Precarious Possessions is an installation of life-sized Victorian furniture recreated in glass sculpture. Each of the three works, Crib, Cradle, and Sideboard with Blue China represents a particular moment in our lifespan and reminds us of our ties to the objects which define us through societal conventions.
This exciting exhibition features photographic and video works by famous living Chinese artists. Reflecting the innovations of our media age, their art provides a view of the changing Chinese urban landscape.
Joseph’s Coat Skyspace is a triumph of technology, engineering and aesthetics. The Skyspace, created by internationally renowned artist James Turrell, is a gathering place for contemplation, and sustained experience.
Critical to the success of any circus is advertising. For centuries, banners have been used to promote the show and the star performers. These restored banners were created by Frans De Vos (1880 – 1936), a prolific scene designer who lived in Balegem, Belgium.
Drawn from the Ringling's permanent collection of photographs, rare books, and works on paper, Expressive Bodies surveys the ways in which artists have conceived of the human form over four centuries in Western art.
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, join museum staff in a celebration of adoration and devotion. We’ll examine all types of love—from doting mothers to amorous couples—that give us a history of emotion through art.
Live music, art and atmosphere in the Museum of Art Courtyard! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Check out up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. We’ll even leave the lights on in the galleries late-night.
Join us for fun and dancing in the beautiful Museum of Art Courtyard. Live music will be provided by Diva De Musica. This event is included with Art After 5 Admission. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
Join fellow Members and be the first to see the special exhibition Re:Purposed. There will be light bites and a cash bar. This event is open to all Members at all levels.
Over 100 years after Marcel Duchamp changed the course of Western art by joining two ordinary objects, a bicycle wheel and a stool, together, contemporary artists make widespread use of the everyday.