What does it mean for a museum to be a civic space? How do museums encourage dialogue and inspire community engagement? What is the role of the museum in the 21st century? Explore these questions and more through the lens of institutional curatorial practice and the work of socially-engaged contemporary artists.
Provocative and iconoclastic cellist Matt Haimovitz collaborates with jazz pianist/composer Vijay Iyer to present a program of duets and solos drawn from an eclectic repertoire.
Join curator Dr. Sarah Cartwright for a tour of Knights, the exhibition drawn from the collections of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy. Knights reveals the figure of the knight in the Middle Ages and Renaissance through 100 exquisite objects, including full suits of armor, helmets, swords, and other weaponry.
In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation. The Queen of Spades is based on a short story by Pushkin, and comes to the Royal Opera House in a new production that has already garnered five-star reviews in Amsterdam.
Join us for a screening and discussion of Your Name, a film that explores time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. The screening will be hosted by Dr. Shige (CJ) Suzuki, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College, The City University of New York (CUNY)
Join us in the Museum of Art Courtyard for this immersive movie experience! SHREK will be projected on a large inflatable screen in the Courtyard. Before the movie, guests will enjoy music, activities, and decor inspired by the film. This family event is perfect for all ages.
In this hands-on workshop you will learn the art of making a Kokedama moss ball. This indoor garden can be hung or placed in a decorative dish. Join us and use your imagination to create your own living master piece.
Symbols for luck and superstition are present throughout different times and cultures. Today, we will be looking at images that are both meant to bring good luck as well as depictions of lucky people on display in our Center for Asian Art!
When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonizing decision. What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?
This new exhibition presented inside the Arthur F. Searing Wing in the Museum of Art brings together artworks from The Ringling’s permanent collection of modern and contemporary art and selections from Keith D. and Linda L. Monda’s collection.