World Circus Day is held the third Saturday each April and is a special day to celebrate the arts and culture of the Circus. In honor of this day, admission to the Circus Museum and Tibbals Learning Center is free!
Celebrate International World Circus Day at The Ringling Circus is celebrated all over the world annually, but this year we are also celebrating the 250th anniversary of the modern circus. Two programs, a ViewPoint Lecture and a Conversation will offer wonderful opportunities to explore the roots, and future, of this universal form of enduring entertainment.
Family Art Making in the Education Classroom - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
We will be hosting special family activities throughout the day. Please check back for details.
ROAR! @ 10:30 AM, Education Classroom
Circus Girl: Book reading with Clare Pernice, author of Circus Girl followed by an art making activity inspired by characters in the book.
ViewPoint Lecture @ 10:30am, Historic Asolo Theater
250 Years of the Modern Circus with Dr. Vanessa Toulmin, University of Sheffield. UK
Connecting, Collaborating, and Celebrating: The Circus Arts for the Next 250 Years