Here's your opportunity to meet Nicole Feld. 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.
Barnum started by promoting one of the most popular artists of the 19th century, Jenny Lind. Known throughout the world as The Swedish Nightingale. This special edition of ViewPoints will include a musical performance by Jenny Kim-Godfrey, soprano, accompanied by Joseph Holt, Artistic Director of Gloria Musicae.
The weapons and armor of a samurai were a statement about his status. This talk will explore some of the arms and armor in greater depth and examine the processes used in their production.
Did you know that the average museum visitor spends just 30 seconds looking at a work of art? Today, The Ringling is joining museums all over the world to slow down and focus on the art of seeing. You are invited to s l o w l y explore works in the Ringling collection with friends, museum staff, and volunteers.
This American crime action film, translates the samurai code to the Mafia and an African-American hitman protagonist. 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.
Ranging from magnificently illuminated narratives to the sacred verses of the Qur'an, a great deal of artistic time and talent was lavished on these pages. We'll look at a selection of manuscripts that illustrate the variety of this art form.
Join in the discussion as we look at how the materials, processes and craftsmanship behind selected objects in the exhibition connect to the traditions and beliefs of Islam.
John Ringling's library includes a number of beautifully-bound catalogues and volumes on the impressive collections of the British aristocracy. Less formal than a lecture, Conversations are programs where staff and guests can share research projects or special interests.
Join us to create your own art! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Kids Quests feature conversations and activities while exploring different aspects of The Ringling and its collections. The program is facilitated by a museum educator and is approximately 45 minutes in length. Caregivers must remain with the group throughout the program and are encouraged to participate!