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.
Posters celebrating the remarkable intelligence and highly developed skills of these four-legged performers once covered walls and fences across America. Today these historic posters can be seen as part of the exhibit Amazing Animals on display in the Circus Museum’s Tibbals Learning Center
In VOLUMES, live drumming activates a matrix of vertical lights installed in a three-dimensional grid. Velocity and pitch determine the quantity of light that ﬂoods the gallery, creating a dynamic sensory experience for viewers.
As a part of the special installation, VOLUMES, by the artist Ezra Masch Each week, a special guest will play in a performance series curated by Masch, including renowned drummers Brian Blade, Antonio Sánchez, Greg Fox, and Taylor “Pocket Queen” Gordon.
What intrigues you about the Museum of Art's permanent collection? Are there specific themes you've wanted to explore in more depth? Now's your chance to get those burning questions answered. Curator, Dr. Sarah Cartwright, will give a Gallery Walk based on one of the topics submitted by one of our visitors.
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.
Friends of the Ringling Legacy celebrate the history of John and Mable Ringling and their vision for their home, art museum, and the circus that made it all possible. Friends of the Ringling Legacy will have unique opportunities to explore Ca' d'Zan, the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum and the Bayfront Gardens.
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.
Supporting, Partner, and Circle Members are invited to a cocktail reception and to preview the exhibition, French Art from the Horvitz Collection.
Enjoy live music, and art in the Museum of Art Courtyard. This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Check out up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. Select galleries will be open until 11:00pm.