Art Center Sarasota News June 1

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June 1, 2014

Call to Artists for the 2nd annual

Florida Flavor July 10 – August 15, 2014

An all-media, all subjects,

K.B. Bauhelm

juried exhibition of
Florida Artists

Juror: Ruth Grimm, Chief Curator of the Appleton Museum of Art 
Receiving Day for Hand-Carried Submissions

at Art Center Sarasota: 

Tuesday, July 1 | 10am – 6pm

Online Submissions for Florida Flavor will be accepted  June 1 – June 27, 5:00pm est

Please visit for more information. Be sure to read the rules specific to this exhibition Florida Flavor Rules

Art Center Sarasota invites artists from across the state of Florida to submit works to the upcoming 2nd Annual Florida Flavor exhibition.Artists must be Florida residents to participate.


Exhibitions Currently in the Galleries
Admission is free and open to the public!
More info


Art Center Sarasota’s Spring Appeal

YOU can Make a Difference

J. Melancon 

in the Future of Sarasota’s  
Cultural Community

Over 40,000 people visited Art Center Sarasota this past year for classes, exhibitions and events.
They all recognize the importance of the visual arts and the impact that it has on our lives. 

Your gift will go towards developing new and exciting programs and exhibitions at the Art Center.

donate_now_green_btn.gif Donate online or Call 941-365-2032  

Help us reach the goal of $20,000

(we’re halfway there!)
The 2014/15 season will be truly amazing (as usual!)

Thank you for helping to make it all possible!


Classroom Renovation

Yes, it is actually happening!
The back classroom / storage area is currently under renovation.
A new and functional space for additional classes and workshops will be complete in the next few weeks.
Classes will be posted soon

This renovation was made possible with gifts from
Howard and Betty Isermann and
Bubsy and Jeanette Becker


Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County

Local artists, including college and high school students, are invited to submit artwork representative of our vibrant arts and culture scene. 
The winning selection will be used as the cover of the 2014/2015 Guide to Arts and Culture.  Over 40,000 copies of the guide will be distributed throughout the community in early October 2014. DEADLINE:  July 1, 2014

Media & Submissions:  Digital entries only will be accepted via email no later than July 1, 2014 to the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County Inc.
Guidelines  More info
Questions?: Contact Amanda Heisey at (941) 365-5118 ext. 304 [email protected].

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News & Events
Exhibition Opening
Spring Appeal
Classroom Reno
Cover Contest
Summer Camp
Lightbulb Drive
Macy’ Shopping Day

June 9 – August 15
Registration is ongoing,  
weeks are filling fast!  

9:30am- 3pm
Ages 6-14

Free before and after-care 

ACS members $195/wk Non-member $245/wk
-$15 discount for siblings
-$25 student memberships

-Fees include all supplies and a camp t-shirt

Call 941-365-2032 or

Supply Donations needed!
Do you have anything on the Supply listto donate?


Send a student(s) to Summer Camp

The scholarship fund helps to send deserving youth to art camp. One camper for one week is only $195. Your contribution is tax-deductible and can make a difference in a child’s summer. To contribute go to Summer Camp or call 941-365-2032. 


Lightbulb Drive

Thank You to
Dotty and Dick Terry for pledging the funds to
Light Gallery 3 with all LED bulbs!

The Atrium Gallery (4) is complete…

Now, all that is needed are 60 bulbs to complete Galleries 1 & 2.

Help the galleries be beautifully lit and energy efficient with your $53 donation today!

Go to Light Bulb Drive
to donate or call 941-365-2032


Shop, Save &
a Difference


University Town Center  

Before the mall officially opens!
Join us on Saturday,

October 11th

for a fun shopping day!  
Support Art Center Sarasota by purchasing a One Day $5 Shopping Pass

Passes available for purchase at Art Center Sarasota

Come in or call for more info 941-365-2032

100% of your $5 donation benefits the Art Center!
You will receive:
+ 25% off* on regular, sale and clearance merchandise, as well as
10% off electronics, furniture, mattresses and area rugs
+ You will be eligible to win a $500 gift card
* $10 off on a minimum $25 purchase that day

 * Exclusions and restrictions apply. See shopping pass for details.
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