Laura Weinstein will discuss how the material out of which objects in Ink, Silk and Gold were made offers a window into what it meant to make or use them; bringing to light their most potent features and exploring what they can teach us about Islamic societies.
Scholars consider the scroll one of the earliest forms of the book.Join us for this program that will explore the development and use of the scroll presented by Daphne Lange Rosenzweig, Ph.D. Less formal than a lecture, Conversations are programs where staff and guests can share research projects or special interests.
All of us are looking for ways to introduce fewer chemicals into our environment. One of the leaders in this field, Dr. A.D. Ali, has been advising The Ringling in this process and will share his insights on pest control management for homeowners.
This classic Japanese film, tells the story of a samurai who is faced with the rivalries tearing apart a village in the mid-nineteenth century. Join us for this program that combines film and a discussion of mutual themes shared by the film and specific objects from the exhibition, Samurai: The Way of the Warrior.
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.
The Ringling commissioned the renowned architecture and design firm Machado Silvetti, based in Boston, to design the new Center for Asian Art. Founded in 1985 by partners Rodolfo Machado and Jorge Silvetti, the firm has developed an International reputation for its work with museums and educational institutions.
This tour will introduce you to the most significant materials used to create many of these exquisite objects while examining the multi-cultural nature of Islamic art and tradition.
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.
Here's your opportunity to meet Henry Barragan. 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.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.