The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to announce they will be offering an Artists and Climate Change Incubator with Chantal Bilodeau of The Arctic Cycle (NYC). The program, which will include interdisciplinary conversations, interaction with exhibits, film and workshops will be held Nov. 21-24, 2019.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County are pleased to present X-Marks the Spot, an all-new form of “X-Tra Sensory Theatre” created for all audiences, inspired by children who are visually impaired. X-Marks the Spot: An X-Tra Sensory Xperience uses sounds, voices, tastes and touchable, scented props to create an all-new multisensory theater event, ideal for children and parents to experience together.
Acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei will return to The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art with his new Zodiac (2018) LEGO series, on view in the Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Gallery for Contemporary Art from Nov. 17, 2019-Feb. 2, 2020.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, home to 66 acres of fabulous Florida foliage and fauna, is pleased to announce their seasonal calendar of grounds and gardens events. The Ringling will be offering both weekly tours and special programming offered by Kevin Greene, Certified Arborist and the Ringling’s Assistant Director of Grounds and Kai Sacco, the Ringling’s new Rose Garden Horticulturist.
-Have you ever dreamed of spending your days touring people through one of the world’s greatest baroque art collections? Do you love to learn new things and meet new people? The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is looking for you!
The John and Mable Ringling Museum will open its doors free of charge to all visitors of the Museum of Art and the Tibbals Learning Center Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is proud to announce that museum volunteer Debra Short has been selected by the Florida Association of Museums to receive their 2019 Outstanding Volunteer Award.
In preparation for the start of construction of a new library, the Selby Gardens is working with the Archives at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art to find temporary housing for their collection of rare botanical books and prints.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is celebrating the completion of a new digital history project. Slips, Falls, Mishaps and Tragedies: Mapping Circus Accidents, 1893 explores the darker, dangerous side of circus life. The work, presented as a GIS Story Map, provides an interactive overview of the railroad routes of 5 circuses during the 1893 season and the accidents that occurred along the way.