Arts, Museums & Galleries

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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COVID-19 Safety Protocols Enforced! - Guests enjoy a safe tour while distanced on the trolley.
1826 4th St
Sarasota, FL 34236

Take a Tour of Sarasota in our Comfortable Trolley or Passenger Van!

Hop aboard to experience fun, entertaining and informative 90-minute narrated tours. We...

SCD Company Member, Claudia-Lynn Rightmire - Photo by Sorcha Augustine
1400 Boulevard of the Arts Ste #300
Sarasota, FL 34236

Sarasota Contemporary Dance is Sarasota's first professional contemporary dance company.

Our Mission

The mission of Sarasota Contemporary Dance is to bring cutting...

Estero Island - "The beaches of Florida are among some of the most beautiful in the world. Our heart-felt and economic appreciation of our beaches should necessitate our involvement in protecting their environment. PLEASE don’t let anyone put oil wells offshore of Florida. I am from Southern California where one has to take paint remover to the beach in order to remove the oil waste from soles of our feet. Let’s make sure that doesn’t happen to our beautiful Florida beaches." -Clyde Butcher
237 Warfield Ave, Venice, FL 34285
55 S Blvd of the Presidents, Sarasota, FL 34236 52388 Tamiami Trail, Ochopee, FL 34141
Venice, FL 34285-4640

Clyde Butcher's galleries feature a large selection of his award-winning, limited edition, hand-printed B&W photographs. Books and gifts also available for purchase....

The Venice Symphony
1515 S. Tamiami Trl - Ste 7
Venice, FL 34285

Founded in 1974, The Venice Symphony has become the pride of South Sarasota County by providing cultural enrichment for residents and visitors....

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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.

The Local's Guide to the Sarasota County Art Scene

From posh galleries housing the works of Renaissance and Baroque Masters to quirky grottos piled with one-of-a-kind upcycled “salvage art” finds, art connoisseurs of all tastes discover a feast for the senses in Sarasota.

The New Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art + Design

A historic high school campus is reborn as a world-class museum of contemporary art near the heart of downtown Sarasota