whose Story Is It?

Hermitage Artist Retreat 6660 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, FL

“Artistic License: Whose Story Is It?” with 2022 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Jurors Terrance McKnight and Gary Padmore, and Nate Jacobs, Westcoast Black Theater Troupe Founder and Artistic Director Saturday, April 9, 6pm Who has the right to tell a story? Where do the distinctions between art and documentary change the rules? As part of the Hermitage Read More >

Will Rogers “Folly on the Trolley”

Steve McAllister makes a special appearance in this hilarious one-man show drawn from the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers. Humorist and cowboy philosopher Will Rogers often performed at the Sarasota Opera House. He was a good friend of John Ringling, and was a frequent guest at legendary parties held at the Ringlings’ Sarasota mansion, Ca’ d’Zan. Read More >

$49.99

Will Rogers “Folly on the Trolley”

Discover Sarasota Tours 1826 4th Street, Sarasota

Steve McAllister makes a special appearance in this hilarious one-man show drawn from the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers. Humorist and cowboy philosopher Will Rogers often performed at the Sarasota Opera House. He was a good friend of John Ringling, and was a frequent guest at legendary parties held at the Ringlings’ Sarasota mansion, Ca’ d’Zan. Read More >

$49.99

Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Presents: “Black Identity in the Arts: Generational Perspectives”

Larry Thompson Academic Center on the Ringling College of Art + Design campus 2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL

Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Invites You to Join Us for The Conversation “Black Identity in the Arts: Generational Perspectives” April 28, 2022, 6pm-8pm, Host Site: Ringling College of Art and Design Larry Thompson Academic Center Is there a nationwide renaissance of art by Black and African American artists? If so, is their work being embraced Read More >

Remake Learning Days: Explore Patriot Plaza

Patriot Plaza 9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL

Join our Patriot Plaza team from the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County and The Patterson Foundation at the Sarasota National Cemetery as our Patriot Plaza Guides present fun family activities that honor service, inspire patriotism and embrace freedom. April 30th, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Register here: https://forms.gle/FCs6WpvsqLqHMaXu8 May 1st, 2022 Read More >

Remake Learning Days: Explore Patriot Plaza

Patriot Plaza 9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL

Join our Patriot Plaza team from the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County and The Patterson Foundation at the Sarasota National Cemetery as our Patriot Plaza Guides present fun family activities that honor service, inspire patriotism and embrace freedom. April 30th, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Register here: https://forms.gle/FCs6WpvsqLqHMaXu8 May 1st, 2022 Read More >

Censorship Forum

Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota

This forum will focus on censorship and how the Sarasota community can come together to fight back.  Panelists will include Lois Wilkins, Chair of the African American Cultural Resource Center, Rabbi Jennifer Singer, spiritual leader of congregation Kol HaNeshama, and Georgia Court, owner of BookStore1 and founder of PoetryLife. In the wake of a trio Read More >

Free

Arts Advocates Luncheon: Arts Advocates Scholarship Winners

Bird Key Yacht Club 301 Bird Key Dr,, Sarasota

Arts Advocates Luncheon: Arts Advocates Scholarship Winners May 19, 11:00 a.m. Bird Key Yacht Club, 301 Bird Key Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236 Arts Advocates members $35, non-members $38 includes program and lunch. Reservations are due May 13; reserve at ArtsAdvocates.org. Arts Advocates has awarded 10 Sarasota and Manatee county students with scholarships totaling $20,000 for Read More >

Visual Art: New Ways of Seeing

Hermitage Artist Retreat 6660 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, FL

“Visual Art: New Ways of Seeing,” Friday, June 17 @ 6:30pm: Presented in partnership with Art Center Sarasota, two acclaimed visual artists discuss their creative process and share examples of their work. Hermitage Fellows Aram Han Sifuentes and Amanda Williams create in two different mediums of art. Han Sifuentes, whose work has been described as having Read More >

$5