The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art presents Wine & Roses, an elegant dinner party featuring a lavish multi-course meal with expert wine pairings, a champagne toast, and live music under a full moon. This annual event on March 7, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM celebrates Mable Ringling’s birthday in her beloved rose garden. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Ringling Bayfront Gardens.
Backed by his eclectic ensemble, Joseph Keckler’s singular talent lights the HAT aflame in his Sarasota premiere at The Ringling January 27th and 28th, 2023. Keckler’s sublime brand of performance ranges from operatic vocals to comedic musings to short films in which his bizarrely heroic quotidian plots become legendary and melodramatic in their recounting.
As part of a commitment to providing a platform for Florida-based artists, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art presents MicroWIP on January 21, 2023, at 7:30 PM @theHAT. The Sarasota-Bradenton area is home to a community of musicians, playwrights, choreographers, and multidisciplinary artists in need of a space to work and gain visibility. By providing a platform to show local work, our audiences can experience and impact the diverse societal growth in the arts.
June Clark: Harlem Quilt honors the artist’s deep love and sensibility for Harlem’s community through a unique method of quilt-making, as well as encourages a deeper understanding of the role of photography as a record of social history.
The Ringling’s Art of Performance series will present two prize-winning choreographies by one of Brazil’s most internationally recognized hip-hop-styled contemporary dance groups on December 1-3, 2022. The audacious, vigorous, and highly inventive Brazilian dance ensemble Companhia Urbana de Dança is famed for burning up the stage in an irresistible explosion of breakneck bravado, exuberant, high-speed energy, and powerhouse athleticism.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art presents its latest exhibition, Gods & Lovers: Paintings and Sculptures from India, in the Pavilion gallery of the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Center for Asian Art. The exhibition opens November 12 and runs through May 28, 2023 and showcases works of art from private collections and The Ringling’s permanent collection.
Financier Warren R. Colbert, Sr. has been elected as chair of the board of the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. Having served on The Ringling Board for four years, his two-year term as chair continues until 2024.
The Ringling Museum recently expanded its Development team with the addition of three experienced philanthropy professionals. "I’m pleased to welcome Jeannie, Blair and Emily to our development team," stated S. Mark Terman, The Ringling's senior director of development, "they have joined us with new ideas and energy to help move The Ringling forward to help us fund exhibitions, performances, educational programs, gardens, and facilities that engage the community in new ways.
Suspense, revenge and comedy combine in Lupita’s Revenge, a shadow puppetry play coming to the Historic Asolo Theater (HAT) at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. This captivating story is the next offering in an eclectic mix of performances marking The Ringling’s Art of Performance 2022-2023 season. Dance, drama, jazz and more are brought to the stage at the HAT – The Ringling’s Historic Asolo Theater. Performances will run November 10 thru 12.