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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Italy - The Maner Manush Theatre Company performs with Venice Theatre's aactWORLDFEST international theatre festival in paradise!
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...

Artistic Director & Maestro Joseph Caulkins - For the past 10 seasons as Artistic Director, Joseph Caulkins has consistently delivered innovative concert experiences through adventurous programming, unique collaborations and performances of new and rarely heard works.

He has taken audiences to unexpected places including: the world premiere of The Lake Isle by Ola Gjeilo; a dramatic performance of Richard Einhorn’s dynamic oratorio, Voices of Light, written to accompany Carl Dreyer’s 1928 silent film classic “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” a collaboration with the Sarasota Opera and the Sarasota Film Society; an innovative program titled Mozart Meets Radiohead with edgy string quintet Sybarite5; the US premiere of James Whitbourn’s Annelies, a setting of the Diary of Anne Frank, which the Herald-Tribune called a “Triumph;” and the highly acclaimed Cirque des Voix™, an innovative concert experience with The Circus Arts Conservatory, Sarasota.
1900 Main St
Ste 211
Sarasota, FL 34236

Key Chorale, the Suncoast’s premier symphonic chorus, is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative programming, artistic excellence, educational outreach and service to...

Fogartyville Entrance - Located on the West side of the WSLR building.  Look for the Civil Rights Mural by BMike.
525 Kumquat Ct
Sarasota, FL 34236

WSLR-LP 96.5 is a local community radio station - tune in for great music and local information.  Our community space, Fogartyville, hosts...

Banyan Tree at Elling Eide Center - Photo Credit: Ryan Gamma
8000 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34231

The Elling O. Eide Center is a research library and nature preserve overlooking Little Sarasota Bay in Sarasota, Florida. Dedicated to the...

Sarasota Film Festival
323 Central Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging...
Classical Ballet pre-professional training and professional performances - Pre-professional classical ballet training true Vaganova method. Classes of Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Boys Class, Variation, Character, Jazz, Repertoire, Adult ballet and more for age 3 and up.
8031 Cooper Creek Blvd
#102
University Park, FL 34201
International Ballet of Florida is a performing school of classical ballet pre-professional training, live productions with international dancers and dance lessons for all...
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709 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236-4047

Come as you are. Leave different. 

Since 1949, Sarasota Orchestra has inspired and entertained music-lovers across the region and visitors from around...

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...

Dancer Juliana Cristina - PC: Sorcha Augustine
1400 Blvd of the Arts
#300
Sarasota, FL 34236

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

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

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Sarasota County: Cities of Arts and Artists

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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