Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Marvel at the extreme derring-do of the Zacchini family’s famous Human Cannonball Act, which used air pressure. Build and experiment with air cannons of your own using recycled materials, and see how far your pom-pom ammo will fly! This family program connects features of The Ringling to hands-on activities.
Richard Aste will speak on Brooklyn's pan-American approach to its New World collections while providing a focus on objects from the Caribbean Basin, a region often overlooked in Spanish-American surveys, but integral to understanding Florida's own history.
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.
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.
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.
In this family workshop you will hunt for architectural details on the exterior of the Ca’d’Zan, draw your favorites and imagine some original designs of your own. Transform these details into prints through a simple printmaking process, and add some watercolor background.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
Heidi Herriott is the third generation of a multi-talented family revered throughout the circus community. Herriott is a horsewoman extraordinaire who specializes in trick horses, liberty and dancing horses. Don’t miss this intriguing, informal and informative interview session.
In conjunction with the exhibition, Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898, we invite you to this study day that will offer insights into the culture of Spanish Colonial America through an exploration of how material culture was used to construct identity and display status in the New World.