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.
Go behind the scenes with Dr. Sarah Cartwright, Curator of Collections and Megan Salazar-Walsh, Assistant Conservator, to learn what was involved in the creation of this long-anticipated catalogue representing the first comprehensive examination of the Italian, French and Spanish Old Master paintings at The Ringling.
We continue our conversation this afternoon with Dr. Coonan. The voices of individuals, refugees, vets, and those who work to support them in our community, are brought together in this panel discussion moderated by Dr. Coonan.
Join Dr. Terry Coonan, Director of the FSU Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, for a discussion about the modern human rights movement-once seen as a narrow concern of lawyers-a multicultural and multidisciplinary global force.
Using paintings from the Museum’s collection, this talk presented by Ringling staff will explore one of the most popular subjects in the history of art, the narrative of the birth of Christ.
In this Conversation, Ron McCarty, Keeper of Ca d’Zan, will discuss Pogany’s work in Ca d’Zan, and Elisa Hansen, Head of Library Services, will present examples of illustrations by the artist from books in The Ringling’s Art Library Special Collection.