Actors of kabuki, Japan’s distinctive form of popular theater, were superstars between the 17th and early 20th centuries, and continue to command cultural and celebrity status today. Their fame was fueled by mass-produced woodblock-printed actor portraits, or yakusha-e, that were sold as affordable mementos.
The Ringling is pleased to announce a new exhibition of the work of Sam Gilliam. The exhibition is being drawn primarily from local collections and features work from the early 1970s to 2010.
Saitō Kiyoshi’s (1907–1997) keen sense of design, superb technique, and engagement with an appealing variety of themes made him one of the best-known and most-popular Japanese print artists of the twentieth century.
This exhibition uses the relationship between the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and John and Charles Ringling as a lens to explore Sarasota’s development. The Ringling’s Community Gallery is a free public exhibition space located on the ground floor of the museum’s Center for Asian Art.
The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from May 15 through Labor Day. Please present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.
We’ve designed a dynamic line-up of live, conversational, virtual programs for you to enjoy from anywhere!
Skyway 20/21 is a celebration of artistic practices in the Tampa Bay region, as it is a collaboration between four institutions: the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; the Tampa Museum of Art; and the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa.
Let's move, shake and shimmy with a series of virtual Zumba fitness dance classes at The Ringling. From the comfort of your home, you can work up a sweat performing a series of easy-to-follow dance steps. Zumba is a fun and effective fitness class that feels more like a night out dancing than a workout.
Members are invited to join us from 9:00-10:00 am for the early opening of the featured galleries and the Bayfront Gardens on Thursdays. The Ringling is pleased to present this special gift to you, our valued members!
Directed by Tim Burton, and starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito, this 2019 remake of a beloved tale brings takes baby Dumbo to new heights. Struggling circus owner Max Medici enlists a former star and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears.