Kids Quests are 45-minute sessions facilitated by a museum educator, featuring conversations and a game surrounding one or two featured objects in The Ringling’s collection. There is a $2 cost per child and this fee gives the family access to the featured venue for the rest of the day.
Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Discover unexpected similarities between early museums and modern circuses, and see how both used curiosities to appeal to their respective audiences. This Gallery Walk & Talk will be led by Museum Staff.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
Inside the Vault explores the significance of The Ringling Art Library’s unique collections. This program will be presented by Jennifer Friedman, Instruction and Research Services Librarian at the Ringling College of Art and Design and Bridget Elmer, Coordinator of the Letterpress and Books Arts Center.
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.
Join us in the Searing Wing and the exhibition featuring the work of Florida State University Fine Arts faculty members. Artists Mark Messersmith, Lilian Garcia-Roig, Ray Burggraf, Judy Rushin, and Carrie Ann Baade will be on hand in the galleries for informal discussions.
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.
During the Ming dynasty, fashion was more than a statement of style, it was an indicator of your status. We invite all fashionistas to look at some of the small, but significantly stylish objects in the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China