Joseph’s Coat Skyspace is a triumph of technology, engineering and aesthetics. The Skyspace, created by internationally renowned artist James Turrell, is a gathering place for contemplation, and sustained experience.
Precarious Possessions is an installation of life-sized Victorian furniture recreated in glass sculpture. Each of the three works, Crib, Cradle, and Sideboard with Blue China represents a particular moment in our lifespan and reminds us of our ties to the objects which define us through societal conventions.
Through circus posters, explore the changing nature of commercial printing from wood block to the modern offset lithography process.
Over 100 years after Marcel Duchamp changed the course of Western art by joining two ordinary objects, a bicycle wheel and a stool, together, contemporary artists make widespread use of the everyday.
The Ringling Museum of Art has a noteworthy collection of more than 250 fans, some of which are exhibited in these two galleries reflecting the heritage of fans from many parts of the world. One gallery focuses on Asian fan traditions, and one on European fan traditions.
Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Tour the “living collections” of the Bayfront Gardens. This walking tour will introduce you to interesting botanical specimens on the estate while providing a historic overview of the development of the property.
Trenton Doyle Hancock is best known for his extended series of visual work that develops the intricate personal mythology of the Mounds and the Vegans, two diametrically opposed universal forces that play out the archetypal battle between good and evil.
The beauty and richness of cello combine with piano and two extraordinary musicans to experience the music of Faure, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff as well as a special arrangement of "Estrallita" by Ponce/Heifetz.
What makes people decide to collect things? We'll read a story and chat about collections and Cabinets of Curiosities. We'll also go on a scavenger hunt in Mac Premo's Dumpster Project!