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Exhibition Evenings

To build a deeper understanding of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith: Flowers, Poetry, and Light, guests enjoy an evening at our Downtown Sarasota campus to experience the exhibition in a new light. Includes cocktail reception and performance by a leading Sarasota performing arts organization on the terrace or inside of the Selby Gardens Event Center.


Sarasota Opera

March 9, 2022, 6 to 8 p.m.

Sponsored by Mike and Dee Bennett

Strings Con Brio

April 13, 2022, 6 to 8 p.m.


Sarasota Ballet’s Margaret Barbieri Conservatory 

May 11, 2022, 6 to 8 p.m.