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. The 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.
If you are interested in becoming a Ringling Docent, you are invited to attend this Docent Recruitment Open House. At this session, we will answer your questions regarding the Docent program and review the application process.
Muse at The Ringling is pleased to announce this year's Brunch on the Bay! Celebrate Easter with family and friends at Sarasota’s most treasured institution, The Ringling.
Friends of the Ringling Legacy celebrate the history of John and Mable Ringling and their vision for their home, art museum, and the circus that made it all possible. Friends of the Ringling Legacy will have unique opportunities to explore Ca' d'Zan, the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum and the Bayfront Gardens.
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Join us for this film series that explores the complex historical relationship of America and Asia through a critical examination of films that have played an integral role in American popular culture.
Live music, art and atmosphere in the Museum of Art Courtyard! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music.