Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Using the artwork of Trenton Doyle Hancock as inspiration, we'll explore setting and storytelling in artwork. Learn about Hancock's fuzzy, striped "Bringback" characters, as well as the artist's interest in toys and the stories they tell.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
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.
Walk along with Ringling Director of Library Services, Elisa Hansen, and explore several 17th century still life paintings with the subject of edible objects (aka food!), discuss their purpose, style, iconography, and learn something about the eating habits of the period.
In addition to the thrills and skills displayed in the Big Top, the American circus brought the sights, sounds and smells of exotic far-away places to big cities and small towns alike. Join us for this discussion with Museum staff members and illustrated by photos and circus posters from the Ringling Collection.
Join us for this in-gallery dialog between photographic artist Builder Levy and Curator Chris Jones. Together they will introduce you to Appalachia USA and discuss artistic and curatorial choices that shaped the exhibition.
In this Conversation, Builder Levy will present an overview of his career with a particular emphasis on his dedication to capturing the culture of coal-mining Appalachia.
Discover unexpected similarities between early museums and modern circuses, and see how both used curiosities to appeal to their respective audiences. This Gallery Walk & Talk will be led by Museum Staff.