Preview

Downtown's New Art Ovation Hotel Offers Guests a Sneak Peek

The hotel on Palm Avenue aims to provide a focus on Sarasota's arts and cultural opportunities.

12/14/2017 By Kay Kipling

Turing Tragic Into Teachable

New Art Exhibit Debuts at Mote This Weekend

Artist Angela Pozzi's sculptures of marine life are made entirely of plastic and other debris.

12/05/2017 By Ella Melzer

Insider's Guide 2017

A Look at The Ringling's New Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion

A new pavilion showcases this popular medium—and will be free to visitors.

11/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Artful Wear

J. McLaughlin Taps Sarasota Magazine Illustrator John Pirman for a Collection of Holiday Tees

The Sarasota J. McLaughlin store hosts a celebration for Pirman Dec. 11 to benefit the Sarasota Architectural Foundation.

11/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Segway Tour, Downtown Sarasota

Years after their prime, these scooters are still rolling.

11/29/2017 By John Pirman

The Handmades' Tale

Local Makers Find a Market on Etsy

Sarasota artisans are creating everything from stationery to pottery to soap to clothing for customers all over the world.

11/28/2017 By Megan McDonald

Let's Get Sandy

Meet the 2017 the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Winners

The Crystal Classic brings together locals, tourists, and international sand sculpting teams.

11/13/2017 Photography by Ella Melzer

Picture This

Clyde Butcher's New Gallery Opens on St. Armands Circle

Nature photographer Clyde Butcher invites you to "get a little taste of Florida" at his new gallery on St. Armands Circle.

11/09/2017 By Ella Melzer

Sandimonium

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Returns

The annual sand-sculpting competition returns to Siesta Key Beach Nov. 10-13.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Color Her Excited

The Evolving Plans for the Sarasota Museum of Art

Anne-Marie Russell is a woman on a mission.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Machine Dreams

Toni Dove Brings Her High-Tech Approach to Art to The Ringling

Curator Matthew McLendon discusses the exhibit, which has been in the works for nearly four years.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Mr. Chatterbox

Sarasota's Hottest New Arts Groups

A cartoon view of some unlikely new organizations.

10/30/2017 By Robert Plunket

Ageless Annie

At 99, Annie Solomon Remains a Bright Light in the Local Arts Scene

Artists, art lovers, students and retirees all want to hang out with her.

10/30/2017 By Charlie Husking

On View

Essential Info: Winter Sunday at The Ringling

This Abstract Expressionist painting is tied to a free art-making experience at the museum.

10/26/2017 By Alice Murphy

When Icons Unite

When Fashion and Fine Art Converge: The Dalí & Schiaparelli Exhibition Debuts in St. Pete

The Dalí Museum introduces first-ever retrospective exhibition with icons Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dalí.

10/17/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Ready for RIAF

Preview: Ringling International Arts Festival

Hot tickets at this month’s festival at The Ringling.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

World Rowing Championships

Students Partner With World Rowing Championships for "Adopt a Team" Initiative

Sarasota and Manatee Country students learn about the countries participating in the World Rowing Championships, all while becoming good global citizens.

09/26/2017 By Ella Melzer

Who's a Good Dog?

Southeastern Superheroes on Parade

This 2017 campaign combines art and community to benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs.

09/21/2017 By Ella Melzer

Behind the Scenes

Protecting The Ringling's Art During Irma

As the hurricane approached, staff at The Ringling worked diligently to ensure no precious pieces were damaged.

09/20/2017 By Alice Murphy

On View

Salome's Sensual Dance

This Robert Henri painting at The Ringling creates quite a sensation.

09/06/2017 By Alice Murphy