In collaboration with Ringling International Arts Festival, we are holding a family day all about performance! This event will feature art making, interactive stops throughout the Museum of Art, and Kids Quests.
From its earliest forms, written by hand on silk or on bamboo strips, the book has been a prized item throughout Chinese history. A brief survey of the book in China will be presented by Dr. Robert Hegel, Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese at Washington University, St. Louis.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Join us on Thursday nights to receive discounted admission to the museum as well as a special art-making program relating to works of art you can find in the galleries.
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.
The Ringling offers Saturday for Educators throughout the school year. Educators may attend this program to learn about the Ringling's permanent collection and special exhibitions, network with other educators, and refresh their creative spirit.
At the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival the circus arts were celebrated with performances, demonstrations, hands-on activities and narrative stages. Hear from those who brought the circus to life on the National Mall.
Join a museum educator to stroll the museum on a one-hour, interactive tour for infants and their caregivers. This tour is designed for the caregivers of children under 2 who can visit the museum using a stroller or front baby carrier.
Join us for this opportunity to meet one of The Ringling new curators. Dr. Rhiannon Paget, Helga Wall-Apelt Associate Curator of Asian Art will share her thoughts about some of her favorite objects in the collections in the Center for Asian Art Galleries.
Inspired by the images and ideas in Aftermath, spoken word artist Cedric Hamid, invites you to join him in this participatory in-gallery program. Share them, and be a part of this impromptu poetry slam that celebrates our shared humanity.