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.
When you think of Florida, images of blue water and swaying palms come to mind. Florida's tropical climate makes it one of the best places for growing palms. This series of workshops provides the homeowner the knowledge and the know-how to create Florida-friendly landscapes.
The Ringling Art Library discusses garden books from the Art Library's Special Collection. Many of these books are by notable garden designers and historians who had a strong influence on landscaping of the period, and perhaps on the grounds and gardens of the Ringling.
Join us for this hi-lite tour of Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth Century China led by Dr. Fan Zhang, Curator of Asian Art at The Ringling and curator of this exhibition. Rich in history and sumptuous objects, this show deserves a close look.
This engaging program will enhance your understanding and appreciation of the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China. Reception to follow. Presented by David Robinson and Robert H.N. Ho Professor of Asian Studies and History, Colgate University, NY
A classically trained dancer, Margie was performing with the corps de ballet at Radio city Music Hall while the Ringling show was hiring dancers. Margie was selected and found herself rehearsing at Winter Quarters in Sarasota. She went on to have a career as an aerialist with the Wallenda Family.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
Learn more about one of the most interesting and expansive periods of China's long history. The Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) produced great works of art and architecture and explored new ideas in religion and philosophy.
Mary Jane responded to a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ad in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune to audition for the circus season. In spite of her youth, she was hired immediately after she impressed the aerial director. Reception to follow.