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What an extraordinary year it’s been!


Students reached new creative heights, gallery visitors were captivated by the exhibits, artists and audiences engaged in enlightening conversations. 

The impact on the community was powerful!

As we look ahead to 2018, Art Center Sarasota continues to develop new arts experiences for everyone to enjoy. 


For over 90 years, the center has been a destination where people of all ages come to expand their skills and be inspired by the exhibitions. 

A tradition made possible with your support!


We are excited to announce that the Isermann Family Foundation is matching donations $1 to $1 up to $50,000 - your gift will go TWICE as far!

2017 Has been an Amazing Art-Filled Year!


Your gift will ensure many wonderful years ahead!

Read about how some of our participants have benefitted from Art Center Sarasota


"Having a real art gallery next to you at summer camp is inspiring and gives you ideas. We love the fact you get free-range to do things you normally wouldn't get to do. It broadens your horizons and lets you see things from a different angle."

Quinn & Devin Gulliver, Creative Kids Art Campers since 2013


"I needed a place to go and be useful. I chose to volunteer in addition to donating to Art Center Sarasota. My skills along with my love of art, made it a perfect fit."

Dotty Terry, Donor, Volunteer for 20 years

Betty & Howard Isermann have recognized the value of making the visual arts accessible to all. Their legacy gift is an inspiration!


Please join us in matching the Isermann's generous gift and achieving our goal by January 30, 2018. 

Your donation will open up possibilities right here, right now.  


The Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers are counting on your support to help us keep the arts alive! 


Thank you for your gift!


"Artists Inspire Artists.

It is stimulating to see the span of visual ideas created by our community of diverse and imaginative artists."

Peppi Elona, VisualInnovator, Member


"Art Center Sarasota is the ideal organization to be at the visual entry to downtown Sarasota and the Bayfront Cultural District — a symbol of the city’s identity. The Center has been important part of my son’s and my lives for over 40 years as I continue to take art classes, exhibit my work in juried shows, and give lectures there."

Carl Abbott, FAIA - Architect / Planner/ Member