On view August 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020 | Time Spy is a mesmerizing animated film by Chinese artist Sun Xun. A superb painter and draughtsman, Sun Xun incorporates traditional techniques including ink painting, charcoal drawing, and woodblock printing into his films.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep the Ringling's 66 acres both gorgeous and functional? Join the Grounds staff for an informal discussion of the work they do, including an explanation of their day-to-day tasks, highlights of their favorite parts of the job, and trade secrets of the profession.
Join us to explore various aspects of the Museum and its collection. Tickets are free with Museum Admission and are available for pick-up on the day of the program. Members may reserve tickets in advance. Tickets are limited.
Educators Workshops are offered throughout the year. They are designed to enhance educators’ understanding of The Ringling’s collections and special exhibitions, and provide an opportunity for networking, collaboration, and inspiration.
At sunset, a sophisticated system of LED lights is employed to change the color of the space. As you gaze up at the sky through the 24 foot square aperture in the ceiling, you are invited to contemplate light, perception, and experience. Joseph's Coat is a unique experience.
Friends of the Ringling Legacy celebrate the history of John and Mable Ringling and their vision for their home, art museum, and the circus that made it all possible. Friends of the Ringling Legacy will have unique opportunities to explore Ca' d'Zan, the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum and the Bayfront Gardens.
Friends of Art of Our Time share an interest in modern and contemporary art. They enjoy unique opportunities to engage with the artists, performers and the contemporary and modern works found in The Ringling's permanent collection.
Join us for a creative project relating to our collections: we will rotate themes to cover the Circus, Ca' d’Zan, Museum of Art, and Gardens! Each week, we will have a making component in our Education Building classrooms as well as a guide to help you locate and learn more about the inspiration for each project.
This intimate and interactive production loosely based on the Victorian children's novel, "Five Children and It" by E. Nesbit features a low light setting and touchable and scented props. The interactive play is 45 minutes long and is fun for all ages! Blindfolds are available for sighted participants.
Become a Circle Member and join us! Circle Members enjoy unique opportunities exclusive to the Circles that will allow you to explore the collections and to engage with the expertise of our staff and visiting artists.