Friends of Asian Art connect with other members with an interest in the arts of China, Japan, Korea and South and Southeast Asia. Events are held exclusively for the Friends including exhibition viewings, guest lectures and examination of artworks represented in the Asian art collections.
Friends of Art of Our Time share an interest in modern and contemporary art. They enjoy unique opportunities to engage with the artists, performers and the contemporary and modern works found in The Ringling's permanent collection.
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.
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
Art, Not Just Jewelry, is a local Sarasota/Manatee business that promotes and sells a line of quality, hand-made beaded jewelry produced by a not-for-profit organization in Tanzania, Africa that empowers Maasai women.
All decked out for the Holidays, Ca’ d’Zan will be open during special extended hours for you to enjoy a self-guided walk-through the first floor.
Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holiday season and help support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots, serving Sarasota and Manatee counties. Visit the Estate during extended evening hours and enjoy holiday music and performances by local elementary, middle and high schools.
Working exclusively with sterling silver, natural stones, pearls, and sea-glass, each of Kim’s pieces is hand-crafted in her Sarasota studio where she creates casual yet elegant pieces that flow easily from daytime to evening wear.
Friends of the Library are invited to meet with experienced Librarians leading behind-the-scenes tours, lectures, and receptions showcasing the Library’s unique collections.
Join us in the Museum of Art Courtyard for an interactive holiday movie night! Featuring live music by Josh Walther and the Phase5 Band, family friendly activities, holiday lights, photo ops with Buddy and Jovie, and a screening of the holiday favorite, Elf, starring Will Farrell and James Caan.