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.
Now on Sale for a Limited Time! This walking tour will introduce you to interesting botanical specimens on the estate while providing a historic overview of the development of the property.
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.
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Howard Brothers Model at The Ringling with a conversation with Howard Tibbals, circus fan extraordinaire.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Support emerging museum professionals and see the collections from a new perspective. Join the FSU graduate students in residence at The Ringling for these in-gallery programs on topics and themes of their choice.
From the playful fantasies of world's fairs to the Ringlings' fascination with Venetian glamor to the country's obsession with George Washington's Mount Vernon, this lecture will explore America's love of copying and adapting historic architecture. Presented by Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt.
Slow Art Day invites people all over the world to visit local museums and look at art slowly. Participants spend about ten minutes looking at a single work of art and then discuss it with fellow participants. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to look closely, make observations, and share your responses.
How do YOU feel about clowns? Cultural historian Rodney Huey will discuss the nature of our various reactions to clowns...those of us who love them, and those of us who are terrified when a clown appears.
Books of Hours are devotional texts originally containing, psalms, hymns, feast calendars, and other prayers that were hugely popular in the medieval period. Frequently serving as status symbols while beautifully illuminated and illustrated, these elaborate creations are treasures even today.