During the Ming dynasty, fashion was more than a statement of style, it was an indicator of your status. We invite all fashionistas to look at some of the small, but significantly stylish objects in the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China
Here's your opportunity to meet William "Bill" Taggart, Circus Historian, who made good on the threat. After graduating from college, Bill Taggart went to work for the Ringling show. Get your tickets in advance for this intriguing, informal, and informative interview sessions.
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.
Founded in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran, the Corcoran Gallery of Art's mission was to be "dedicated to art and used solely for the purpose of encouraging the American genius". Former Corcoran curator, Sarah Cash, will discuss a number of Corcoran objects how they fit into their new home in the National Gallery.
Using paintings from the Museum’s collection, this talk presented by Ringling staff will explore one of the most popular subjects in the history of art, the narrative of the birth of Christ.
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.
Writer, educator, and arts patron Charlotte Perret shares the fascinating stories behind the creation of her book, "At Their Doorstep" – an historic and pictorial account of the itinerant street fairs that brought mass entertainment to the neighborhoods of early 20th-century Paris.