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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The Ca' d'Zan at The Ringling. - The Ringling's dazzling 56-room mansion on Sarasota Bay.
5401 Bay Shore Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243

The Ringling, the State Art Museum of Florida, is home to one of the preeminent art and cultural collections in the United...

Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
1241 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236-5602

Founded in 1973,  Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has grown from an alternative touring group into a nationally recognized regional theatre. Hip and historical,...

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

JOIN US AND EXPERIENCE THE EXTRAORDINARY
THE 2019 SARASOTA OPERA SEASON

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

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5555 N. Tamiami Trail
PO Box 1714,
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota's leading presenter of world-renowned classical musicians, offering two distinctive series. The Great Performers Series brings internationally renowned symphony orchestras, chamber orchestras,...
SCD Company Member, Claudia-Lynn Rightmire - Photo by Sorcha Augustine
1400 Boulevard of the Arts Suite #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...

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140 Tampa Ave. W.
Venice, FL 34285-1727

Nationally acclaimed community theatre offers shows year 'round in two stages. Broadway musicals, classic and contemporary dramas, comedic plays, family theatre, cabarets...

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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

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