In 2020, The Ringling received a significant gift of art from Murray Bring and Kay Delaney Bring, in support of the modern and contemporary collection. This exhibition presents selections from this gift in dialogue with rarely seen works from The Ringling's collection.
The exhibition’s title, The world is just so small, now, is borrowed from the first stanza of a poem by Brazilian artist Abraão Batista. Bringing together additional prints, watercolors, and drawings by artists working on paper, the exhibition highlights the medium as fundamental to the artists’ practice.
The families of UnidosNow worked with The Ringling Museum of Art to learn to use art as a conduit to express their thoughts and feelings. The result is this exhibition, inspired by their Hispanic heritage and their surroundings, with which the artists share their visions and dreams with all of us.
This poster exhibition will be featured in the Circus Museum, Tibbals Learning Center.
This exhibition features a selection of works from the museum’s Stanton B. and Nancy W. Kaplan Collection of Photography. This collection, includes over 1000 photographic objects and images, representing some of the most important photo-based artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
A Decade of Collecting brings together a survey of artworks acquired for the permanent collection over the past eleven years. The 100 works in this exhibition, which have been chosen to demonstrate the breadth and diversity of the collecting efforts across all programs at the museum.
This exhibition showcases examples of Indian painting and sculpture from The Ringling and private Florida collections. On view are paintings by artists from various schools affiliated with royal courts across northern, central, and western India between the 16th and 19th centuries.