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Exhibitions

Flora Imaginaria Opens July 16 at Selby Gardens

  We're excited to announce our summer exhibition! Flora Imaginaria: The Flower in Contemporary Photography officially opens Saturday, July 16, at our Sarasota campus. The indoor/outdoor exhibition, co-organized with the Foundation for the Exhibition of...

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WATCH: An Evening with Patti Smith

Singer-songwriter, poet, author, and artist Patti Smith visited our Downtown Sarasota campus on February 15, 2022, for An Evening with Patti Smith. This intimate, sold-out performance and conversation focused on Smith's art, her life, her interest in nature, and her...

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Spring Exhibition Workshops at Selby Gardens

If you're enjoying this year's Jean & Alfred Goldstein Exhibition, Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith: Flowers, Poetry, and Light, you may also appreciate one of our upcoming workshops that complement the show. These classes have been curated specifically to help...

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Plants of Dalí

Plants of Dalí

Salvador Dalí was well-known for his surreal paintings. His work often featured everyday objects portrayed with atypical or amorphous forms, his melted watches being one of the most iconic . He was fascinated by irregular shapes and could envision people or animals...

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Salvador Dalí’s “Gardens of the Mind”

Salvador Dalí’s “Gardens of the Mind”

Curator-at Large, Dr. Carol Ockman ROBERT STERLING CLARK PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY EMERITA, WILLIAMS COLLEGE Behind the intriguing, and equally disturbing, soft watches, abstracted heads with noses balanced on the ground, clusters of ants, grimacing lions’ heads,...

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