Join us for a preview clip and panel discussion of The Circus a four-hour, two-part documentary, explores the colorful history of this popular, influential and distinctly American form of entertainment, from the first one-ring show at the end of the 18th century to 1956.
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.
Matthew Duvall, percussionist for GRAMMY® winning chamber ensemble Eighth Blackbird, returns to The Ringling to present a series of percussive performances that simultaneously celebrate and utilize The Ringling’s flora and fauna as an instrument of sound.
Featuring percussionist Matthew Duvall and eco-acoustic composer Matthew Burtner, this outdoor happening will invite the audience to participate in a performance where the arboretum becomes an instrument.
Let the drums roll as The Ringling reveals its new season of performance. Explore the art of percussion and dance to the beat of your own drum in the Ringling Museum of Art Courtyard with a dynamic performance by The Kraken Quartet and a jam session with Eight Blackbird's distinguished percussionist Matthew Duvall.
Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a smorgasbord of rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos.
Although women make up around ninety percent of tea ceremony practitioners in contemporary Japan, histories of the practice typically ignore women’s presence until the late 19th century. In her talk, Dr. Corbett will introduce some of the main trends we can identify for women’s tea practice in these periods.
Heidi Taylor is a native of Sarasota and grew up at the Museum, since her father was the Curator of the Circus Museum in the 1950s and 60s. Heidi herself joined the museum in 1990 as a gate attendant and in 1992 was promoted to admissions supervisor, overseeing ticketing and admissions.
Recorded live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season.
Through movement and music, the myriad and fluid dimensions of memory and amnesia are explored at the intersection of art and science. Theatre Re was established in 2009 by actor and director Guillaume Pige.