Circle Giving

Join the Circle

Give to the Circle and become a member of The Ringling at the highest level. Join a group of arts enthusiasts whose philanthropic support creates enhanced opportunities for exhibitions, programming, and the care and growth of The Ringling’s collections, venues, and grounds.

As a Circle donor you will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and dive deeper into our collections, all while engaging with our curators, experts, and visiting artists. Our travel program offers you “bucket list” art + travel opportunities designed exclusively for Circle donors.

All Circle Giving Levels are fully tax deductible. Items of tangible value, including dinners, events, performance tickets, and catalogs will be purchased separately from your Circle donation.


All Circle Level Benefits


One year unlimited admission for 2 adults and your children/grandchildren to the Museum of Art, Ca’ d’Zan, Circus Museum, and Bayfront Gardens.

  • Priority entrance via the Member Services desk
  • Free admission to over 1,000 museums through 4 reciprocal museum programs
  • Subscriptions to The Ringling Magazine and e-newsletters
  • Exclusive small group domestic and international travel opportunities
Special Events + Recognition

You will receive invitations to:

  • Circle exhibition preview receptions
  • Circle dinners (additional cost)
  • Coffee and Conversation with the Executive Director
  • Recognition in The Ringling Annual Review and on the Donor Wall

You will be eligible for:

  • 15% discount at on-site restaurants and cafes
  • 10% discount on Museum Store purchases
  • Discounts on Ca’ d’Zan tours
  • Discounts on select events, classes, and programs

Circle Levels

Curator | $2500

Receives all Circle Level Benefits, plus:

  • 4 Anytime Guest Passes (donor does not need to be present)
  • One Private Ca’ d’Zan Experience Tour for up to 8 (reservations required)
  • One Private Tour for 4 (one hour, reservations required)
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Director | $5000

Receives all Curator Level Benefits, plus:

  • 2 additional Anytime Guest passes (total of 6)
  • “Behind the Scenes” small group experiences with curators, experts, and artists.
  • 10% discount on venue rentals
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Chairman | $10,000

Receives all Director Level Benefits, plus:

  • 2 additional Anytime Guest passes (total of 8)
  • Priority registration for travel experiences
  • Collector’s Evening (salon experience at a private venue)
  • 20% discount on venue rentals

One Location. Endless Wonder.


Visit the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Ca' d'Zan, Bayfront Gardens.


See what's on around the estate. Explore programs, performances, and special events.