From the Ancient Pyramids to a Voyage through Italy: The Ringling Art Library’s Collection of Rare Travel Books. The Ringling Art Library’s Special Collection includes a number of seventeenth to nineteenth-century travel books, many of which are extremely rare.
During this tour, Katie Nickel, School and Teacher Programs Coordinator, will walk us through the galleries through the eyes of a child and explain how she strategically designs school experiences for different ages and subject areas.
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.
Learn how to prepare a garden, plant, prune, fertilize, water, and care for roses in the Florida climate. Karen Smith, the curator of Mable Ringling’s rose garden, will walk you through everything you need to know to add roses to your southern garden.
It's Valentine's Day! Grab a date and head to The Ringling to experience some of the scandalous love affairs and marvelous marriages on display in the Museum of Art.
Dirk H. Breiding, The J.J. Medveckis Associate Curator of Arms and Armor at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will provide an introduction to knights, arms, and armor and will highlight key objects from the special exhibition Knights.
What does it mean for a museum to be a civic space? How do museums encourage dialogue and inspire community engagement? What is the role of the museum in the 21st century? Explore these questions and more through the lens of institutional curatorial practice and the work of socially-engaged contemporary artists.
Join curator Dr. Sarah Cartwright for a tour of Knights, the exhibition drawn from the collections of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy. Knights reveals the figure of the knight in the Middle Ages and Renaissance through 100 exquisite objects, including full suits of armor, helmets, swords, and other weaponry.
Join us for a screening and discussion of Your Name, a film that explores time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. The screening will be hosted by Dr. Shige (CJ) Suzuki, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College, The City University of New York (CUNY)
In this hands-on workshop you will learn the art of making a Kokedama moss ball. This indoor garden can be hung or placed in a decorative dish. Join us and use your imagination to create your own living master piece.