Public Art Tour

1 hour 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Sarasota has an outstanding collection of public art pieces. On this 90-minute tour aboard our enclosed, air-conditioned van or trolley, visit more than 50 of the city’s public art sculptures, monuments, and murals in charming neighborhoods and downtown Sarasota. Your guide, painter and public art expert Jerome Chesley, helps you see the city through new eyes!

Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 9-passenger van.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: St. Armands Circle, 300 Madison Dr Suite 201, Sarasota, FL 34236-1300

Sculpture has long been an integral part of Sarasota’s cultural legacy. Guests will visit some of our 57+ public art sculptures, monuments, and murals during our 90-minute air-conditioned tour. Between Jorge Blanco’s Bravo on the roundabout at Ringing and Orange, John Henry’s Complexus (in front of One Sarasota Tower) and Seward Johnson’s Bayfront sculpture, Unconditional Surrender, you will get a better sense of the artists, the stories and the history of public art in Sarasota from painter and public art expert Jerome Chesley.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Guests must be 12+; no children under 12 allowed except on our family tours designed for children. Every guest must have a paid ticket in order to board.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • May occasionally run in "Vanna White, " our air-conditioned high-top 9-passenger van
  • Masks are optional aboard our vehicles. We encourage you to wear your mask if you feel more comfortable on our tours.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

April 2022

Jerome was a fabulous guide- enthusiastic, very knowledgeable and showed us a variety of arts all over Sarasota. A fun 2 hours. Highly reccomend. Vicki L

March 2020

Sarasota is known for its support of the arts and riding in the trolley and getting to see so many amazing murals and sculptures throughout the city was SO interesting! We have vacationed down here for over 30 years and yet have missed seeing so much art!! I highly recommend this fun 2 hour tour.

Deidre L
March 2020

This narrated art tour aboard an antique trolley is the perfect way to see all the amazing sculptures, statues, murals, and buildings in beautiful Sarasota. The tour guide, Jerome Chesley, an artist himself, was the perfect guide to highlight the stunning pieces of art we saw on the tour. He wa...

March 2020

I purchased this tour as a pleasant way to familiarize my boyfriend, who’s from Massachusetts, with Sarasota. I’ve lived here for 31 years, and this trolley took us down streets I’d never seen before! It also highlighted sculptures and murals I’ve driven by but never noticed because my eyes were ...

February 2020

Our guide [Jerome/Jerry] and driver, Ziggy provided a fascinating and informative afternoon tour! Although we've visited Sarasota for several years we had no idea how much public art is positioned around the city! Loved the up close peak and informative narrative! Highly recommend the tour for ...

February 2020

this tour was just what I was hoping it would be. We had seen much of the art in front of and on buildings but didn't know anything about it. The tour guide was knowledgable about the artist and pointed out other pieces by the artist, so you could really get a sense of the artist style. Also s...

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