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Arts Advocates Awards $55,000 in Scholarships to 10 Local Students for the 2024-2025 School Year

Arts Advocates is pleased to announce that 10 Sarasota and Manatee county students have each been awarded $5,500 scholarships for the 2024-2025 school year. The $55,000 total is the largest amount awarded in one year and marks the celebration of Arts Advocates’ 55th anniversary. Since 1969, the scholarship program has awarded over $1.1 million to […]

March 2024 Arts Extravaganza Unveiled by Arts Advocates in Sarasota

Prepare for a cultural feast as Arts Advocates reveals its lineup of captivating programs and events for March, offering an array of enriching experiences for art enthusiasts of all ages. From an exclusive exhibit and sale of Highwaymen paintings to engaging workshops and insightful tours, there’s something to spark creativity and fascination for everyone. Registration […]

Arts Advocates Announces February 2024 Programs and Events

Arts Advocates is pleased to announce its schedule of February programs and events, including a member artist exhibit, an art talk, and a colored pencil workshop in the Arts Advocates Gallery; tours of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Asolo Rep; and the monthly luncheon program at Sarasota Yacht Club. Unless otherwise indicated, registration […]

Arts Advocates Presents Veteran Artist Events in November

Arts Advocates is pleased to feature its member artists who share the distinction of having served in the U.S. Armed Forces in an exhibit and an art talk in November. Both take place in the Arts Advocates Gallery, The Crossings at Siesta Key mall, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Veteran Artist ExhibitNovember 4-25, Saturdays only, […]

Arts Advocates Announces a Special Exhibit and New Art Talk

Arts Advocates is pleased to announce two new events in the Gallery, located in The Crossings at Siesta Key mall, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota. A special exhibit of Cora Marshall’s works, titled “In and Out of Time,” runs from September 3 through September 24. Denise Kowal, founder of the Chalk Festival, will present “Chalk Talks: Behind the Scenes of […]

Arts Advocates Launches Art Talk Series in Sarasota

Arts Advocates is pleased to announce a new art talk series that will take place in the Arts Advocates Gallery, The Crossings at Siesta Key mall, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota. The first talk on July 21 features members of the Petticoat Painters, a group formed in 1953 to showcase the talents of female […]

Arts Advocates Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to 10 Local Students

Arts Advocates is pleased to announce that 10 Sarasota and Manatee county students have been awarded scholarships totaling $20,000 for the 2022-2023 school year. Since 1969, the scholarship program has awarded over $1.1 million to students whose studies include visual and related arts, dance, writing, music, theater, and architecture. All scholarship monies are generated through […]

Arts Advocates Receive Gift of George Pappas Paintings

Arts Advocates is pleased to announce the receipt of a gift of two paintings by George Pappas: “Greek Time,” oil on canvas, 84 x 60 inches; and “Beauty and the Beast,” oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Dr. Sarah Pappas, wife of the late George Pappas (1929-2021), made this generous gift to the organization. These pieces are now on display […]

Embracing Artistry: June 2024 Events by Arts Advocates

Arts Advocates, fervent champions of artistic expression, are thrilled to unveil their lineup of captivating events for June, showcasing the diverse talents of their member artists and honoring the profound impact of art on our lives. Join us in celebrating creativity and community engagement! Exhibit Highlight: “Seeing With Imagination” by Suzanne Havens Immerse yourself in […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Nurturing Minds, Healing Hearts Here on the Suncoast

the bustling rhythm of modern life, mental health often takes a backseat to our daily responsibilities. It’s easy to neglect our emotional well-being amidst the pressures of work, relationships, and personal goals. However, May marks a significant opportunity to pause and reflect on the state of our mental health. Mental Health Awareness Month, observed annually, […]

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