Upcoming Events

Nonprofit to Host Panel About the Black Arts Experience in Higher Education

The event is part of the Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative's Arts & Racial Justice/Discovery Series.

08/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Ringling College Appoints New Senior Leadership

Dr. Tracy A. Wagner has been named executive vice-president and Dr. Jason L. Good vice-president for enrollment management and marketing.

08/02/2021 By Staff

On Location

New Movie Being Shot in Sarasota Tells the Story of Influential Black Golfer Ann Gregory

Playing Through is about Gregory, the first Black woman to play in a U.S. Golf Association event, and the fictional Babs Whatling, a white woman from the South.

05/28/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Education

Ringling College Receives $500,000 Gift

The funds come from the Daniel E. Offutt III Charitable Trust to support Premier Makerspace and student scholarships.

05/26/2021 By Staff

Education

Ringling College, Patterson Foundation Launch Patriot Plaza Virtual Tour

The virtual tour is available to teachers, home schoolers, and students in Sarasota County through EdExploreSRQ.

05/12/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Zoom U

How the Pandemic Upended the Life of Sarasota's College Students

For students at Ringling College of Art and Design, New College of Florida and the University of South Florida, the past year has been filled with Zoom classes, socially distanced campus life and uncertainty about the future.

04/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sneak Preview

You'll Find Familiar Art at Selva Grill's New University Town Center Location

Artist Douglas Higgins has created a riff of his popular "Starry Night"-inspired painting for the new restaurant.

03/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Now on View

New Shows Fill Ringling College Galleries

The work ranges from glass to paintings, photos, collage and more.

03/04/2021 By Kay Kipling

Philanthropy

Sarasota Organization Is Giving Away 300 Holiday Turkeys on Saturday

Greatness Beyond Measure is hosting its second annual Community Turkey Giveaway tomorrow.

12/18/2020 By Staff

Education

New Grant Will Support Ringling Student Scholarships, Sarasota Art Museum

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Ringling College of Art and Design a $30,500 grant.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Creative Spirits

John Sims Creates Change Through Art

“I want to get folks inspired to move the culture somehow."

11/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Creative Spirits

Julie Kanapaux Fuses Fine Art and Digital Design

Kanapaux’s practice blends traditional painting techniques with high-tech digital manipulation.

11/07/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Creative Spirits

Joe Fig's 'Contemplation' Paintings Are Winning Rave Reviews

“Doing my work makes me better at teaching and administration, and feeds my mental health."

11/07/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 5-Nov. 11

A Renaissance festival, several new art exhibitions, a nature fest and more.

11/05/2020 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Ringling College Students Win Big at SOURCE Awards

The SOURCE Awards honor the industry’s next generation of lighting designers.

10/20/2020 By Staff

Take a Peek

Ringling College Students Get Creative with The Quarantine Films

With in-person classes shut down last spring by Covid-19, filmmakers took on solo works instead.

10/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Oct. 15-21

New art shows at Ringling College, outdoor, indoor and virtual concerts, a Zoom book chat and more.

10/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Education

Cross-College Alliance Announces Changes Brought on by Pandemic

The Alliance's five institutions will assume responsibilities previously overseen by manager Linda de Mello.

10/01/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Oct. 1-7

It's pumpkin festival time, plus a new Bistro at the Sarasota Art Museum opens, a contemporary dance season begins, and more.

10/01/2020 By Kay Kipling