This replica by the Sarasota Architectural Foundation of the 1952 Walker Guest House, designed by Paul Rudolph, presents one of the hallmarks of the "Sarasota School" of modernism.
The Ringlings recognized that they had the ability to increase attendance by including a different kind of spectacle in their traveling shows. These “spec” displays were created on such a grand scale that they frequently rated several different poster designs each season.
This evocative exhibition features some 70 exquisite objects related to the legendary Samurai warriors - full suits of armor, helmets, swords, sword-hilts, and saddles, as well as exquisite objects intended for personal use such as lacquered writing boxes, incense trays and foldable chairs.
This exhibition features approximately one hundred great works of Islamic art never before presented in a dedicated exhibition, this collection covers virtually all aspects of Islamic art in almost all media, ranging from the eighth to the twenty-first century and from Spain to Indonesia.
Friends of the Library are invited to meet with experienced Librarians leading behind-the-scenes tours, lectures, and receptions showcasing the Library’s unique collections.
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.
Tour the “living collections” of the Bayfront Gardens. This walking tour will introduce you to interesting botanical specimens on the estate while providing a historic overview of the development of the property.
For her third New Stages engagement, Weare delves deeper into her exploration of spontaneous movement with UNSTRUCK – a work created in collaboration with composer Curtis Macdonald.
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.