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11th Annual Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

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Island Park

Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences' annual juried art exhibit has graced downtown Sarasota's bayfront with billboard-sized images created by artists, writers and students from around the world reflecting their interpretation of the message, “enriching lives through diversity.”

Artwork and quotes from students from 10 schools in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties were chosen for the exhibit from an international field of over 6,000 entries.

In all, entries from 20 area artists and 34area-based quote writers were chosen. The Embracing Our Differences exhibits are now showcased simultaneously in Sarasota's Island Park and at Bradenton's Riverwalk,

March 30-June 1.

For more information about Embracing Our Differences, call 941-404-5710, or visit


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  • Starting Sunday, March 30th, 2014, repeated every day until Sunday, June 01, 2014 — all day


Island Park

One Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236


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