Ringling Museum of Art

Asolo Repertory Theatre

The Sarasota Arts Discovery Tour is a unique four day tour to Florida's Cultural Coast. The spectacular itinerary offers arts lovers the opportunity to experience the incredible diversity and quality of our performing and visual arts organizations.

This special tour would be impossible for an independent traveler to create and is made possible by unprecedented collaboration between the arts organizations and local arts lovers.

The four day program from February 23 to 27 includes performances and behind-the-scenes opportunities at the Sarasota Opera, the Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Orchestra, Asolo Rep, Florida Studio Theatre, Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, special private visits and much more.

Accommodations will be at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, the award-winning resort located on the cultural Gulf coast of central west Florida. It is named by Zagat as one of 50 Top Resorts in the U.S. offers championship golf, private beach-front facilities and award-winning dining.

Please contact our tour operator Patron Travel to receive early priority notice of the full itinerary for Sarasota Arts Discovery in February 2012.


For further information on Sarasota Arts Discovery please contact:

Patron Travel
TEL: 1-800-695-6645
FAX: 1-781-641-3558
EMAIL: info@patrontravel.com

sarasota opera

Selby Gardens

Florida Studio Theatre

About Patron Travel

The Arts Council and Community Foundation of Sarasota County are proud to partner with Patron Travel, a highly-respected cultural travel company, whose long association with Sarasota originated with its first donor travel programs for the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in 1993. For twenty five years Patron Travel has been organizing the finest cultural travel programs for trustees and patrons of such institutions as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Smithsonian Institution, Art Institute of Chicago, The Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Harvard University Art Museums, among others. Patron Travel has also developed specialist tours for organizations such as the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra.

For more information
please call: Tel: 800-695-6645 / 781-641-2679
e-mail: info@patrontravel.com


About Sarasota County Arts Council

The Sarasota County Arts Council is a member-powered organization that serves as an advocate for arts and culture in Sarasota County. Founded in 1986 by a group of committed citizens, the Arts Council has administered more than $10 million in grants to area artists and arts organizations. The Arts Council works to ensure arts and culture remain essential to the continuing development of a vibrant, creative community. This is achieved through arts advocacy, education and community outreach.

For more information,
visit www.sarasotaarts.org
Tel: 941-365-5118


Community Foundation of Sarasota County

The Community Foundation is a public charity founded in 1979 by the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council as a bridge between caring individuals and the causes they support, enabling them to make a charitable impact on the community that is For Good. For Ever.® The Nonprofit Resource Center of the Community Foundation is the resource nonprofit organizations trust to provide services, training and consultation that enables them to fulfill their missions. Assets are approximately $173 million. Charla Burchett is Board Chair.

For more information,
visit www.CFSarasota.org
Tel: 941-955-3000