Jeff Daly, retired head of design and special advisor to the director at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and now a consultant for special projects around the world, will be speaking on the renovation and reinstallation of the original Ringling art galleries.
The American circus has often reached out to the rich traditions of the global circus community. Hear the stories of these performers and entrepreneurs who brought their talent and skills to American, enriching this already phenomenally popular entertainment.
Join us for this film series that explores the complex historical relationship of America and Asia through a critical examination of films that have played an integral role in American popular culture.
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Howard Brothers Model at The Ringling with a conversation with Howard Tibbals, circus fan extraordinaire.
From the playful fantasies of world's fairs to the Ringlings' fascination with Venetian glamor to the country's obsession with George Washington's Mount Vernon, this lecture will explore America's love of copying and adapting historic architecture. Presented by Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt.
How do YOU feel about clowns? Cultural historian Rodney Huey will discuss the nature of our various reactions to clowns...those of us who love them, and those of us who are terrified when a clown appears.
Explore this exhibition that features a wide assortment of approaches to and uses of photography in ordering the spaces we inhabit, from military and aerial photography to contemporary fine art practice.
A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe includes outstanding examples of illuminated manuscripts. From love poems to sacred texts, the range of books in the exhibition connects us with the sensory experiences of the middle ages.
Herbs are aromatic and flavorful and also relatively simple to grow. They can be grown successfully in containers or mixed throughout your garden. Using the garden designed by Ringling staff for Muse at The Ringling, you will learn about a variety of herbs and how to grow them organically.
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.