Member Preview Day

Saturday, November 18

9:30 am – 5 pm

Get the first look at Judy Pfaff: Picking up the Pieces!

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 prepare to be awed by the work of acclaimed artist Judy Pfaff. Her works are immersive in nature and created by artfully combining painting, sculpture, and architecture to express the artist’s angst related to climate change, social issues, and the devastation caused to the Florida coast by Hurricane Ian.

Guided Tour

10:15 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 with Judy Pfaff

1pm Sarasota High School Alumni Auditorium | Sarasota Art Museum

Members are invited to join Judy Pfaff and Rangsook Yoon, Ph.D., senior curator at Sarasota Art Museum for a conversation about the works on view. This talk will explore Pfaff’s sources of inspiration and processes for creating her current project. Learn about her six decades of remarkable and genre-defying artmaking.


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?

Judy Pfaff (American, born 1946). Installation view of Notes on Light and Color, at Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2000. Plaster, dyes, UV fluorescent and incandescent lights, contact paper, pencil, and glass. Courtesy of the artist.
Judy Pfaff (American, born 1946). Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Grace Roselli, Pandora’s BoxX Project, 2019.
Judy Pfaff (American, born 1946). Courtesy of the artist.
Photo: Grace Roselli, Pandora’s BoxX Project, 2019.

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