Member Preview Day – IMPACT

Saturday, March 9

Get the first look at Impact: Contemporary Artists at the Hermitage
Artist Retreat.

Member Coffee
9:30- 11 am in Bistro

Start your day off right with a complimentary cup of freshly brewed coffee in the Bistro then visit the exhibition and see the work of ten contemporary artists from the Hermitage Artist Retreat across the second floor. 

Guided Tour

10:15 am OR 11:15 am
Meet in the Wendy G. Surkis & Peppi Elona Lobby

Please join us for a guided tour of this exciting new exhibition.

Opening Day Talk: What is Impact?

1 pm Thomas McGuire Hall | Sarasota Art Museum

Members are invited to join Dan Cameron, guest curator of Impact: Contemporary Artists at the Hermitage Art Retreat and former Hermitage Curatorial Council member, for a special artist panel at Sarasota Art Museum featuring four of the participating artists. 


And while you are here, why not use your Member Discount to enjoy brunch or lunch in Bisto and grab some great merchandise from SHOP?

Diana Al-Hadid (Syrian-American, born 1981). Al 'Ayn, 2023. Polymer gypsum, fiberglass, steel, plaster, metal leaf and pigment, 63 x 82 1/2 x 4 in. © Diana Al-Hadid. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Kasmin, New York.

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