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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Newtown Alive
Sarasota, FL
"Newtown Alive documents the history of Sarasota's African American Communities of Overtown and Newtown through 15 Historic markers, a website, mobile app...
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,...

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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