- Monday January 7, 2013
- 8:00am - 11:00pm
- 1001 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34233
- Wendy Gurkis, President
- Group Hosting:
- Ringling College / Sarasota Museum of Art /SMOA
- Group Benefiting:
- Sarasota Museum of Art / SMOA
- Wendy Gurkis
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Renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty will be in Sarasota for SMOA's 2013 “ARTmuse” program, January 7-26, 2013. Dougherty's imaginative monumental sculptures made of trees, twigs, vines, and other natural materials can be seen around the world. During his three-week Sarasota project, the artist will build a site-specific installation on the grounds of the historic Sarasota High School, future home of the Sarasota Museum of Art/ SMOA. The public will have many opportunities to view the artist at work and everyone is encouraged to stop by the high school to see the work in progress and witness his creation as it unfolds and evolves. The high school is located at 1001 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.
PHOTO GALLERY: Community Open House
On March 8, the community of Longboat Key was invited to attend an Open House showcasing all town departments and the services they provide. The morning included demonstrations, tours and opportunities to learn more about issues that affect the Key.
PHOTO GALLERY: Polo Under the Palms
With sunglasses and drinks in hand, attendees of the fourth Polo Under the Palms event March 8 at the Sarasota Polo Club grounds, enjoyed the sunshine and a polo match. Proceeds from food and drink sales benefited research, education and patient care programs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Center for Building Hope.
PHOTO GALLERY: Just Play Sports Fest
Attendees of the Just Play Sports Fest March 8, munched on snow cones, enjoyed a backyard tailgate party with live music from Gamble Creek, and spent the afternoon at Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch playing cornhole, and other games. The day began with a 5K run in the morning, and continued with a lacrosse tournament, which lasted throughout the day, in addition to the outdoor festival. Event coordinator Todd Herrick planned to charge event participates $10 for adults and $5 for children, but decided to waive the fees and promote the sale of raffle tickets for prizes. Proceeds from the sports-centered event benefited The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
PHOTO GALLERY: International Women's Day
Ladies in Sarasota and Manatee counties celebrated International Women's Day March 8, during a special luncheon at the Polo Grill and Bar in Lakewood Ranch.