As the winter home to “The Greatest Show on Earth” (the Ringling Brother’s Circus), Sarasota is known for it’s vibrant international arts and theatre entertainment culture. Whether you prefer to take a tour of the prestigious Ringling Museum of Art, critique the latest low budget documentary at the Sarasota Film Festival, catch the latest Broadway production at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, or meander through the pristine art boutiques of St. Armands Circle, Sarasota surely offers something to cleanse the pallet of even the most eclectic art and entertainment enthusiast.


Theater

The Bradenton Sarasota area has a wide range of theaters to visit and enjoy, including the country’s oldest operating dinner theater! Whether you are an aspiring actor, or just want to check out a couple plays,  Sarasota provides you with just the right opportunity.  Check it out! >>>

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Museums

There are some fantastic museums and learning institutes in the Bradenton Sarasota area. These places are fun to visit and they can help you learn about the local history among other things. Unlike most other museums in the area, the Ringling Museum of Art is full of unimaginable artwork from across the globe!  Check it out! >>>

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Arts

There are numerous amazing art programs in the Sarasota Bradenton Area. Whether you are looking to learn, create, or just enjoy the work of others, there are many opportunities for you in the are. Depending on where you live, you can count on there being an art center near to where you live. Art centers are the perfect place to create, buy, and sell works of art.  Check it out! >>>

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Music

The Sarasota and Bradenton area are filled with talented musicians. You can experience a wide variety of music without traveling far at all! No matter what music you prefer, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for. Styles of music in the area include folk, chorale, opera, orchestra, and countless musical performance the Van Wezel Performing Art Hall!  Check it out! >>>

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Cinemas

The Sarasota-Bradenton area is filled with movie theaters of all kinds. We have everything from dollar theaters to IMAX theaters. Whether you are a movie fanatic or just a casual movie watcher, you can be sure to find whatever movie your looking for without traveling very far at all. Here is a list of all the cinemas in Manatee and Sarasota County.  Check it out! >>>

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Institutes and Theaters in the area include:

Banyan Theater Company Asolo Theatre  Art Center Sarasota

Sarasota Arts Council  Sarasota Film Society  Sarasota Opera

 If you are looking for things to do, check out some local attractions!