The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their generous support, which makes possible the many programs and events that enrich the lives of our members, visitors and the community.

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  • Leon and Marge Ellin
  • Irv and Marge Weiser
  • David and Mary Benfer
  • Cowles Charitable Trust
  • Irv and Marge Weiser
  • Michael and Kathy Bush
  • Warren R. and Marie E. Colbert
  • Heather and Timothy Dull
  • The Huisking Foundation
  • Jay K. Turner Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation
  • Stanton Storer’s Embrace Foundation
  • Wonder at The Ringling is supported by a generous gift by FORE




































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Foundation and Government Partners

Foundation and government partners provide significant funding that supports The Ringling’s mission to be a place of art, architecture, and circus in an environment that inspires, educates, and entertains.  Funds from foundations and grants support our collections, exhibitions, education, conservation, and facilities and are critical sources of major support for the institution. 

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

James and Maryann Armour Foundation

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation

Donald H. and Barbara K. Bernstein Family

The Bolger Foundation

Butlein Family Foundation

Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation

Collinsworth Family Foundation

Community Foundation of Sarasota County

The Cowles Charitable Trust

Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation

The Feld Family Foundation

Florida Department of State: Division of Arts & Culture

Florida State University

The Albert Goodstein Foundation

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The Huisking Foundation

Keating Family Foundation

The Kors LePere Foundation

The Koski Foundation

Joy McCann Foundation

Manatee Community Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

National Film Preservation Foundation

New England Foundation for the Arts

Sarasota County Cares ACT Grant

Sarasota County TDC/A  2021Grant

The Shank Foundation

John G. & Anna Maria Troiano Foundation

Visit Sarasota County

Wohlers Family Foundation