In 2020, The Ringling received a significant gift of art from Murray Bring and Kay Delaney Bring, in support of the modern and contemporary collection. This exhibition presents selections from this gift in dialogue with rarely seen works from The Ringling's collection.
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Join us for a Gallery Talk and explore the Museum and its collection from a variety of perspectives. Your Gallery Talk Ticket includes Admission to the Museum of Art. Circus Museum and the Bayfront Gardens.
An imperative step toward establishing a meaningful relationship with the Native American artistic community, Reclaiming Home will highlight the breadth and depth of the artwork by Seminole, Miccosukee, and mixed-heritage artists from Florida.
In the decades between World War I (1914–1918) and World War II (1939–1945), the Art Deco movement emerged as a new global artistic style. Characterized by clean lines and abstract forms evocative of the machine age, Art Deco also responded to modernist art movements such as Cubism, Futurism, and Constructivism.
The exhibition From the Chambers: Honoring John Sims brings two works together, on view publicly for the first time, in conjunction with John Chamberlain’s sculpture Added Pleasure. The exhibition serves as just one part of the significant legacy the artist leaves behind, in Sarasota and beyond.
Featuring costumes and photographs on loan from the Stonewall National Museum and Archives, the exhibition showcases the accomplishments of individuals from the local Suncoast community and from the nation at large, highlighting famous drag personalities like RuPaul and John Waters.
Bieber’s artwork first and foremost encourages us to indulge in the pleasures of looking and discovering anew the details of the visual world. Her artistic practice is grounded in the principles of appropriating, recycling, and manipulating imagery.
Joseph’s Coat: Skyspace by James Turrell (2011) is a triumph of technology, engineering, and aesthetics. The Skyspace, created by internationally-renowned artist James Turrell, is a gathering place for contemplation and offers a unique experience.
ROAR! is our free story time that connects art with early literacy! At this program, we read together, make art, and learn about an object in the museum. This program is designed for preschoolers and toddlers, but all ages are welcome!
FAM (Family Art Making) is a free program that's fun for the whole family! Join us for creative art projects inspired by an object in our collections. Afterwards, visit the museum to see that object in person!