Two curators from the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art have been selected as presenters at the Montréal Complètement Cirque Festival’s International Market of Contemporary Circus (MICC). Jennifer Lemmer-Posey, Tibbals Curator of Circus and Elizabeth Doud, Currie-Kohlman Curator of Performance will be presenting to an international audience next week, via online technology.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of The Art of Medicine, a special collaborative with the Sarasota County Medical Society (SCMA). The exhibition, which is installed in The Ringling’s Community Gallery, showcases the works of SCMA members.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is thrilled to announce Metz Culinary Management as their new on-site food service vendor. The Ringling’s premium dining restaurant will undergo a major facelift and revamping of the menu, with a focus on fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $84 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2020. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $30,000 to The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art for programming pertaining to Women and the Circus.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition: Being Seen: Recent Acquisitions from The Ringling Photography Collection.
Curated from The Ringling’s photography collection, this exhibition features works by photographers who examine the complexities of identity and the staging of selfhood.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are pleased to announce that they will reopen to the public May 27, 2020. The institutions, both of which have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 17, will resume Phase I operations as they adhere to comprehensive reopening plans that focus on the health and safety of both visitors and staff.
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to announce a series of programs that will allow visitors to engage with the museum during the closure due to COVID-19. Visitors can experience The Ringling’s collections online through a virtual museum. Children, parents and educators can participate in learning and art making activities and those at home can enjoy the beauty of The Ringling’s gardens. All online programs may be accessed at www.ringling.org/MuseumFromHome.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to present Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy (2017) in its United States debut. The exhibition will open March 15, 2020, in the museum’s Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Gallery for Contemporary Art.
The John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art has announced a new a slate of officers and appointed four members to the board.
Nancy J. Parrish will serve as Board Chair, Jeffrey R. Hotchkiss as Vice Chair, Edward M. Swan, Jr., CFA as Treasurer and Dr. Sarah H. Pappas, as Secretary for the next fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2020. The Honorable Dennis Archer, Leon R. Ellin, Leslie (Les) Victor Pantin and Debra Short were named to the Board.