Art Center Sarasota. I Am Home, a celebration of where and how we live here in the Sunshine State, continues through July 3. It’s followed by Outside Looking In (Show Us What You’ve Got!), a multimedia members’ show running July 15 through Oct. 23, with a reception July 22. 365-2032.Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art. Continuing at the gallery’s new Palm Avenue space through July 10 is a show featuring two artists: Linda Ging (Color Fields) and Peter Stephens (Homage to Atget). 366-2454Selby Gallery. David Budd: a 40-Year Retrospective of the sometime Sarasota artist’s paintings, continues through July 28. Coming up next: two traveling exhibitions, Treasures of the Frederic Remington Art Museum (presenting 20 bronzes, paintings and drawings of the American West) and Southern Graphics Council Exhibition (featuring prints by 39 SCG members), on view Aug. 13 (opening reception 5-7 p.m.) through Sept. 11. 359-7563.State of the Arts Gallery. Juxtaposition continues in July, with Off the Wall, featuring unconventional wall sculptures in media including found object assemblages, acrylic resin and exotic wood cross-hatch, taking its place in August and September. 955-2787.Museum of Fine Arts.
The St. Petersburg museum
continues to present Whistler, Hassam and the Etching Revival through Aug. 15. Also on view through that date: Turmoil and Triumph: American Works on Paper from the World War II Era, featuring works by such artists as Robert Gwathmey, Rockwell Kent and Thomas Hart Benton. (727) 896-2667.
can also take a look at 20th-Century Abstraction from the Ringling Collection, offering works by Kandinsky, Olitski, Nevelson, Calder and others. And the exhibition Yinka Shonibare MBE: Mother and Father Worked Hard So I Can Play, blending historical styles with African visual motifs, is on view July 13 through Oct. 24. 359-5700.
by an actress) that almost comes between them takes to Florida Studio Theatre’s mainstage July 29 through Aug. 22. 366-9000.
July 29 through Aug. 7 on the mainstage. 488-1115.
Greater Tuna. As Venice Theatre’s season brochure delicately puts it, “the rednecks are back” in this Jaston Williams-Joe Sears-Ed Howard comedy set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, where VT artistic director Murray Chase and producing director Allan Kollar once more play the entire population. Sept. 28 through Oct. 17 on the mainstage. 488-1115.