In 1931 John Ringling received the gift of a handsomely-bound, 1913 facsimile of the Gutenberg Bible from Otto H. F. Vollbehr, a wealthy German industrialist and collector of fifteenth-century incunabula.
Drawn from the superb collections of the Stibbert Museum in Florence, Italy, this extraordinary exhibition reveals the figure of the knight in the Middle Ages and Renaissance through over 80 exquisite objects, including full suits of armor, helmets, corselets, swords, and other weaponry.
Provocative and iconoclastic cellist Matt Haimovitz collaborates with jazz pianist/composer Vijay Iyer to present a program of duets and solos drawn from an eclectic repertoire.
Join us in the Museum of Art Courtyard for this immersive movie experience! SHREK will be projected on a large inflatable screen in the Courtyard. Before the movie, guests will enjoy music, activities, and decor inspired by the film. This family event is perfect for all ages.
The Ringling Art Library’s Special Collection includes a number of early travel books, many of which are extremely rare. This presentation will explore these fascinating journeys and the authors who wrote about them. Presented by Elisa Hansen, Head of Library Services.
Join Leah Verier-Dunn, Artistic Director of Moving Ethos Dance Company on an exploration of the concept of dance theater and how to tell a story through movement. Featuring dancers from Moving Ethos, Leah will play with the concept of narrative, and what "dance theater" means to Moving Ethos.
Stroll The Ringling estate, taste fine wine and delight in delicious food pairings and entertainment. The annual Wine Walk to Ca’ d’Zan is a self-guided wine tasting tour along the drive to John and Mable Ringling’s historic mansion overlooking Sarasota Bay.
U.S. Choreographer Kate Weare collaborates with French tango ensemble to reveal the formal strengths and distinctions between Argentine tango and contemporary dance partnering. Performed by three tango dancers and two contemporary dancers with live music performed by Argentinean composer Gustavo Beytlemann.
Continuing a commitment to provide a platform and support for local contemporary artists. Moving Ethos strives to rebuild connections to ourselves and community through movement.
Join us for this floral affair celebrating the legacy of Mable's beloved rose garden. Surrounded by blooming roses, you will enjoy musical entertainment, mimosas and a variety of foods as you stroll the gardens.