Selina Román's photographs have a keen sense of the unique surfaces and textures of her native state. For her 2016 series Please Disturb, hotel and motel rooms served as her temporary studio and models served as her collaborators.
Even the Bayfront grounds and gardens are entering the digital age at The Ringling. A tree management software is helping the Grounds and Gardens staff care for the hundreds of trees on the 66-acre campus and share the wealth of botanical knowledge with visitors and anyone with access to the internet.
The historic swimming pool in front of Ca' d'Zan has been restored! This fulfills the longtime dream of Ron McCarty, Keeper of the Ca' d'Zan, who retires this August after 38 years of service to the legacy of John and Mable Ringling.