Using her expertise, Deborah Serbousek, Admissions Manager, The Ringling, has used receipts, photos and a few articles of clothing to enrich our understanding of Mrs. Ringling through her fashion sense.
The Literati discusses The Scent of Scandal by Craig Pittman. Designed to intrigue, inspire and educate, the Literati Book Club at The Ringling Library celebrates art’s many contributions to the literary world.
In 1946, Annie Solomon settled in Sarasota with her husband, artist Syd Solomon. Explore Sarasota’s cultural history through a series of Informative one-hour interviews recorded for The Ringling Archives at the Historic Asolo Theater.
Artist of the Hermitage, Fay Ku’s works on paper are narrative, figurative and psychological. She describes her mind as associative where current events recall historical or mythical ones, and relate to ideas in language, science, and stories.
Examine the long and distinguished history of glass and how artists have reframed that largely functional history. While respecting the traditions from which it came, contemporary artists have embraced glass as an intriguing opportunity for exploring challenges in sculpture.
Join Kelly Zacovic, Ringling Curatorial and Archives Research Fellow, as she shares one of the many marvels of the Ringling archives. She will discuss materials that chronicle the 18th and 19th century European origins of the circus and how it developed into the wondrous spectacle we know it to be today.
Inside the Vault is a quarterly lecture series that explores the significance of The Ringling Art Library’s unique collections. This lecture on The Garden as Botanical Museum will give a brief history of the garden, featuring an in-depth look into our rare book collection.
As a long-time resident, this distinguished community leader has seen Sarasota grow from an emerging artist colony in the 1950s to become the cultural center it is today. Explore Sarasota’s cultural history through a series of Informative one-hour interviews recorded for The Ringling Archives.
Growing roses was challenging in Mable Ringling’s day. Today, scientific advances have made it easier, but it still takes some special know-how. Get that know-how from The Ringling staff members who care for Florida’s oldest continuous public rose garden.
Due to popular demand this event has sold out! Please consider attending one of the other RInging in Bloom events. There is a second Flower arranging Workshop on March 1.