Sarasota County Arts Council

ORGANIZATIONS

Tapestry Artists of Sarasota

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Tapestry Artists of Sarasota is composed of four experienced tapestry artists who came together in 1997 with the shared interest of exhibiting our work and promoting the art of handwoven tapestry. á Members Becky Stevens, John Nicholson, Lynn Mayne, and Terri Stewart, are studio artists...

Theatre Odyssey, Inc.

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Theatre Odyssey is a locally based 501(c)(3) organization which encourages local writers from school age to adult to submit short plays to its annual Student Ten-Minute Playwriting Festival, held in the winter, and Ten-Minute Play Festival held in the spring.á Plays are selected by a jury, the...

Towles Court Art Association

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Towles Court Creative Arts Community "Sarasota's Hidden Treasure"Galleries, art studios, shops, creative businesses and restaurants in a historic districtStroll under moss-draped oaks and amongst "Old Florida" quaint bungalowsTHIRD FRIDAY ART WALKS EVERY MONTH 6-10pm towlescourt.com

Urbanite Theatre

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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.

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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

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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

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

The Venice Chorale

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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.

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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.

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The Venice Symphony is a professional orchestra deeply rooted in its community, offering a variety of concerts with renowned guest artists, and educational programs throughout the year.áThe concert seasonáincludes classical, pops, and festival concerts from November through April at the Venice...



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