FAM (Family Art Making) is a free program that's fun for the whole family! Join us for creative art projects inspired by an object in our collections. Afterwards, visit the museum to see that object in person!
Immersive, full body experience that intentionally uses sound for a therapeutic and restorative process for the mind and body. Please bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.
Contemporary Dance at Ca' d'Zan is an open level contemporary outdoor dance class. Through a guided warm up and phrase work we will hone spatial awareness, weight shifts and efficient movement. Class will draw from release technique, counter technique, and other post-modern lineages.
Dance exists in every body. So what's your dance? How about we discover it together? Guided by artists of the Pioneer Winter Collective, this workshop examines the creative process that builds their dance-theater work. Workshop participants will be guided in creating their own solo "dance portraits".
This weekly workshop uses improvisation and performance techniques to explore how self-reflection and global awareness play a role in the creation of movement. Expertly led by Artistic Director, Leah Verier-Dunn, this workshop is perfect for those interested in playfulness, deep reflection, and delicious challenges.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to offer a series of seminars, curator talks, and panel presentations focused on providing The Ringling community with valuable resources related to estate planning, family philanthropy, and charitable giving as well as its impact on arts and culture.
Poetry Recess is open to all levels of poets and writers, as well as folks who work in other art forms or are beginning to discover the artist inside. It helps if you commit to all six sessions to grow creative resilience just like you grow physical strength – via regular practice and muscle memory.
This presentation by Elisa Hansen, Head of Library Services at The Ringling, will explore the elaborate engravings within the book, Festivals, Splendid Ceremonies, as well as the symbolism of the extensive performances and structures designed for this ephemeral drama.
UK’s all-female troupe Mimbre brings strength, humor and grace to a delightful floor acrobatics work in the Historic Circus Museum to celebrate contemporary circus performance and the Circus Arts. Admission includes a 30 minute performance of Lifted and a walk and talk in the Circus museum galleries.
All members are invited to join us for a self-guided preview of A Decade of Collecting. Refreshments will be provided.