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.
Tour the “living collections” of the Bayfront Gardens. This walking tour will introduce you to interesting botanical specimens on the estate while providing a historic overview of the development of the property.
Join us on the Bolger Campiello at Ca'd'Zan for live music and dancing at Ringling by the Bay. Food and beverage are available for purchase on the bayfront. Limited seating is Available.
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.
Members are invited to an exclusive preview of the Center for Asian Art in the Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt Gallery of Asian Art. Guests will be treated to a special viewing of the exhibitions Samurai: The Way of the Warrior and Ink, Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Be among the First to Know the exciting plans for the 2016 Ringling International Arts Festival. First to Know attendees will enjoy priority ticketing when RIAF tickets go on sale following the program. This is a free event.
The Ringling and U.S. Trust cordially invites you to Exploring US-Asian linkages with Joseph P. Quinlan, Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist at U. S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Joe provides economic and market insights and executes the firm’s overall investment strategy.
Live music, art and atmosphere 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. We’ll even leave the lights on in the galleries late-night.
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.
Stroll The Ringling estate, taste fine wine and delight in delicious food pairings and entertainment inspired by the four seasons. The fourth 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.