These galleries present an overview of some of the major projects with artists that have taken place in the first five years of the Art of Our Time program. In addition to the significant acquisitions of art for the permanent collection made by the museum, a number of important donations have also been included.
Demonstrating The Ringling’s continuing commitment to the study of Asian art, Eternal Offerings showcases nearly 100 Chinese bronze objects from the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
This exhibition is not only a celebration of artistic practice in the Tampa Bay area, but also an exercise in collaboration as it is shared between three institutions: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; and the Tampa Museum of Art.
This exhibition features are works by many preeminent 20th century artists such as Richard Avedon, Cindy Sherman, Diane Arbus, Edward Weston, and Andy Warhol. The Warhol images include Poloroids from his entourage and inner circle during the 1960s and 70s.
Summertime and the living is easy, Picnics, Bar-b-ques, and ice cream treats are the food of the summer. But what would you have eaten five hundred years ago? Come and find out.
Live music, art and atmosphere in the Museum of Art Courtyard! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music.
It's hot, it's humid? Join us for a river cruise, a visit to a theme part, an idyllic picnic, and other summer pursuits without leaving the cool temperatures of the galleries.
Join us on Thursday nights to receive discounted admission to the museum as well as a special art-making program relating to works of art you can find in the galleries.
Join a museum educator to stroll the museum on a one-hour, interactive tour for infants and their caregivers. This tour is designed for the caregivers of children under 2 who can visit the museum using a stroller or front baby carrier.
Be a part of the art and pARTticipate in an interactive tour of the contemporary galleries. We'll explore these works collaboratively using fresh or unusual hands-on approaches.