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.
During the months of February and October the estate gardeners, with the help of many dedicated volunteers cut-back all of the roses. Upon completion of the cut-back there are very few blooms. A nice flush of new blooms is expected approximately six weeks after the cutback.
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.
Sold out! 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. Tickets are limited and we encourage you to purchase them in advance to avoid disappointment.
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.
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.
Live music, art and atmosphere in the Museum of Art Courtyard! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music.
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.
In honor of World Circus Day admission to the Circus Museum will be free. We will also be hosting special art activities from 11:00am to 2:00pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
Share the legacy of Mable's beloved rose garden while you enjoy a beautiful brunch alongside the rose garden. Enjoy a reception at 10:30 AM followed by a seated brunch at 11:30 AM. The reception will include entertainment and mimosas in a fully bloomed rose garden.