Events

09
Dec
2022

Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar

Join us for our FREE holiday bazaar and enjoy holiday music, wine and treats while you shop for the paintings, jewelry, and home goods created by Arts Advocates member artisans.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
General admission $0.00
12
Dec
2022

Art & Backstage Tour at the Van Wezel

12-12-2022 1:30 pm -3:00 pm
Art & Backstage Tour at the Van Wezel
This tour features works from the Arts Advocates’ Sarasota Colony artist collection as well as noted Florida artists. The backstage tour provides a peek at the dressing rooms, green room, back hallway, and the Van Wezel stage.
07
Jan
2023

Art Talk: Dr. Alfred Frankel, author of “Artists of Old Florida, 1840-1960”

Art Talk: Dr. Alfred Frankel, author of “Artists of Old Florida, 1840-1960”

Dr. Alfred Frankel has been studying the history of art in Florida for over 40 years. His research has taken him to every major library in the state and resulted in two as-yet unpublished books.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $20.00
Non-member $25.00
19
Jan
2023

January Luncheon - Embracing Our Differences

01-19-2023 11:00 am -1:00 pm

Sarah Wertheimer will share how the growing international juried competition “Embracing Our Differences” enriches lives through diversity and inclusion.

Ticket Information

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

Walking Tour: Cocoanut Avenue/Palm Avenue Area

01-20-2023 10:30 am -12:00 pm
Walking Tour: Cocoanut Avenue/Palm Avenue Area

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 Advocate member $28.00
Non-member $30.00
27
Jan
2023

Walking Tour: City Hall/Five Points Park Area

01-27-2023 10:30 am -12:00 pm
Walking Tour: City Hall/Five Points Park Area

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
27
Jan
2023

Art Talk: Mike Solomon

Art Talk: Mike Solomon

A captivating talk by Mike Solomon about his works, his inspirations and process, his awards, and a bit about what it was like growing up in the Syd Solomon household with frequent visitors from the “Who’s Who of Contemporary Art.”

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $20.00
Non-member $25.00
03
Feb
2023

Walking Tour: Rosemary District

02-03-2023 10:30 am -12:00 pm
Walking Tour: 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
16
Feb
2023

February Luncheon - Pedro Reis, Dolly Jacobs, Jennifer Lemmer Posey

02-16-2023 11:00 am -1:00 pm

Pedro Reis and Dolly Jacobs (The Circus Arts Conservatory) and Jennifer Lemmer Posey (Circus Museum/Tibbals Learning Center) discuss the legacy and future of circus arts.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $40.00
Non-member $45.00
16
Mar
2023

March Luncheon - Michéle Redwine, Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative

03-16-2023 11:00 am -1:00 pm
Michéle Redwine shares Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative’s initiatives to promote interest in art created by artists of African descent.

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Arts Advocates member $40.00
Non-member $45.00

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.