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Viewpoint: A Mural of Mammoth Proportions

January 18th
Past Event
Ticket Required
Historic Asolo Theater
Historic Asolo Theater

The Greatest Show On Earth is a spectacular mural that documents the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus of the 1970s and 1980s and features circus legends such as the aerialist Dolly Jacobs and the animal presenter Gunther Gebel-Williams. In this joint presentation, artist William Woodward will discuss how he used the techniques of the Old Masters to create this modern masterpiece and Peggy Williams, Education Outreach Manager, Feld Entertainment, will introduce you to the performers painted in this colossal creation.

These engaging programs by noted curators and scholars enhance your understanding and appreciation of the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Complimentary for Ringling Members at the Supporting Level and above, reservations required.  $5 for all other Ringling Members and Florida College students and faculty with valid school I.D. $10 non-members.