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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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