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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Join us on Mondays for a special art-making program tied to objects you can find in the galleries as well as free admission to the Museum of Art. Tickets are required and must be picked up in the Visitors Pavilion the day of the program.
Join us on Thursday nights to receive discounted admission to the museum as well as special activities for families.
The Circus Arts Conservatory provides Sarasota and Manatee schools with a fifth grade curriculum that explores cause and effect, balanced and unbalanced forces, gravity, mass, and acceleration all while engineering a classroom ‘circus machine’.
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.