Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Throughout the world, the fan has served a variety of uses, from cooling device to fashionable accessory, reflecting functions and designs appropriate to their countries. In this Walk and Talk, we will discuss the exhibition Fan-tastic, a display of fans from Europe and Asia from the Ringling’s permanent collection.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Learn about the Ringlings' yacht, the Zalophus, and play a boat-themed game. We'll even try floating our own tiny homemade boats!
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
This lecture will highlight how archaeological evidence enhances the understanding of the Chinese porcelain that was present in the Colonial South and how a decorative arts perspective can broaden the stories archaeology can tell.
Mother’s Day will be just around the corner; join museum staff in an exploration of motherly love in the Ringling’s permanent collection. We will examine the joys and the extremes of filial obligations, highlighting some famous—or notorious—mothers and children.
How do plants grow? Join us to learn all about Mable Ringling's famous garden, and how all those roses grow to be as big as they are. You will also be able to play fun games on the field and have a very special plant of your own to take home!
Inside the Vault is a quarterly lecture series that explores the significance of The Ringling Art Library’s unique collections. This program will be presented by Matt Knight, Coordinator of Special Collections at the University of South Florida.
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.