ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
Acclaimed artist Beth Lipman, informed by the history of the still life, transforms the objects of everyday life into exquisite glass sculptures that engage the viewer in a commentary on the role of objects in our lives and our relationship to them. Join us for this gallery talk presented by Museum Staff.
Museum tour and film discussion. Curators and Conservators share an insider’s view on the science of art authentification plus enjoy the documentary feature film, Who The #$&% Is Jackson Pollock?
A Museum tour followed by a film and film discussion. Art handlers and couriers travel with priceless art from museum to museum. They will share their tales of taking a masterpiece on tour. Plus, the film Bean, Starring Rowan Atkinson.
A Museum tour followed by a film and film discussion. f you think it’s easy to steal the art, our Security staff advises you to “think again.” Plus, The Thomas Crown Affair Starring Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo.
This film, The Rising Tide, directed by Robert Adanto, looks at the emerging post-Mao art scene in China through the works of several prominent artists some of whom are featured in the exhibition, Seeing the Unseen. The film will be introduced by the director and then followed by a post-screening discussion.
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. Registration for this event is now open.
Inside the Vault is a quarterly lecture series that explores the significance of The Ringling Art Library’s unique collections. Join us for a discussion on the Library and Legacy of The Ringling's first Director, Arthur Everett “Chick” Austin.
This talk by Ringling staff will explore the art and the issues presented in Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898.