Press Releases

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Hermitage Artist Retreat appoints Andy Sandberg as artistic director and CEO
December 4, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents four free community programs in December
November 27, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat welcomes new board president Leslie Dignam Edwards
November 25, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents November programs: “Viola Works from J.S. Bach to Philip Glass” with Ralph Farris, and “Smart in Medicine, A New Era” with Alexa Miller
October 25, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat uses John Ringling Towers grant for renovation of historic structure
September 26, 2019

Acclaimed composer and performer Daniel Bernard Roumain to headline at the Hermitage’s 2019 Artful Lobster fundraiser
September 25, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents October programs: “Historical Activism in Song and Print,” and “Falling Birds, Falling Man”
September 14, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat Uses Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grant for Special Project
September 10, 2019

Composer Chelsea Komschlies wins the 2019 Hermitage Prize in Aspen
August 26, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat appoints new development director
August 21, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant to help fund the organization’s 2019-2020 community arts and cultural programs
August 2, 2019

Hermitage STARs announced for 2019
June 24, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Fridays @ 5: “Musical Theater in the Making” with composer/lyricist Adam Gwon
April 25, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Fridays @ 5: “Suntelia” with Kaylene McCaw
April 17, 2019

Nationally acclaimed artists highlight the Greenfield Prize celebration of artistic excellence
March 27, 2019

Hermitage Founding Executive Director Bruce E. Rodgers to retire in December
March 26, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Fridays @ 5: “Red Tide: The History, Causes and Future”
March 8, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Fridays @ 5: “The Decaying Frame” with filmmaker Bill Morrison, and “What’s Blooming Now” with multimedia artist Laurie Olinder
February 21, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Hermitage North @ New College: “How (Not) to Read Poetry”
February 21, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat receives $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
February 15, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents 2019 Greenfield Prize in Music to Helga Davis
February 11, 2019

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Book Club Meeting with author Andrea Kleine, and Fridays @ 5: PoetryLife’s Favorite Poem Reading
January 31, 2019

Hermitage North @ New College – International Contemporary Ensemble: “Words and Music”
January 14, 2019

Fridays @ 5 – Two Lives Devoted to Art: Linda Brooks and Dan Cameron
January 4, 2019

Fridays @ 5 – “Prelude to a Kiss: The Musical in the Making” with Craig Lucas, Daniel Messé and Sean Hartley
December 20, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Hermitage North @ New College: “LGBT Opera, Then and Now”
December 10, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat announces keynote speaker for 2019 Muse Luncheon
November 12, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Hermitage North @ New College
October 25, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Artful Lobster
October 3, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents Fridays @ 5
September 26, 2018

Composer Sid Richardson wins the 2018 Hermitage Prize
August 26, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents “Film and Musical Theater in the Making”
August 10, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents historic home tours
August 6, 2018

Hermitage Artist Retreat presents two community programs in August
July 25, 2018

Hermitage STARs announced for 2018
June 26, 2018