Kids & Families
ROAR! Ringling Order of Art Readers
ROAR! is a storytime program, designed to engage toddlers and preschoolers in activities that connect art with early literacy. This program is free, however tickets are required.
These special days are fun for the whole family! Join us for art making, activity stations, and guest artists. We will also distribute themed family activity booklets to use in the galleries.
Let your imagination run wild! Simply drop-in anytime during the scheduled hours and enjoy an art project designed for people of all ages, no registration or admission required! Art Making is free to the public and all ages are encouraged to participate! Art Making takes place in the Visitors Pavilion, Welcome Center. Check the calendar for upcoming sessions.
The David F. Bolger Playspace
The Playspace is available for families and school groups to enjoy. A tower and slide, basket swings, hand-powered fountains and other novel pieces of equipment promise to deliver good times and gales of laughter.
Family Friendly Itinerary
The Ringling is the perfect place for a day filled with family fun! Follow this self-guided itinerary and enjoy some kid-friendly exhibits and activities while getting to know a little bit more about John and Mable Ringling and the Museum they built.View the Family Itinerary
Guiding Kids in the Museum
As long as kids are having fun thinking and talking about works of art, they’ll be enriched by the experience. We've put together a few tips and age appropriate activities to ensure your visit is a memorable one.Learn more
The Artful Families Initiative provides Family-level memberships at no cost to select families in the community to help remove barriers to museum access.Learn more
Forty Carrots Partnership
The Ringling has an established partnership with Forty Carrots Family Center to engage young children to participate in and enjoy art.Learn more