Join us on Thursday nights to receive discounted admission to the museum as well as special activities for families.
ROAR! is a storytime program, designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art with early literacy. This program is free and no registration is required.
Join us for a tour of the “living collections” of the grounds and gardens. This walking tour will introduce you to some of the key botanical specimens at The Ringling while providing a historic overview of the development of the property. This is a great way to learn about the local flora.
Two of the most charming features of the original Museum of Art are the stone parapet sculptures and the iron loggia lanterns. Constant exposure to the elements had taken a toll on these iconic features. Learn how art and science come together to save them with Chief Conservator Barbara Ramsay.
Join a Museum educator for a one-hour tour designed for parents or caregivers visiting the museum with an infant. This tour allows for adult discussion within a group that does not mind if a chatty or crying baby joins the conversation. Strollers or front baby carriers only, please.
Support emerging museum professionals and see the collections from a new perspective. Join the FSU graduate students in residence at The Ringling for these in-gallery programs on topics and themes of their choice.
Kids Quests are family-friendly and participatory museum tours for visitors ages 8 to 12. Kids Quests are facilitated by a museum educator and are approximately 45 minutes in length.
Art Making takes place in the Visitor's Pavilion, where our Children's Welcome Center is transformed into an art studio for the evening. We will be exploring different materials that artists use to create art. We provide the materials, you provide the vision. All ages are encouraged to participate!
Join us for a special ROAR series designed for older children, ages 5 to 7! In this special series, we will visit a museum venue and read a story in the museum followed by an art activity.
Founded in 1968 by Irvin Feld, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus College, produced over 1500 graduates, many of whom went on to become professional merry makers. Learn about life in this remarkable and influential institution from three distinguished graduates.