This Old House

The Ringling Museum Plans Improvements to John and Mable’s Ca d’Zan

A new roof and restoration of the historic reflecting pool are among the upgrades.

12/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Nov. 30-Dec. 6

A Sarasota Ballet world premiere, LeAnn Rimes at the Van Wezel, holiday festivities and lots, lots more.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

Homes for the Holidays

Coming up: The Entre Nous Holiday Tour of Homes, Deck the Halls at the Ca d’Zan, Atomic Holiday Bazaar.

11/28/2017 By Ilene Denton

On View

Essential Info: Winter Sunday at The Ringling

This Abstract Expressionist painting is tied to a free art-making experience at the museum.

10/26/2017 By Alice Murphy

Review

2017 Ringling International Arts Festival Kicks Off

The first performance of the fest features characters on the lam using a giant video screen.

10/19/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 12-18

Willie Nelson at the Van Wezel, RIAF returns to The Ringling, the Selby Gardens Orchid Show opens and more.

10/11/2017 By Ilene Denton

Behind the Scenes

Protecting The Ringling's Art During Irma

As the hurricane approached, staff at The Ringling worked diligently to ensure no precious pieces were damaged.

09/20/2017 By Alice Murphy

On View

Salome's Sensual Dance

This Robert Henri painting at The Ringling creates quite a sensation.

09/06/2017 By Alice Murphy

Happy Family?

A Group Portrait at The Ringling

This 16th-century painting focuses on fatherhood.

08/23/2017 By Alice Murphy

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 24-30

Reggae at the Van Wezel, a chalk fest in Englewood, Singin’ in the Rain and more.

08/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

Drink Up!

Prohibition Style at The Ringling's Gentleman's Taproom

The Ca' d'Zan taproom might tempt tourists to have a swig.

08/09/2017 By Alice Murphy

Luxury on Wheels

Riding the Rails of History with John Ringling's Wisconsin

The private rail car, restored to its former glory, is a popular sight at the Circus Museum.

07/10/2017 By Isabel Lower

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 6-12

Splashin’ Saturday, a summer art market at the Englewood Art Center and more.

07/06/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 22-28

Diana Ross returns to the Van Wezel, Shark Days at Mote, a new exhibit at The Ringling and more.

06/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

A Little Big Top

Step Right Up to the Howard Bros. Circus Model at The Ringling

The meticulous replica of a traveling circus has been decades in the making.

06/14/2017 By Alice Murphy

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 8-14

The Sarasota Music Festival opens, summer family beach runs start, Bello Nock premieres his summer circus show at the Historic Asolo Theater and more.

06/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

Art Treasures

Everything You Need to Know About The Ringling's David

Get to know The Ringling's version of Michelangelo's masterpiece.

05/31/2017 By Alice Murphy

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 11-17

Sarasota Orchestra plays at Ed Smith Stadium, the Harvey Milk Festival, Family Day at the Ringling and more.

05/11/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: April 13-19

World Circus Day at The Ringling, an Easter egg hunt at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, David Sedaris at the Van Wezel and more.

04/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 12 Things to Do: April 6-12

Shakespeare at Selby Gardens, Sharks Tooth Festival, Sailor Circus and much more.

04/05/2017 By Ilene Denton