This exhibition is a dialog between contemporary painting and The Ringling's esteemed permanent collection. This is the first exhibition of any current faculty from Florida State University to exhibit at The Ringling and will feature the painting faculty of the College of Fine Arts.
In addition to the thrills and skills displayed in the Big Top, the American circus brought the sights, sounds and smells of exotic far-away places to big cities and small towns alike. Join us for this discussion with Museum staff members and illustrated by photos and circus posters from the Ringling Collection.
Complementing the installation of the full-scale replica of Paul Rudolph’s famed Walker Guest House on the grounds of The Ringling, a small focus exhibition on the guest houses Rudolph designed and built in Sarasota will be on display.
Enjoy free admission to The Ringling and other participating museums throughout the United States.
This exhibition features recent finds of court treasures from the tombs of provincial princes of the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), showcasing the luxurious life at provincial courts in 15th-century South China.
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Holidays!
This evocative exhibition features some 70 exquisite objects related to the legendary Samurai warriors - full suits of armor, helmets, swords, sword-hilts, and saddles, as well as exquisite objects intended for personal use such as lacquered writing boxes, incense trays and foldable chairs.