It’s Small Business Saturday! Yeah!

Small Business Saturday takes place today! It’s kind of a big deal here on the island. That’s because Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens is one of the perennial organizers of Shop Small Saturday. Many Matlacha Island businesses will be taking part in the event again this year, and it all starts at Lovegrove Gallery and Gardens, where [...]

November 25th, 2017|Art|

Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy now open

I am thrilled to tell tell you that The Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy is now open for the season. Located at 2121 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, the museum is dedicated to “collecting, preserving and exhibiting works of artistic and whimsical importance” and enjoys a growing reputation for collecting and exhibiting culturally-significant, contemporary artwork [...]

November 24th, 2017|Art, Gallery|

Sand sculpting championship worth seeing

The 31st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship and Beach Festival is drawing to a close. It is worth taking the time out of shopping to go see it. Including amateurs, 27 total sculptors who have over 400 competition medals and many world championships among them took part in the event. There were 17 solo sculptors, 4 teams in [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Art, Creative|