The home of the circus king and his wife, a couple from humble mid-western origins, Ca’ d’Zan stands as a testament to the American Dream of the Roaring Twenties. Inspired by and designed in the Venetian Gothic style of the palazzos that ring the Venice canals, this dazzling palatial mansion perfectly captures the splendor and romance of the Italy the Ringlings so loved. To honor its owner, they named it Ca’ d’Zan, “House of John”, in the dialect of their beloved Venice.
Stroll The Ringling estate, taste fine wine and delight in delicious food pairings and entertainment inspired by the four seasons. The fourth annual Wine Walk to Ca’ d’Zan is a self-guided wine tasting tour along the drive to John and Mable Ringling’s historic mansion overlooking Sarasota Bay.
Win Dinner for up to 4 on the Ca' d'Zan Terrace! Don't Delay - only 150 tickets will be sold! Your $100 purchase will benefit the Ca' d'Zan preservation fund.
Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Kids Quests feature conversations and activities while exploring different aspects of The Ringling and its collections. The program is facilitated by a museum educator and is approximately 45 minutes in length. Caregivers must remain with the group throughout the program and are encouraged to participate!
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Here's your opportunity to meet Corki Cristiani Bowes. Collecting Recollections features fascinating people with fascinating stories to tell about their lives. Get your tickets in advance for this intriguing, informal, and informative interview sessions.
An “Encore” screening by popular demand! Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s "Skylight," directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience).