The Arts and Cultural Alliance is a member-powered organization passionate about building appreciation, participation, and support for arts and culture. Your support helps us in connecting residents of Sarasota County to arts and culture through advocacy, community outreach and education programs.




Cultural Organization


Get closer to the arts and to our community as a individual supporter of the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County. You’ll stay informed on the latest news and upcoming events throughout Sarasota County. Help us remain an outlet for creativity and connection for all in our community.


Artists of all disciplines (visual, performing arts, new media, writers) are included. Your online profile includes photos and you can post events on the Cultural Calendar. You will receive the latest information on: grant opportunities, calls to artists, and Business of Arts workshops designed especially for independent artists.

  • Artist, $50
  • Sustainer, $100
  • Producer, $250
  • Ambassador, $500
  • Arts Leader, $1,000


The Arts and Cultural Alliance is committed to creating and sustaining relationships between local businesses and our arts and cultural groups. When you partner with the Alliance, your company will benefit from exposure to audiences and patrons throughout the Culture Coast region. In addition to your investment helping our arts and cultural groups strengthen their community relationships, it offers you the opportunity to connect with new and existing arts lovers.

  • Bronze $100
  • Silver $250
  • Gold $500
  • Leadership Circle*  $1,000+

For a limited time, become a business member and receive copies of PUBLIC ART. CITY SPACES. The Sarasota Collection, this book provides beautiful photos, several essays and at the back, an index of the entire collection dating from the beginning of the twentieth century up to January 2020.

Bronze membership – 1 Book

Silver membership – 5 Books

Gold membership – 10 Books

Leadership Circle* – Quantity requested. (Leadership Circle members also have the opportunity for named sponsorships.)

Cultural Organizations

Non-profit arts and cultural organization members are essential to the Alliance.  Our focus on building cultural awareness and advocacy helps to create the cultural ecosystem where we all flourish. Benefits include:

  • Directory listing
  • Cultural Calendar
  • Networking opportunities with Cultural Executives, Arts Education Directors and Marketing professionals
  • Meeting space at the Center for Arts and Humanity
  • Submission to ARTbeat
  • Inclusion in Guide to the Arts & Culture, 40,000 copies that are distributed throughout the southwest Florida region.

Contact Samantha Wuerfel
or 941-365-5118, ext. 304 for more information.