Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
As we’ll learn from our special exhibition Behind Closed Doors, in Spanish colonial Peru, tupus were elaborate silver pins worn to show social status. With tin foil, black shoe polish and some imagination, you, too, can make a tupu!
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Holidays!
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy New Year!
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
This week, we draw inspiration from the colorful Lac glass of the Ca’ d’Zan windows. We’ll discuss the process of staining glass, and make our own faux stained-glass sculptures!
Fantastical beasts are in folklore all over the world! We’ll look at a few mythological creatures in the Museum of Art, and invent some of our own.
How do artists represent moving bodies? We’ll look at some examples from our special exhibit, Expressive Bodies, as well as some other famous examples. Then we’ll make a project and enjoy some of our own artful movement activities.
Don’t look down! We’ll learn about Chevalier Blondin and other daredevils of tightrope history, play a tightrope game, and make our own tiny tightrope walkers that need to keep their balance on the high wire.
Don’t miss our first quarterly lecture this year, Inside the Vault: Fabulous French Fashion. We’ll flutter through the pages of historical French fashion, as seen in our rare costume books from the 17th century to the present.