Who We Are



About Us

Embracing Our Differences is a not-for-profit organization based in Sarasota, Florida, that uses the power of art and education to expand consciousness and open the heart to celebrate the diversity of the human family. It accomplishes this through an annual, large-scale, juried art exhibition and a comprehensive series of educational initiatives, programs and resources designed for teachers and students.

Our Mission

Our mission is to use the transformative power of the arts to educate and inspire to create a better world.

Our Vision

We envision a world that embraces diversity, respects differences and actively rejects hatred and prejudice.