June 8, 2021

The Hermitage Greenfield Prize: Artists, Impact, and Legacy

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Hermitage Artist Retreat,

Editor's Note: The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is pleased to help share stories of the important work undertaken by our nonprofit grantees. Sharing stories of impact helps the comm…

April 6, 2021

Community Voices: Arts & Healing

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Editor’s Note: This article was inspired by the insights shared during a Spring 2021 session of “Community Voices,” a series of virtual panel discussions that was created by…

April 6, 2021

Robots, Collections, and Healing Connections at The Ringling

By Blog, Laura Steefel-Moore,

Laura Steefel-Moore is Head of Educational Programs at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The newest tour guide at The Ringling weighs only 18 pounds and is made of metal, 3-D printed…

April 3, 2021

An Artful Approach to Community Healing

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

What defines an artistic masterpiece? Some point to technique, others admiration. While the beauty of a piece will always remain in the eye of the beholder, a year of instability across all st…

February 26, 2021

Carole Crosby: Philanthropic Passion in the Peforming Arts

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Sylvia Whitman,

As you might expect from the president of the Asolo Repertory Theatre board of directors, Carole Crosby cares deeply about arts and culture. It’s “what makes me tick,” she sa…

January 24, 2021

Theatre Odyssey Empowers Students through Playwriting Festival

By Story, Theatre Odyssey,

Theatre Odyssey has announced that $2,100 has been granted to the company to provide a $1,000 cash scholarship to the author of the 2021 Best Play, $500 to the Runner-up play author, and $100…

January 3, 2021

Sarasota Orchestra launches outdoor concert series

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Jay Handelman,

Sarasota Orchestra musicians who have been unable to take part in the indoor chamber concerts at Holley Hall, are bringing the music outside to area publics over the next few months. With supp…

December 16, 2020

Ringling College receives grant to support student scholarships

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Ringling College of Art and Design announced Dec. 16 that the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded the college a $30,500 grant from the John J. Clopine Fund to support student s…

December 10, 2020

Sarasota Contemporary Dance | Greater Sarasota

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, WEDU PBS,

How does a pandemic that prohibits proximity affect an art form whose very essence relies upon intimacy of breath and body? Follow Sarasota Contemporary Dance as they prepare for their second…