Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Enjoy free admission to The Ringling and other 1400 partcipating museums throughout the United States.
The Ringling has some majestic gardens, but not everywhere can be so lucky. After exploring the grounds and playing poetry games in the garden, we’ll make seed bombs so you can stealthily beautify your neighborhood. This facilitated program connects features of The Ringling campus to hands-on activity.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
In this Family Workshop, young adventurers will investigate Danny Lyon’s photo series, The Bikeriders, and its daring spirit. Exploring individuality and transportation, kids imagine their own vehicle and create it with a myriad of art supplies.
The early Jesuits believed a picture was worth a thousand words. Instead of describing events in the gospels to potential converts, showing them an illustration was much more powerful and effective. Join us in this discussion with Professor Jean Michel Massing.
How would you go about planning a sculpture garden? In this Family Workshop, we give it a try as we make terrariums, and then make clay figurines to pose as tiny sculptures inside. For inspiration, we’ll also turn to the sculpture courtyard at the Ringling Museum of Art.
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.
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.
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.