The Johnson-Blalock Education Center houses the extensive Art Library and provides classroom space for adult and childrens programming that enriches and enlivens interest in art. The Education Center is also home to our state-of-the-art Conservation Lab where the treasures of the Museum, Ca' d’Zan, Circus Museum and Historic Asolo Theater are preserved and protected.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
The Ringling offers Saturday for Educators throughout the school year. Educators may attend this program to learn about the Ringling's permanent collection and special exhibitions, network with other educators, and refresh their creative spirit.
ROAR! is a storytime program, designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art with early literacy. This program is free and no registration is required.
What's on at our other venues
The American circus has often reached out to the rich traditions of the global circus community. Hear the stories of these performers and entrepreneurs who brought their talent and skills to American, enriching this already phenomenally popular entertainment.
The art of medieval Europe-stained glass windows, mesmerizing church bells, and tapestries depicting fragrant gardens- stirred the senses. Join Virginia Brilliant, The Ulla R. Searing Curator of Collections, for an introduction to A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe.
By combining the visual and aural arts, the music of the Brooklyn based performance artists Chargaux will give us the opportunity to “see” paintings differently in The Ringling collection by “hearing” them.