Upcoming Events

Events

13
Feb
2023

Behind the Curtain: Exploring the Van Wezel from the Art to the Stage 2/13

02-13-2023 1:30 pm -3:00 pm
Behind the Curtain: Exploring the Van Wezel from the Art to the Stage 2/13

Take a guided tour of the paintings and sculptures owned by Arts Advocates on display at the Van Wezel. After that, step onto the stage where a Van Wezel guide will give you a peek behind the curtain and share stories and anecdotes about the colorful world of show business!

16
Feb
2023

February Luncheon - Circus Arts Conservatory

02-16-2023 11:00 am -1:00 pm
February Luncheon - Circus Arts Conservatory

Pedro Reis and Dolly Jacobs of the Circus Arts Conservatory discuss the legacy and future of circus arts.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $40.00
Non-member $45.00
17
Feb
2023

Art Talk: Bill Hartman - Living in the World of the Sarasota Artist Colony

Bill Hartman is a monumental contributor to the Sarasota visual arts community. He is an art dealer and sole owner of the William Hartman Gallery on Palm Avenue. He is an archival frame maker, historian, collector, cataloguer of Florida artists with a specialty in the Sarasota Artists’ Colony, and he is a founding member of the Sarasota Art Museum His father was William Hartman, artist, teacher, and founder of the Hartman School of Art. His mother Marty, an artist and teacher, was the founder of the Petticoat Painters.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $20.00
Non-member $25.00
22
Feb
2023

Walking Tour: The Rosemary District

02-22-2023 10:30 am -12:00 pm
Walking Tour: The Rosemary District
Lace up your walking shoes and grab a bottle of water for a 90-minute tour of some of our city’s sculptures and murals.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $28.00
Non-member $30.00
04
Mar
2023

Art Talk: "Seven Sacred Pauses"

Art Talk: "Seven Sacred Pauses"

Seven Sacred Pauses, a cross-disciplinary collaboration between visual artist Leslie Butterfield and poet Teresa Carson, was inspired by Art in Common Places.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $20.00
Non-member $25.00
07
Mar
2023

Phillippi Estate Park/Edson Keith Mansion Tour

03-07-2023 10:30 am
Phillippi Estate Park/Edson Keith Mansion Tour

This 60-acre nature park, located on the shores of Phillippi Creek, is included in the National Registry of Historic Places. We will have our own docent-guided tour of the recently renovated Italian Renaissance Edson Keith Mansion.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $15.00
Non-member $20.00
09
Mar
2023

"Seven Sacred Pauses" Writing Workshop

"Seven Sacred Pauses" Writing Workshop

Join us for this writing workshop based on the book Seven Sacred Pauses, in which Macrina Wiederkehr reinterprets the tradition of the seven monastic canonical hours for contemporary, nonsectarian life.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $10.00
Non-member $15.00
16
Mar
2023

March Luncheon - Michéle Redwine, Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative

03-16-2023 11:00 am -1:00 pm
March Luncheon - Michéle Redwine, Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative

Meet Michéle Redwine, artist, teacher, civic leader and diversity consultant. Michéle is the founder and president of Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative, which has as its mission “to advocate for artists of African descent and marginalized communities by bridging the cultural gap in visual and performing arts.”

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $40.00
Non-member $45.00
20
Mar
2023

Behind the Curtain: Exploring the Van Wezel from the Art to the Stage 3/20

03-20-2023 1:30 pm -3:00 pm
Behind the Curtain: Exploring the Van Wezel from the Art to the Stage 3/20

Take a guided tour of the paintings and sculptures owned by Arts Advocates on display at the Van Wezel. After that, step onto the stage where a Van Wezel guide will give you a peek behind the curtain and share stories and anecdotes about the colorful world of show business!

17
Apr
2023

Behind the Curtain: Exploring the Van Wezel from the Art to the Stage 4/17

04-17-2023 1:30 pm -3:00 pm
Behind the Curtain: Exploring the Van Wezel from the Art to the Stage 4/17

Take a guided tour of the paintings and sculptures owned by Arts Advocates on display at the Van Wezel. After that, step onto the stage where a Van Wezel guide will give you a peek behind the curtain and share stories and anecdotes about the colorful world of show business!

Fine Arts Society of Sarasota, Inc.
PO Box 1432
Sarasota, FL 34230-1432


The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota, Inc. is a “501(c)(3) Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Organization licensed in 1969 – a charity for Education/School Systems services.” The organization promotes, encourages, supports and generally furthers the best interests of the arts in Florida and in particular, recognizes, honors and perpetuates the fine arts, creative products and works of Florida artists.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.