As the cultural center of the Gulf Coast, Sarasota is home to museums like The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art which owns a world-reno...
 A butterfly flew onto my hand in the Butterfly Garden, one of the largest in Florida, as I wandered through Selby Gardens Historic Spa...
Mary GrandPré, the original American illustrator of the Harry Potter books that became an international sensation, turned down the job when ...
If you've ever visited a museum or taken a tour while on vacation – and most of us have – then you've most likely been guided by a docent, w...
Glass sculptures designed by famed artists including Dale Chihuly, Giampaolo Amoruso and Martin Blank are gracing a gallery at the Ringling ...
Women's History Month is celebrated each March to honor and tell the stories of women who transformed our nation. Arts Advocates celebrates ...
In January 2021, we Zoomed over to London for our "Speaking of the Arts …" presentation with Francisco Serrano, a member of England's Royal ...
How does poetry complement and influence other art forms? Every great work of art, in any form, attempts to give viewers/readers/listeners a...
Arts Advocates members, like many people around the world, have made it a priority to stay involved with the arts in these unprecedented tim...

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