Storytelling unites two exhibitions selected from one of the world’s finest private collections of French art: Imaging Text: French Drawings for Book Illustration from The Horvitz Collection, and Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century French Paintings from The Horvitz Collection.
A selection of watercolors drawn from The Ringling’s permanent collections, illustrating various ways artists have used the medium. The exhibition will feature works by Edward Hopper, Charles Burchfield, and Childe Hassam, among others.
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.
The Ringling is organizing a solo exhibition presenting recent video projects by internationally-acclaimed writer and interdisciplinary artist Coco Fusco. This show, Twilight, presents works exploring the current political and social climate in Cuba as the Revolution enters its twilight years.
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.
Join Dr. Sarah Cartwright, Ulla R. Searing Curator of Collections, as she takes us through special exhibition Storytelling: French Art from The Horvitz Collection.
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.
This program will highlight some of the finest illustrated natural history books of the late Renaissance to the early Victorian era. It will examine the role these books have played in making natural history accessible to the public, and in sharing the results of scientific research with the scholarly community.
It's almost time for Halloween! Come ready to hear some of the more frightening stories behind art at The Ringling, from disembodied heads to terrifying monsters.
Enjoy live music, and art in the Museum of Art Courtyard 8:00pm -11:00pm. 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. Select galleries will be open until 11:00pm.