On view August 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020 | Time Spy is a mesmerizing animated film by Chinese artist Sun Xun. A superb painter and draughtsman, Sun Xun incorporates traditional techniques including ink painting, charcoal drawing, and woodblock printing into his films.
Join a Museum educator for a one-hour tour designed for parents or caregivers visiting the museum with an infant. This tour allows for adult discussion within a group that does not mind if a chatty or crying baby joins the conversation. Strollers or front baby carriers only, please.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is free and registration is not required.
Become a Circle Member and join us! Circle Members enjoy unique opportunities exclusive to the Circles that will allow you to explore the collections and to engage with the expertise of our staff and visiting artists.
ROAR is The Ringling’s family story time designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art and early literacy. Join us for a story and accompanying art activity.
Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a special day designed just for homeschool families. Facilitated stations designed to engage different age levels will be set up throughout the Museum of Art. Families are free to move through these stations at their own pace to enjoy and learn together as a family.
At sunset, a sophisticated system of LED lights is employed to change the color of the space. As you gaze up at the sky through the 24 foot square aperture in the ceiling, you are invited to contemplate light, perception, and experience. Joseph's Coat is a unique experience.
Circuses, expositions, and other forms of popular entertainment enchanted Western audiences with exotic peoples from faraway places in the nineteenth century. These entertainments had a profound impact on the way Westerners perceived the peoples of other parts of the world.
The Ringling is thrilled to announce the UnGala 2019, The Evolution. Festivities will kick-off with hors d’oeuvres and libations, followed by an extravagant buffet, and a full bar with specialty cocktails. Round out your evening dancing to a live band, delighting in surprise performances, desserts and late night bites.
Join us for a creative project relating to our collections: we will rotate themes to cover the Circus, Ca' d’Zan, Museum of Art, and Gardens! Each week, we will have a making component in our Education Building classrooms as well as a guide to help you locate and learn more about the inspiration for each project.