Visit Sarasota Arts

World-class visual and performing arts events and venues

The arts just come naturally in Sarasota. Is it the crystal-blue waters or the warm, balmy air that artists and performers find so inspirational? Who knows for sure. But you will find it every night and day in our performance halls, theaters, opera house and galleries. 

Start here to discover why we’re known as Florida’s Cultural Coast®.

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Why Artists Love Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota County is known as Florida’s Cultural Coast® for its abundance of arts and artists thriving in a lively coastal haven. Learn more about the stunning, professional performances this destination has to offer. 13 stages within a one-mile radius of downtown, the nation's second-largest community theatre and more mean you'll never have a dull evening in #MySarasota!

See Why Sarasota County is Considered Florida's Cultural Coast®

Sarasota is known as Florida’s Cultural Coast® for its abundance of arts and artists thriving in a lively coastal haven. Learn more about the stunning, professional performances this destination has to offer. 13 stages within a one-mile radius of downtown, the nation's second-largest community theatre and more mean you'll never have a dull evening in #MySarasota!

See Why Sarasota County is Considered Florida's Cultural Coast®

Sarasota is known as Florida’s Cultural Coast® for its abundance of arts and artists thriving in a lively coastal haven. Learn more about the stunning, professional performances this destination has to offer. 13 stages within a one-mile radius of downtown, the nation's second-largest community theatre and more mean you'll never have a dull evening in #MySarasota!