Joseph’s Coat Skyspace is a triumph of technology, engineering and aesthetics. The Skyspace, created by internationally renowned artist James Turrell, is a gathering place for contemplation, and sustained experience.
Precarious Possessions is an installation of life-sized Victorian furniture recreated in glass sculpture. Each of the three works, Crib, Cradle, and Sideboard with Blue China represents a particular moment in our lifespan and reminds us of our ties to the objects which define us through societal conventions.
The Ringling Museum of Art has a noteworthy collection of more than 250 fans, some of which are exhibited in these two galleries reflecting the heritage of fans from many parts of the world. One gallery focuses on Asian fan traditions, and one on European fan traditions.
Trenton Doyle Hancock is best known for his extended series of visual work that develops the intricate personal mythology of the Mounds and the Vegans, two diametrically opposed universal forces that play out the archetypal battle between good and evil.
The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. Please present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.
Using the artwork of Trenton Doyle Hancock as inspiration, we'll explore setting and storytelling in artwork. Learn about Hancock's fuzzy, striped "Bringback" characters, as well as the artist's interest in toys and the stories they tell.
Walk along with Ringling Director of Library Services, Elisa Hansen, and explore several 17th century still life paintings with the subject of edible objects (aka food!), discuss their purpose, style, iconography, and learn something about the eating habits of the period.
Appalachia USA, is an epic documentary project by the New York-based photographer Builder Levy that presents life and labor in coal mining communities through lush black and white photographs.
Join us for this in-gallery dialog between photographic artist Builder Levy and Curator Chris Jones. Together they will introduce you to Appalachia USA and discuss artistic and curatorial choices that shaped the exhibition.
Join fellow Members and be the first to see the special exhibition, Florida State University: Painting Faculty. There will be light bites and a cash bar. This event is open to all Members at all levels.