Arts In Manatee County

Sarasota is known around the world for its arts scene. Can Bradenton and Manatee County become a destination for arts and culture? We’re bringing you highlights of a recent Manatee Tiger Bay Club discussion with Dr. Robyn Bell, director of instrumental studies at State College of Florida and conductor of The Pops Orchestra; Martha Wells, community engagement director with the South Florida Museum; Janene Amick, executive director of The Manatee Players, Inc.; and Don Cosgrove, who serves on the board of directors of the Village of the Arts.

Robyn Bell
Martha Wells
Janene Amick
Don Cosgrove
Director of Instrumental Studies at State College of Florida and conductor of The Pops Orchestra in Sarasota and Bradenton
Community Engagement Director with the South Florida Museum
Executive Director of The Manatee Players, Inc.
Village of the Arts Board of Directors

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Tiger Bay August 2015

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