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Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces 2024-2025 Benefit Event Dates

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, located in Sarasota County, Florida, has announced the dates for its annual benefit events for the 2024-2025 season. The 16th annual Artful Lobster Benefit will be held on Saturday, November 9th, 2024, from 11:30 am to 2 pm. This signature outdoor event raises essential funds for the Hermitage’s esteemed artist residency […]

James Whiteside Takes Center Stage: An Evening of Dance, Conversation, and Creativity at The Hermitage  Artist Retreat in Sarasota

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, nestled in Sarasota County, Florida, is thrilled to unveil its latest program featuring the return of Hermitage Fellow and distinguished American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, James Whiteside. Embark on an enchanting journey with Whiteside as he graces the Hermitage Palm House Studio on Monday, March 4th at 5:30 pm, offering an […]

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives $50,000 Grant from The William G. and Marie Selby Foundation

The Hermitage Artist Retreat (Sarasota County, Florida) today announced a $50,000 Arts & Culture Grant from the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation for the Hermitage’s “Build Back Stronger: Campus, Community, Care” project. Born out of lingering hurricane repair needs, this multi-component project will enhance the accessibility, sustainability, and security of the Hermitage’s campus. The […]

The Hermitage in Sarasota Raises Nearly $300,000 at the 15th Annual Artful Lobster

The Hermitage Artist Retreat (Sarasota County, Florida) raised over $292,000 at the 2023 Hermitage Artful Lobster luncheon on Saturday, November 11th. Now in its 15th year and following the 20th anniversary of the Hermitage, this annual event raises valuable funds for the Hermitage’s internationally renowned artist residency program, supporting the creative process of artists from […]

Grammy Award-Winning String Quartet ETHEL to Headline the Hermitage’s 15th Annual Artful Lobster

The Hermitage Artist Retreat announces today that world-renowned and Grammy Award-winning string quartet ETHEL will headline the Hermitage’s signature fall fundraising event, “The Artful Lobster: An Outdoor Celebration!” on Saturday, November 11th from 11:30am to 2pm at the Hermitage campus on Manasota Key. This is the first time in many years that all four members […]

“Hermitage Sunsets at Benderson Park” Kicks Off 2023-2024 Season

Hermitage Artist Retreat announces a newly developed partnership with Nathan Benderson Park as a part of the Hermitage’s 2023-2024 season. Expanding on the success of the Hermitage programming at Selby Gardens and other venues throughout the region, the new “Hermitage Sunsets @ Benderson Park” series launches this year following a popular Hermitage program at the […]

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Welcomes Stacia Lee as Managing Director

Andy Sandberg, Artistic Director and CEO of the Hermitage Artist Retreat, announced the organization has welcomed Stacia Lee as its first Managing Director, following a national search that commenced earlier this season. Lee joins the Hermitage team after serving as the publisher for Sarasota Magazine and overseeing the Florida and Texas operations for SagaCity Media. […]

Sarasota Art Museum and Hermitage Artist Retreat Announce Plans for New Collaborative Exhibitions

Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art and Design and the Hermitage Artist Retreat are pleased to announce an expansion of their existing collaboration that will culminate with two full-scale art exhibitions at Sarasota Art Museum in the spring of 2024. While the Hermitage and the Museum have partnered on previous community programs featuring […]

Andy Sandberg & Broadway Guest Stars Raised their Voices to Celebrate the Hermitage’s 20th Anniversary Season

On Monday evening, March 20th, the Hermitage celebrated its 20th Anniversary Season with a concert featuring Artistic Director and CEO Andy Sandberg, returning to his roots as a performer. “This is my first time doing anything like this in about twelve years,” Sandberg shared from the stage. He performed an evening of classic and contemporary […]

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces Full Line-Up of Events for 2023 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Weekend

The Hermitage Artist Retreat (Andy Sandberg, Artistic Director and CEO) in collaboration with the Greenfield Foundation, presents the 15th year of the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Weekend, April 14-16, 2023, culminating with the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner on Sunday, April 16. This event – celebrating 2023 HGP winners Lorenzo ‘Rennie’ Harris (Dance & Choreography) and Sandy […]

The Hermitage Announces a Special Benefit Concert for Ongoing Hurricane Repairs

The Hermitage Artist Retreat announced a one-night-only benefit concert to celebrate the 20th Anniversary Season of the Hermitage and to raise funds for ongoing repairs to the Hermitage following the impact of Hurricane Ian earlier this season. On Monday, March 20th at 7:30pm, Hermitage Artistic Director and CEO Andy Sandberg returns to his roots as […]

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