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.
Elephants transformed into swans, beautiful girls turned into birthday cakes, and clowns became kings. This exhibition will include original sketches, watercolors, swatchbooks, and ther production documents. Some drawings will be paired with actual wardrobe pieces and historic photographs.
Join a Museum educator for a one-hour tour designed for parents or caregivers visiting the museum with an infant. This tour allows for adult discussion within a group that does not mind if a chatty or crying baby joins the conversation. Strollers or front baby carriers only, please.
Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a special day designed just for homeschool families. Facilitated stations designed to engage different age levels will be set up throughout the Museum of Art. Families are free to move through these stations at their own pace to enjoy and learn together as a family.
Please note:This Program is Sold-Out! Join us for a special Gallery Walk & Talk hosted by local drag queen Beneva Fruitville.
Art Making takes place in the Visitor's Pavilion, where our Children's Welcome Center is transformed into an art studio for the evening. We will be exploring different materials that artists use to create art. We provide the materials, you provide the vision. All ages are encouraged to participate!
Join Dr. Sarah Cartwright, Ulla R. Searing Curator of Collections, as she discusses a selection of intriguing objects from the Museum of Art permanent collection.
Back by popular demand! This talk, led by Ringling intern Shannon Nortz, will cover the Chiurazzi sculptures in the Museum of Art's courtyard. These sculptures serve both as symbols of Sarasota and of the antique. During this talk, we will explore their multi-layered lives, subject matter,and contexts.
This summer light and sound come into play with a special installation by the artist Ezra Masch. VOLUMES harnesses the speed of light to reveal the volume of sound and space. This immersive audio and visual installation will feature a 3-d grid of LED lights that will fill the interior of the Ringling’s Monda Gallery.
As a part of the special installation, VOLUMES, by the artist Ezra Masch The Ringling is presenting four special performances highlighting influential and versatile percussionists, including Brian Blade, Greg Fox and ntonio Sánchez.