Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236


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Bequeathed in 1975 by Marie Selby for public enjoyment, Selby Gardens is a Bayfront garden oasis. It is made up of many smaller gardens containing plants from  a world-renowned living plant collection, assembled primarily from New Tropic locations.   

Housed in the residence of Christy Payne, the museum showcases nature-related art exhibits featuring compelling local, national and international artists. Popular shows include  the annual Juried Photography Exhibition.