As awe-inspiring as any work of art, The Ringling Bayfront Gardens are a living treasure. Courting couples statuary watch over Mable’s Rose Garden. The shade the majestic Banyan trees provide. The delight inspired by the whimsy of the Dwarf Garden. The echoes from the past where the Circus King finally rests in the Secret Garden. The cooling breezes that blow along the Bayfront Promenade and Millennium Tree Trail. This is a place of nature’s making and man’s design.
The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. Please present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.
Enjoy a different jazz band under a tent each evening as the sun sets on Sarasota Bay. Free of charge with your RIAF ticket stub or museum admission. Food and beverages available for purchase.
When you think of Florida, images of blue water and swaying palms come to mind. Florida's tropical climate makes it one of the best places for growing palms. This series of workshops provides the homeowner the knowledge and the know-how to create Florida-friendly landscapes.
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Kids Quests are 45-minute sessions facilitated by a museum educator, featuring conversations and a game surrounding one or two featured objects in The Ringling’s collection. There is a $2 cost per child and this fee gives the family access to the featured venue for the rest of the day.