This exhibition is a dialog between contemporary painting and The Ringling's esteemed permanent collection. This is the first exhibition of any current faculty from Florida State University to exhibit at The Ringling and will feature the painting faculty of the College of Fine Arts.
Live music, art and atmosphere in the Museum of Art Courtyard! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Check out up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. We’ll even leave the lights on in the galleries late-night.
These architectural gems in particular are early examples of the innovative design and daring for which Rudolph would be known. A variety of vintage photographic and architectural material will be exhibited.
Royal Taste offers a unique glimpse into the luxurious lifestyles and religious practices of princely courts in early- and mid-Ming China (1368-1644). This exhibition reveals some lesser-known aspects of palatial lives, religious patronage, and afterlife beliefs of Ming princes, whose world has long been a mystery.
Join us for this hi-lite tour of Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth Century China led by Dr. Fan Zhang, Curator of Asian Art at The Ringling and curator of this exhibition. Rich in history and sumptuous objects, this show deserves a close look.
During the Ming dynasty, fashion was more than a statement of style, it was an indicator of your status. We invite all fashionistas to look at some of the small, but significantly stylish objects in the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
Using paintings from the Museum’s collection, this talk presented by Ringling staff will explore one of the most popular subjects in the history of art, the narrative of the birth of Christ.
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre returns with the presentation of a new work inspired by The Ringling’s James Turrell Skyspace. Four dancers create an ever-evolving architectural kaleidoscope; shifting, expanding and contracting in a rectangular formation made of human bodies rapid movement and subsequent stillness.
Kids Quests are 45-minute sessions facilitated by a museum educator, featuring conversations and a game surrounding one or two featured objects in The Ringling’s collection. There is a $2 cost per child and this fee gives the family access to the featured venue for the rest of the day.