These galleries present an overview of some of the major projects with artists that have taken place in the first five years of the Art of Our Time program. In addition to the significant acquisitions of art for the permanent collection made by the museum, a number of important donations have also been included.
This exhibition features original posters spanning the history of this singular brand, giving us another opportunity to marvel at a few of the amazing talents that have performed for the Greatest Show on Earth.
The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.
The Ringling is pleased to announce the presentation of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s 12 monumental bronze sculptures, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. A sculptor, photographer, installation artist, architect, and social activist, Ai is one of the most renowned artists working today.
Demonstrating The Ringling’s continuing commitment to the study of Asian art, Eternal Offerings showcases nearly 100 Chinese bronze objects from the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
This exhibition is not only a celebration of artistic practice in the Tampa Bay area, but also an exercise in collaboration as it is shared between three institutions: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; and the Tampa Museum of Art.
This exhibition features are works by many preeminent 20th century artists such as Richard Avedon, Cindy Sherman, Diane Arbus, Edward Weston, and Andy Warhol. The Warhol images include Poloroids from his entourage and inner circle during the 1960s and 70s.
On Monday, August 21, 2017 Sarasota will experience partial solar eclipse. The eclipse will begin at 1:18 PM, reaching maximum at 2:50 pm and will conclude at 4:14 pm. During this time we urge everyone to exercise caution and do not look directly at the sun.
Summertime and the living is easy, Picnics, Bar-b-ques, and ice cream treats are the food of the summer. But what would you have eaten five hundred years ago? Come and find out.
We are happy to announce an exciting partnership with The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. During the month of September 2017, Ringling members will receive receive free admission to The Dali Museum as a benefit of their Ringling membership.