We are mindful of concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to being responsive. We have made the difficult decision to close the museum effective March 17, 2020. We will monitor the situation and announce when we will reopen at a future date.
From the integration of schools, wade-ins on Lido Beach and more, three women share the civil rights history they experienced first-hand growing up in Sarasota and how they worked to better their community in Collecting Recollections with Newtown Alive!
High school art students were invited to respond to the exhibition Manuel Álvarez Bravo: Specters and Parables at The Ringling by photographing the familiar in a new light. See the winning photographs in the Community Art Gallery, and all submissions in this online gallery.
For the first time in over sixty years, one of the most impressive works of art in The Ringling’s collection will return to view. Conservation of the painting was supported by The Getty Foundation Conserving Canvas Initiative.
Curator of Performance Elizabeth Doud interviews actor Gabino Rodriguez. Co-founder of theater company Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol, Rodriguez discusses the company's new work "Tijuana" featured in The Ringling's 2019-2020 Art of Performance series.