Sarasota County Arts Council


Urbanite Theatre


Urbanite Theatre brings compelling, intimate live theatre experiences to downtown Sarasota. Located on 2nd street, the Urbanite Theatre is a black box theatre space focusing on fresh works, burgeoning playwrights, and actor-driven productions. Founders are FSU/Asolo Conservatory Alumni, Summer...

Van Wezel Foundation, Inc.


The Van Wezel Foundation's mission is to enrich lives of members of the Gulf Coast Community through the performing arts, with an emphasis on children, while supporting the needs of the Van Wezel - the region's premier performing arts hall.

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall


Set along Sarasota's bayfront, the landmark Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been entertaining audiences with a variety of music, dance, theater and comedy for more than 40 years. In addition to its world-class shows, the Van Wezel offers patrons the opportunity to enjoy inspired cuisine, buffet...

Venice Art Center


The oldest and largest community art center on Florida's Cultural Coast -- classes, workshops, summer art camps, and ongoing exhibitions.

The Venice Chorale


This independent not-for-profit organization began delighting audiences in 2002 as Exsultate! Chorale. For the 2015-16 season, maestro Peter Madpak became Artistic Director and Conductor (following his equally distinguished predecessors Stephen Johns and founder Woody McDonell).á Also, "The Venice...

Venice Heritage, Inc.


The organization's purpose is to promote, restore, and sustain the local historic landmark known as the Lord-Higel House.The membership is also committed to educate the public about the pioneer era in Venice history through publications, events, and social gatherings in the...

Venice Symphony, Inc.


Symphony Orchestra

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Florida


The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe of Florida, Inc. (WBTT) was founded in December 1999 by local actor, singer, director and playwright Nate Jacobs. It is the only professional black theatre company on Florida’s west coast and one of just two in the state.Through the years, WBTT has presented...

Women Contemporary Artists


WCA is an organization of women artists whose goal has been to educate, promote, inspire and support Gulf Coast women artists. We do this by offering monthly meetings featuring speakers and artists on many different professional levels. We provide a venue for monthly critiques in a friendly...

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