The Education Center houses the extensive Art Library and provides classroom space for adult and childrens programming that enriches and enlivens interest in art. The Education Center is also home to our state-of-the-art Conservation Lab where the treasures of the Museum, Ca' d’Zan, Circus Museum and Historic Asolo Theater are preserved and protected.
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 Art Library discusses garden books from the Art Library's Special Collection. Many of these books are by notable garden designers and historians who had a strong influence on landscaping of the period, and perhaps on the grounds and gardens of the Ringling.
Learn more about one of the most interesting and expansive periods of China's long history. The Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) produced great works of art and architecture and explored new ideas in religion and philosophy.
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
Join us for this program that will focus on Paul Rudolph's Legacy in Florida. The program will include a visit to the Walker Guest House located on The Ringling grounds and a book signing event with architect and Rudolph scholar Joe King.
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.