Sarasota Arts

Sarasota is known for its art culture and works hard to keep the arts alive and thriving. This city takes pride in its creative community featuring talent both locally and internationally, and a history embedded in the circus arts. Click the photos below to see descriptions and photos.



The Arts

Van Wezel: performing arts hall

McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre: stand up comedy

The Circus Arts Conservatory: performances, classes, camps

The Ringling Museum: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Bayfront Gardens, the Ca’D’Zan

The Sarasota Orchestra: classical, pop, and family concerts

The Sarasota Ballet: choreography, athleticism, and the art of dance

Florida Studio Theatre: plays, musical performances, improv, children's theatre

The Players Centre for Performing Arts: non-professional community theatre

Sarasota Film Festival: international film festival

The Sarasota Opera House: symphonies, classical ballets, film festivals, music concerts, comedy shows, clowns, Sarasota Opera

Ringling College of Art and Design: art and design college