Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
The Ringling offers Saturday for Educators throughout the school year. Educators may attend this program to learn about the Ringling's permanent collection and special exhibitions, network with other educators, and refresh their creative spirit. Registration for this event is now open.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
Inside the Vault is a quarterly lecture series that explores the significance of The Ringling Art Library’s unique collections. Join us for a discussion on the Library and Legacy of The Ringling's first Director, Arthur Everett “Chick” Austin.
The Ringling has some majestic gardens, but not everywhere can be so lucky. After exploring the grounds and playing poetry games in the garden, we’ll make seed bombs so you can stealthily beautify your neighborhood. This facilitated program connects features of The Ringling campus to hands-on activity.
In this Family Workshop, young adventurers will investigate Danny Lyon’s photo series, The Bikeriders, and its daring spirit. Exploring individuality and transportation, kids imagine their own vehicle and create it with a myriad of art supplies.
The early Jesuits believed a picture was worth a thousand words. Instead of describing events in the gospels to potential converts, showing them an illustration was much more powerful and effective. Join us in this discussion with Professor Jean Michel Massing.
How would you go about planning a sculpture garden? In this Family Workshop, we give it a try as we make terrariums, and then make clay figurines to pose as tiny sculptures inside. For inspiration, we’ll also turn to the sculpture courtyard at the Ringling Museum of Art.
Marvel at the extreme derring-do of the Zacchini family’s famous Human Cannonball Act, which used air pressure. Build and experiment with air cannons of your own using recycled materials, and see how far your pom-pom ammo will fly! This family program connects features of The Ringling to hands-on activities.
Richard Aste will speak on Brooklyn's pan-American approach to its New World collections while providing a focus on objects from the Caribbean Basin, a region often overlooked in Spanish-American surveys, but integral to understanding Florida's own history.