Sarasota County Arts Council

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

About the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County

The Arts and Cultural Alliance is a member-powered organization that serves as an advocate for arts and culture in Sarasota County.

Founded in 1986 by a group of committed citizens, the Alliance has administered more than $10 million in grants to area artists and arts organizations. The Alliance works to ensure arts and culture remain essential to the continuing development of a vibrant, creative community. This is achieved through arts advocacy, education and community outreach.


The Arts Council - Sarasota's Source for the Arts