The Ringling is pleased to announce the presentation of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s 12 monumental bronze sculptures, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. A sculptor, photographer, installation artist, architect, and social activist, Ai is one of the most renowned artists working today.
Posters celebrating the remarkable intelligence and highly developed skills of these four-legged performers once covered walls and fences across America. Today these historic posters can be seen as part of the exhibit Amazing Animals on display in the Circus Museum’s Tibbals Learning Center
In 2016 The Ringling purchased ten photographs from Hank Willis Thomas’s provocative series Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915–2015.
Dove’s pioneering work, operates at the crossroads of live performance, interactive narrative, and virtual reality. The exhibition will explore more than 20 years of the artist’s projects, from early installations through her interactive cinema and stage performances and concluding with her most recent experiments.
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In this high flying program, the two-time GRAMMY® winning Turtle Island Quartet, pays homage to the incandescent visionary brilliance of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. The genius of his improvisations almost single handedly catapulted jazz from pop into art, indelibly altering the musical landscape of America.
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.
In partnership with CVAST, The Ringling has completed the complete scanning of the inside and outside of the Ca' d'Zan. These scans have provided us with a number of tools to better care for and share our collection with a broader audience.
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.
Friends of the Library are invited to meet with experienced Librarians leading behind-the-scenes tours, lectures, and receptions showcasing the Library’s unique collections.