Here, in an extraordinary place is an extraordinary collection of art. From the Rubens Galleries to the Turrell Skyspace, view the permanent collection’s treasures, the fascinating exhibitions from around the world and the classical sculptures that fill the grand courtyard. The State Art Museum of Florida, this awe-inspiring palace was originally built by famed circus impresario John Ringling as a legacy to the citizens of Florida. This is a place of beauty and wonder.
Museum of Art
The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. Please present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.
Trenton Doyle Hancock is best known for his extended series of visual work that develops the intricate personal mythology of the Mounds and the Vegans, two diametrically opposed universal forces that play out the archetypal battle between good and evil.
Appalachia USA, is an epic documentary project by the New York-based photographer Builder Levy that presents life and labor in coal mining communities through lush black and white photographs.
Join us in the Searing Wing and the exhibition featuring the work of Florida State University Fine Arts faculty members. Artists Mark Messersmith, Lilian Garcia-Roig, Ray Burggraf, Judy Rushin, and Carrie Ann Baade will be on hand in the galleries for informal discussions.
Circle Members are invited to attend an exclusive preview of the exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China with Fan Zhang, the Helga Wall-Apelt Associate Curator of Asian Art. Dinner will follow the reception.
Join fellow Members and be the first to see the special exhibition Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China, featuring recent finds of court treasures from the tombs of provincial princes of the early Ming Dynasty. This event is open to all Members at all levels.