Museum Exterior
2121 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota,FL 34234

 Whimsy Museum™ 

Open October 30, 2014 - May 30, 2015

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 1 PM - 4 PM (FREE !!!)


Come visit our Museum and Sculpture Gardens....a phenomenal experience that will make you smile!  

The Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy, is a new and unique Museum dedicated to the creative human spirit and raising the importance of Whimsical Art.  We represent mostly living female and male artists equally.  Our exhibit is a collection of light-hearted paintings, sculpture and stained glass. The outdoor Gardens feature grand pink flamingos, a spinning ballerina and a stainless steel rocket ship. They’re nestled within a canopied historic oak grove with cascading orchids and indigenous tropical plants.  Being here will inspire your creativity and touch your heart!!!

Please come to see all of our breathtaking new acquisitions for the 2014-2015 Exhibit!  



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Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy, Inc. is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization as described in Section 501(c)3 of the IRS Code. Our Federal Tax Identification Number is 27-0328538.  Contributions are deductible under Section 170 of the Code. Because no goods or services have been provided in connection with this gift, the full amount is deductible to the fullest extent provided by law.  For more information, please call 941-364-3399.  All donations are warmly appreciated and readily accepted.

The Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy is located at 2121 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234.  Use the map below to get directions from your location!


"Tickled pink about our Museum and Gardens"

Orange Flamingo Giant by Fredrick Prescott

"Lace Slipper" by Joe DeMarco & Granite Base by Ed Monti


The Lee Family Arch

The Lee Family Arch welcomes our visitors with a fascinating archway of sea shells, gems, beads, crystals, stones, pearls, marbles, Mom and Dad's watches, stick pins, earrings, Lee Company lapel pins, tie tacks, and even a minnow. These are actual family momentos and other items that represent the rest of the generous, creative, and supportive family members and friends of Museum Founder and Curator, Marietta Lee; such as her parents, Leighton and Marietta Lee; her five brothers; Aunt Bev; Cousin Newy;  Grandmother and  Grandfather Fagan.  This arch was created to honor them and all of the ongoing hard work of the Lee and Fagan Families that made this Museum possible.   

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"The Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy makes your soul sing!" - Joy Mohet