Checking In

The New Art Ovation Hotel Partners with Ringling College

Paintings and sculpture by the art school’s faculty and alumni fill the hotel’s walls.

04/16/2018 By Ilene Denton

Star Shine

An Evening with Beau Bridges at Ringling College

The actor-director shared stories of his long career in Hollywood and more.

04/06/2018 By Kay Kipling

Higher Education

Ringling College Appoints New Executive Positions

Wey and Garlington join the school's Office of Advancement.

03/30/2018 By Staff

Nuts and Bolts

Bring a ‘Frankenstein’ Computer Game to Life

New College, Ringling Team Up for "Write-a-thon: Game-Jam on Frankenstein."

03/30/2018 By Staff

Why I Care

Joel and Gail Morganroth Donate a Record-Breaking $15 Million to Ringling College of Art and Design

Their gift will endow a chair in the college’s newest major, Virtual Reality Development, as well as help fund capital projects, equipment, scholarships and the new Sarasota Museum of Art.

03/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

Star Power

John Lithgow Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Lithgow shared stories from his long career on stage and screen (and also sang a song about manatees).

03/07/2018 By Kay Kipling and Megan McDonald

Nonprofits

Photojournalist Joins Latino Nonprofit Board

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit dedicated to helping Latinos achieve the American Dream, recently added Karen Arango to its board.

03/06/2018 By Staff

Retail

Forum to Weigh Civil Rights, Religious Freedom

March 14 event asks, “Can a Cake Shop Refuse to Make a Cake for a Same-Sex Wedding?"

02/20/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Nonprofit Fundraising and Scholarship Alliance Forms

Designing Women Boutique recently formed a strategic fundraising, scholarship and mentoring alliance with six Sarasota charitable organizations.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Star Power

Woody Harrelson Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Harrelson talked about his new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri—for which he's nominated for an Oscar—and his dream collaboration.

02/01/2018 By Megan McDonald

Education

Ringling College Receives $15 Million Donation

The donation is the college's single largest gift ever, and the first eight-figure donation since the founding of the college in 1931.

01/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Education

Workshop on 21st Century 'Thought and Trends' Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design 'futurist in residence' David Houle is presenting a new workshop as part of the college's Lifelong Learning Academy.

01/17/2018 By staff

Education

Conference Focuses on Baby Boomer Retirement

The Ringling College of Lifelong Learning is holding a conference on Thursday, Feb. 1, dedicated to issue facing Baby Boomers as they prepare to retire.

01/15/2018 By staff

Education

Tickets to Ringling College Speaker Series Go on Sale Monday

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins Monday, Jan. 22, with former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan.

01/02/2018 By staff

Gallery Hopping

Some Really Big Shows are Coming to Ringling College

Gallery-hopping at the ever-expanding campus.

12/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

Technology

PGT, Cruise Car Leaders Honored with Economic Development Corporation Awards

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently presented its two major annual awards.

12/07/2017 By staff

Technology

College to Offer Virtual Reality Degree

Sarasota's Ringling College of Art and Design will begin offering a degree in virtual reality development next fall.

10/19/2017 By staff

Education

Inter-College Collaboration the Topic at Oct. 5 Luncheon

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a panel discussion about the Cross College Alliance.

09/25/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Ringling College Computer Animation Graduates Win Student Academy Award

Beth David and Esteban Bravo recently won a 2017 Student Academy Award for their animated short, "In a Heartbeat."

09/20/2017 By staff

Events

Tickets for Creative All-Day Conference Go on Sale Friday

Tickets for this year's PINC (People, Ideas, Nature and Creativity) conference go on sale at noon on Friday, Sept. 1.

08/30/2017 By staff