Hippodrome races were staged as part of the entertainments offered following the traditional circus performance. The earliest such competitions were flat races held between performers, sometime on foot, but more usually on horseback.
We’ve designed a dynamic line-up of live, conversational, virtual programs for you to enjoy from anywhere!
Members are invited to join us from 9:00-10:00 am for the early opening of the featured galleries and the Bayfront Gardens on Thursdays. The Ringling is pleased to present this special gift to you, our valued members!
In a series of virtual presentations by Circus and Cultural Historians whose research has brought them to The Ringling, learn about the experiences, contributions, and documentation of women in the circus and allied arts.
We are pleased to invite our Supporting, Partner, and Circle members to join Steven High, Executive Director, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, for a virtual Coffee and Conversation.
Let's Move! Let's shake and shimmy off 2020 with a virtual Zumba fitness dance class. The instructor will dance live from The Ringling's studio space while participants can follow along from the comfort of their own homes.
What better place to spend the day with Mom! Discover the best spots for photo ops on the 66-acre estate, enjoy Brunch in The Grillroom, and complete your day with our special Mother's Day audio tour in the Museum of Art.
Join us for a special visit to the studio of Japanese-trained artist Paul Binnie, whose woodblock prints are held in the collections of several major museums, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and The Ringling.
Join us for a virtual program with Ringling Museum educators exploring the Museum of Art Galleries or the Circus Museum.