Imagery of knights in shining armor are woven throughout the history of American popular culture. Founded with the democratic values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, from its beginning, the United States has idealized the traits of courage, piety, and civility that are embodied in images of knights.
Support graduate students from the Museum & Cultural Heritage Studies program in residency at The Ringling on a study tour of Gainesville! A vibrant city of art & history, Gainesville offers students an opportunity to visit wonderful cultural institutions.
On Saturday, April 6, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, The Ringling welcomes you to enjoy free Admission in recognition of meeting the historic $100 million comprehensive campaign goal. Visitors are invited to explore the The Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Bayfront Gardens, and the first floor of Ca' d'Zan.
Look forward to a day-long program of cultural exploration, including a series of lectures from scholars speaking on Indian art, literature, philosophy, and popular culture; music and dance performances; art-making and other activities for families; and a market featuring local food and artisan vendors.