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.
A remarkable relationship between two talented artists is on view in the Museum of Art. Guercino, the leading Bolognese painter of the Baroque period, painted this portrait of the Franciscan friar Bonaventura Bisi.
Curators and staff couldn't help but notice that performance, programs, and visual arts are organically centering around womanhood this spring at The Ringling, with the opening of "Natasha Mazurka: Order Systems" and the premiere of "girlwoman" by Moving Ethos Dance Company.