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.
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.
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 how current publications are the primary medium for perceiving ephemeral contemporary art.
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.