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.
Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
Slow Art Day invites people all over the world to visit local museums and look at art slowly. Participants spend about ten minutes looking at a single work of art and then discuss it with fellow participants. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to look closely, make observations, and share your responses.
Join us for this lively panel discussion that will examine the multiple themes, processes, media, and performance that come together in Toni Dove's body of work. Panel includes Toni Dove, Dr. Matthew McClendon, as well as performers and collaborators.
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.
With 250 years of a rich and diverse legacy, how will the modern circus build on this heritage and reinvent itself to engage with a new audience? Questions, observations, and future plans will be offered by this distinguished panel of performers, directors, historians,scholars and advocates.
Dr. Vanessa Toulmin, Curator of Engagement and Director of the National Fairground Archive at Sheffield University, U.K. will offer a global outlook on the development of circus culture in Europe and America over the last 250 years.
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.
How a painting is framed is an important decision that can add or detract from our appreciation of the work of art. Learn what goes into selecting the appropriate frame while learning about a selection of frames in The Ringling's collection.
In this Conversation, a Book Conservator's Journey to the Beginning will be presented by Sonja Jordan-Mowery, a book and paper conservator who has trained and conducted conservation assessments around the world.