Events & Reunions

Van Wezel Backstage and Art Collection Tour

Sponsored by:

Tufts Alumni West Florida

Location: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL | See Map

When: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 11:00 am (iCal)


Join Tufts Alumni West Florida for a behind-the-scenes look at the other side of the curtain at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. This landmark Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation building is the world’s only purple seashell-shaped hall. Docents from the Fine Arts Society of Sarasota will lead a tour which will introduce you to paintings and sculptures of Florida’s most renowned artists and give you the opportunity to view the workings of a sophisticated backstage operation. Afterwards, enjoy lunch with fellow alumni at the charming Hotel Indigo.


To register, please sign up online or call Emily Donahue in the Office of Alumni Relations at 617-627-4039. Please register by Thursday, January 3.


$5 for tour, $20 for lunch (includes entrée, side dishes, dessert and beverage). All alumni and guests are welcome.


Questions? Please contact Beverly Peterman at or 941-387-0451.