In presenting the artistic world of Salvador Dali at Selby Gardens, there is an intention for visitors to experience the grounds and exhibit using all of their five senses. To add to the sights and senses of the horticultural and art displays of the exhibition, sounds and visually palpable experiences created by a variety of cultural performances will add to the sensory experience throughout the five month exhibit. Each evening performance will include full access to the Gardens, light bites, and wine and beer in Michael’s on the Bay. *Conservatory and mansion close 7 p.m.
$60 for adult guests, $55 for members
FEBRUARY 26: Sarasota Opera
Join us as we showcase the talented dancers of The Sarasota Ballet Studio Company and students from The Margaret Barbieri Conservatory. The program will include excerpts from classical ballets including Le Corsaire, Don Quixote and Raymonda, along with new choreography by Sarasota Ballet soloist, Richard House. A feast of dance for everyone.
APRIL 15: TBD
MAY 20: West Coast Black Theatre
JUNE 10: Sarasota Music Festival – a program of Sarasota Orchestra
Sarasota in June Never Sounded so Good! For three weeks each June, internationally recognized guest artists and student musicians come together in Florida to study and perform chamber music. The Sarasota Music Festival is a magical combination of youthful promise and acclaimed talent that carries a reputation as one of the finest classical-music events in the nation.
This three-week residency program brings together 60 exceptional young musicians and 40 renowned faculty artists for a series of coaching sessions, lectures, rehearsals and performances in Sarasota. Student participants are selected from nearly 500 applicants. The Sarasota Music Festival has earned a place in the music world as one of the premier teaching and chamber music festivals in the United States. For three weeks each June, the unique and highly focused experience at the Festival provides a springboard for the training and promotion of exemplary young musicians, while also providing a performance platform for some of the most distinguished chamber musicians and faculty in the world.