Join us for a Spanish language 45-minute introduction to the exhibition Behind Closed Doors, facilitated by students from New College of Florida. This tour is included with Museum Admission. To participate, meet in the Searing Wing.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Kay Rosaire is an eighth generation animal trainer. The Rosaires are known worldwide for their gifted animal training ability, for their work within the entertainment and film industry, and as animal educators. Don’t miss this intriguing, informal and informative interview session.
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.
Peter Bowron will present Best in Show, The Dog in Art from the Renaissance to Today. Man's best friend has appeared in art since ancient times, but it was during the Renaissance that dogs were first depicted as individuals with distinct personalities.
Explore the physics of pendulums by looking at flying trapeze artists. Then swing into action with some movement activities and messy tire-swing pendulum paintings on the Bolger Playspace. (Weather permitting.)
Using paintings from the Museum’s collection, this talk presented by Ringling staff will explore one of the most popular subjects in the history of art, the narrative of the birth of Christ.
As we’ll learn from our special exhibition Behind Closed Doors, in Spanish colonial Peru, tupus were elaborate silver pins worn to show social status. With tin foil, black shoe polish and some imagination, you, too, can make a tupu!
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
No figure epitomizes eighteenth-century Europe as effectively as Giacomo Casanova. Journey with Casanova through his Europe and see its art and people through his eyes.