Marcy & Michael Klein Plaza, Photo: Ryan Gamma
Marcy & Michael Klein Plaza
Photo: Ryan Gamma

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Program Guide

Schedule At A Glance

SPOTLIGHT / CURATOR / ARTIST TALKS

CURATOR TALK: INSIDE LOOK
Fall/Winter Exhibitions

Thursday, January 27 from 6 pm – 7 pm

CURATOR TALK
Effigies: Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Danner Washburn

Thursday, February 10 from 6 pm – 7 pm

ARTIST TALK
Danner Washburn
Effigy : Hemric

Thursday, March 10 from 6 pm – 7 pm

JAZZ THURSDAYS

Jazz Thursday

Thursday, February 10 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Jazz Thursday

Thursday, March 10 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

FREE DAY

Free Second Sundays @ SAM

Sunday, February 13 from 11 am – 4:45 pm

January

Installation view of "Judith Linhares: The Artist as Curator"
Installation view of Judith Linhares: The Artist as Curator
Emory Conetta

CURATOR TALK: Inside Look

Fall/Winter Exhibitions

Thursday, January 27

6 – 7 pm

Sarasota High School Alumni Auditorium

FREE for Members
$20 Not-Yet Members

Join Assistant Curator Emory Conetta in exploring this season’s new exhibitions. The program will discuss the Museum’s newest initiatives and provide insight into the behind-the-scenes work that made these exhibitions possible.

Enjoy the exhibitions prior to the program!
Gallery hours are extended until 6 pm this evening.

February

Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (L.A.)
Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled"(L.A.) at Sarasota Art Museum
Emory Conetta

CURATOR TALK

Effigies: Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Danner Washburn

Thursday, February 10

6 – 7 pm

Thomas McGuire Hall

FREE for Members
$20 Not-Yet Members

Assistant Curator Emory Conetta will explore the works of Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Danner Washburn currently on view at the Museum; specifically, how each artist uses unconventional materials to create an effigy of a person, place, or memory. This event coincides with extended gallery hours. We invite you to enjoy the exhibitions before and after the program.
Jazz Thursdays

Jazz Thursdays

Jazz Thursday

Thursday, February 10

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sarasota Art Museum

FREE for Members
$20 Not-Yet Members

Sarasota Art Museum invites you to be our guest at Jazz Thursday at SAM!

Mark your calendars for live jazz at Sarasota Art Museum, hosted by the Jazz Club of Sarasota!

Join us every second Thursday from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm for music and drinks on the Marcy & Michael Klein Plaza, and art in the galleries.

Sip on refreshing cocktails and enjoy small bites in the Bistro. Each month features a different style of jazz, from straight-ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and so much more.
Free Day

FREE DAY

Free Second Sundays @ SAM Activities

Sunday, February 13

Join us for Free Second Sundays @ SAM!

Bring your friends and family to explore new art and thought-provoking exhibitions, and participate in our fun activities.

Musical Interludes – 12 pm to 1:30 pm 
Join us for music on the Marcy & Michael Klein Plaza.

What’s your medium?- 2 pm to 4 pm
An intergenerational art activity for discovering various artistic mediums

Ringling Studio + Digital Arts Free Studio Day Activities – 11am to 4:30pm
Free ceramics activity! Personalize your own ceramic puzzle piece! Help to create The Community Puzzle!

Free figure drawing session with a live model! Bring Your Own Drawing Materials!

Support for Free Second Sundays @ SAM is provided by the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Logo

March

Danner Washburn, Fertile, 2021, Porcelain figurine, NC 95 tobacco seed, collards seed, summer squash seed, sweet corn seed, neutral pH adhesive, 3 x 1 ¼ x 2 in., Courtesy of the artist
Danner Washburn, Fertile, 2021
Porcelain figurine, NC 95 tobacco seed, collards seed, summer squash seed, sweet corn seed, neutral pH adhesive
3 x 1 ¼ x 2 in.

Courtesy of the artist

Danner Washburn
Danner Washburn
Photo: Austin Joffe/STITCH Design Shop
Emory Conetta

ARTIST TALK

Danner Washburn

Effigy : Hemric

Thursday, March 10

6 – 7 pm

Sarasota High School Alumni Auditorium

FREE for Members
$20 Not-Yet Members

Artist Danner Washburn (b.1994, North Carolina) and Assistant Curator, Emory Conetta, will discuss the artist’s current exhibition, Effigy : Hemric. The program will explore Washburn’s process of collecting and transforming found objects and his interest in the Yadkin Valley (North Carolina) tobacco culture and industry.

This event coincides with extended gallery hours. We invite you to enjoy the exhibition, Effigy : Hemric, before and after the program.
Jazz Thursdays

Jazz Thursdays

Jazz Thursday

Thursday, March 10

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sarasota Art Museum

FREE for Members
$20 Not-Yet Members

Sarasota Art Museum invites you to be our guest at Jazz Thursday at SAM!

Mark your calendars for live jazz at Sarasota Art Museum, hosted by the Jazz Club of Sarasota!

Join us every second Thursday from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm for music and drinks on the Marcy & Michael Klein Plaza, and art in the galleries.

Sip on refreshing cocktails and enjoy small bites in the Bistro. Each month features a different style of jazz, from straight-ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and so much more.