Arts & Culture

Get more culture with your beach vacation from world-class visual and performing arts events and venues.

Sarasota County is enriched by its Arts & Culture offerings. Known as Florida's Cultural Coast, it's where you can enjoy museums, art galleries and performing art venues all around town.  No matter when you visit, there's always an art attraction with something new to see!

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Sarasota County: Cities of Arts and Artists

Sarasota is known as Florida’s Cultural Coast for its abundance of arts and artists packed into a relatively small geographic area. Learn more about the artful offerings of this destination.

Visual Arts Exhibitions in Sarasota 2016-17

Check out the highlight of the Sarasota fine-art scene through 2017.

Highlights of the 2016-17 Performing Arts Season in Sarasota

Gear up for an exhilarating season of theatre, dance, music and stage arts in Sarasota, the epicenter for the performing arts on Florida's Cultural Coast.

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Sarasota Opera Logo - Sarasota Opera Logo
61 N. Pineapple Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236-5723

JOIN US AND EXPERIENCE THE EXTRAORDINARY
THE 2017–18 SARASOTA OPERA SEASON

Sarasota has become one of the most vibrant Florida communities....

1157_640x484.jpg - Dancer Wendy Rucci and Xuan Yang Dancigers
8437 Tuttle Ave., #160
Sarasota, FL 34243

Sarasota Contemporary Dance is Sarasota's foremost professional contemporary dance company. The company's goal is to engage the community with contemporary dance through...

7358_768x480.jpg - Anu Tali, Music Director
709 N. Tamiami Trl.
Sarasota, FL 34236-4047

Come as you are. Leave different. 

For more than 65 years, the Sarasota Orchestra has been entertaining music lovers from around the region,...

484_640x480.jpg - Venice Theatre offers year-round classes and performance opportunities for youth
140 Tampa Ave. W.
Venice, FL 34285-1727
Nationally acclaimed community theatre offers shows year 'round in two theatres. Broadway musicals, classic and contemporary dramas, comedic plays, cabarets and concerts...
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707 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Art Center Sarasota offers creative opportunities that are affordable and accessible to the entire community with approximately 27 exhibitions,100 classes and educational...
3011_640x519.jpg - Asolo Rep's Mertz Theatre.
5555 N. Tamiami Trl.
Sarasota, FL 34243-2141

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern United States. A center...

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