Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a division of Ringling College offers quality arts based educational and cultural programming to the communities of Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Through classes, workshops, exhibitions and events we strive to inspire, enrich and engage community members in the arts, creativity and culture.
Our Hours of Operation for Season are: Tuesdays - Saturdays, 11 AM - 5 PM
You can find us within the historic Longbeach Village at the north end of Longboat Key.
Take John Ringling Causeway west toward St. Armands Circle. Follow signs to Longboat Key. Cross New Pass Bridge and continue on Gulf of Mexico Drive approximately 10 miles. Turn right on Broadway (Chevron station on corner). Take second right on Longboat Drive South. The Center is located three blocks down at the corner of Longboat Drive South and Hibiscus Way.
Take either Manatee Avenue or Cortez Road west to Gulf Drive (State Road 789). Turn south and continue over the Longboat Pass Bridge. Turn left on Broadway (Chevron station on corner). Take second right on Longboat Drive South. The Center is located three blocks down at the corner of Longboat Drive South and Hibiscus Way.
Longboat Key Center for the Arts
6860 Longboat Drive S.
Longboat Key, FL 34228
Ringling College of Art and Design
2700 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895