The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County announces 2017 InspireSarasota!

InspireSarasota! runs from October 23 – November 4 with activities, events and performances throughout this time. The Alliance will host the official kick-off and finale events. The kick-off event, Celebration of the Arts, is on October 23 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. This is a free event open to the public featuring performances by four of our great arts organizations encompassing dance, musical theater and honoring community arts leaders.

The InspireSarasota! Festival on November 4 will be held in downtown Sarasota at Five Points Park featuring performances by youth and cultural groups, booths with information from organizations on their upcoming seasons, and activities for all ages.

Please click on the following links for volunteer form, tent registration and/or performance application.

Volunteer Registration

Tent Registration 

Performance Application

Arts & Cultural Alliance • 941/365.5118×304 •
Donna De Poalo •
Andres Knies •

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Did you know that the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County the only organization in Sarasota County working daily to promote every discipline in the arts?

Did you know the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County:

  • Provides advocacy support for area arts and cultural organizations and individual artists. We also advocate for local, regional, state, and national funding.
  • Provides funding through Tourist Development Cultural/Arts, John Ringling Towers Fund, and Opportunity grant programs.
  • Provides programming and advocacy for arts in education and arts in healthcare. We also produce community cultural events and facilitate local initiatives.
  • Conducts countywide Arts and Cultural Economic Impact Studies.

Join today and have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to sustain and grow arts and cultures in Sarasota County! CLICK HERE to become a member!