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.
Transient Landscapes is an upcoming monumental 2-day event! But what is Transient Landscapes? Join four-time GRAMMY award winning percussionist Matthew Duvall for a stroll around the grounds to visit performance destinations and discuss the curatorial process that resulted in this sonic tour of the landscape.
Join Dr. Sarah Cartwright, Ulla R. Searing Curator of Collections, as she takes us through special exhibition Storytelling: French Art from The Horvitz Collection.
This program will highlight some of the finest illustrated natural history books of the late Renaissance to the early Victorian era. It will examine the role these books have played in making natural history accessible to the public, and in sharing the results of scientific research with the scholarly community.
It's almost time for Halloween! Come ready to hear some of the more frightening stories behind art at The Ringling, from disembodied heads to terrifying monsters.
Although women make up around ninety percent of tea ceremony practitioners in contemporary Japan, histories of the practice typically ignore women’s presence until the late 19th century. In her talk, Dr. Corbett will introduce some of the main trends we can identify for women’s tea practice in these periods.
Heidi Taylor is a native of Sarasota and grew up at the Museum, since her father was the Curator of the Circus Museum in the 1950s and 60s. Heidi herself joined the museum in 1990 as a gate attendant and in 1992 was promoted to admissions supervisor, overseeing ticketing and admissions.
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.
Come enjoy the newly-reinstalled Galleries 16, 17, and 18 in the Museum of Art! Dr. Sarah Cartwright, Ulla R. Searing Curator of Collections, will walk us through the reinstallation process. Highlights include new paint, new lighting, new information, and new thematic arrangements of the works on view.
The Ringling invites members of our community to participate in conversations about Coco Fusco: Twilight at a series of informal “meet-ups.” We will meet at the Tin Man of the Twenty-First Century sculpture and then move inside the museum to discuss reactions, questions, and ideas generated from the exhibition.