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 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.
Join organizing curator, Dr. Carol McCusker for a behind-the scenes program on how this exhibition came into being, its influences and intentions, and how the artists expand our ability to see and understand our the impact.
Imagine the responsibility involved in caring for a mansion that sits on Sarasota Bay, welcomes thousands of visitors each year and where nothing is fixed with a quick trip to the hardware store. Every year preservation of the Ca d’Zan requires extensive work.
The humanitarian issues depicted by the works in Aftermath speak to all of us. Listen to the voices of New College students as they respond to the art and offer their perspectives on these global challenges. Students will be stationed in the galleries at selected works to offer comments and conversation.
The Ringling galleries are full of examples of strong women. Let us introduce you to some of them. Wearing pink is encouraged.
Artist Rania Matar was born and raised in Lebanon and moved to the U.S. in 1984. Originally trained as an architect, she studied photography which has become her medium of choice. Matar has created several series that depict the effect of conflict on the lives of ordinary Lebanese as well as Syrian refugees.
We welcome back former Curator of Collections, Dr. Virginia Brilliant, for a behind the scenes look at what was involved in creating the much anticipated publication of this catalog, the first comprehensive examination of the Italian, French and Spanish Old Master paintings in the collection.