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.
The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. Please present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.
Join fellow Members and be the first to see the special exhibition Back and Forth: Thinking in Paint, featuring works by College of Fine Arts painting faculty from Florida State University. This event is open to all Members at all levels.
Live music, art and atmosphere in the Museum of Art Courtyard! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Check out up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. We’ll even leave the lights on in the galleries late-night.
Friends of the Library are invited to meet with experienced Librarians leading behind-the-scenes tours, lectures, and receptions showcasing the Library’s unique collections.
Enjoy free admission to The Ringling and other participating museums throughout the United States.
Circle Members are invited to attend an exclusive preview of the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China with Fan Zhang, the Helga Wall-Apelt Associate Curator of Asian Art. Dinner will follow the reception.
Join fellow Members and be the first to see the special exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China, featuring recent finds of court treasures from the tombs of provincial princes of the early Ming Dynasty. This event is open to all Members at all levels.
In between performances, please stop by the Gatehouse Patio at The Ringling Visitors Pavilion and join other festival patrons for lite-bites, libations, and lively conversations. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. This event is included with your RIAF ticket.
Enjoy a different jazz band under a tent each evening as the sun sets on Sarasota Bay. Free of charge with your RIAF ticket stub or museum admission. Food and beverages available for purchase.