Join Associate Curator of the Circus and exhibition organizer, Jennifer Lemmer-Posey, for a tour of this whimsical, colorful, and dynamic show. Original sketches, watercolors, fabric swatches, historic photos and actual wardrobe bring to life the work of this trans-formative designer.
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.
In this Conversation, a Book Conservator's Journey to the Beginning will be presented by Sonja Jordan-Mowery, a book and paper conservator who has trained and conducted conservation assessments around the world.
ROAR! is a storytime program, designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art with early literacy. ROAR! is free, however a ticket is required. Tickets may be picked up in the Visitors Pavilion the morning of the program.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
In 1941 designer Miles White was asked to join a team engaged with transforming and updating the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus. The vision was to unify the entire circus experience by coordinating all the design elements.
Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a special day designed just for homeschool families. Facilitated stations designed to engage different age levels will be set up throughout the Museum of Art. Families are free to move through these stations at their own pace to enjoy and learn together as a family.
The Pavilion Gallery in the Center for Asian Art was designed to host rotating exhibitions from The Ringling’s collection or loaned objects and shows. Dr. Rhiannon Paget, Curator of Asian Art, will introduce a wide variety of new works on loan from collectors.