Stakeholder Spotlight: Fine Art Society of Sarasota

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20!

Fine Art Society of Sarasota
1701 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota

How long has your organization been around? The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota was chartered on 1969 to promote and stimulate appreciation of the arts in our county.

How many members do you have?  Currently, the Fine Arts Society of Sarasota has a 26-member board and 180 members. Its members meet once a month from October – May for a general meeting and program on the arts. Committee work takes place between general meeting dates.

What’s your mission? The organization has expanded its mission to promote and stimulate the arts, establish and maintain a permanent collection of Florida artists in the halls of the Van Wezel, award scholarships to residents of Sarasota County and provide grants to arts organizations in the County.

What are your hopes for the future of the bayfront? We look forward to working closely with the Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 organization to provide an exciting bayfront for our entire community.