Grants

The Ringling Receives Art Conservation Grant From the Getty Foundation

The grant is in support of a major conservation treatment of the museum’s monumental oil on canvas painting, "Emperor Justinian," by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant.

07/18/2019 Photography by Staff

Art

The Ringling Will Offer Free Admission to EBT Card Holders

The initiative is part of the nationwide "Museums for All" program to encourage lifelong museum-going habits.

07/11/2019 By Staff

The Fabric of India

A Major Exhibition at The Ringling Explores Centuries of Textiles from the Indian Subcontinent

More than 140 textiles are on loan from London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

07/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

The Ringling's Art of Performance Showcases International Artists

Different forms of dance and music take to the stage beginning in October.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Films

The Ringling Will Participate in World Refugee Day With Film Screening

The museum will show Ai Weiwei's film "Human Flow," about human migration and the refugee crisis.

06/11/2019 By Staff

World tour

Three-Day Ringling Festival Celebrates the Culture of India

A Journey Through India includes a Bollywood dance festival, live music from a sitar master, lectures on Indian culture, a market with food and artisan goods and more.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Fourth Quarter

Photojournalist David Burnett’s Ringling Museum Exhibit Turns the Lens on Senior Athletes

Burnett has captured senior athletes in Alabama, California, New Jersey, upstate New York, at a boxing gym in Brooklyn and at the Huntsman Senior Olympics in Utah, and at the National Senior Olympics in Las Vegas, where 20,000 people competed.

04/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Full plate

A Brewery Trolley Tour, a Wine Walk and More of This Week's Top Dining Events

Hope you're hungry, because this week is packed with fun culinary events.

03/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

The Ringling Opens Two New Shows Focused on Contemporary Art

One combines modern work from the museum's collections with gifts from private collectors; the other is a solo debut.

03/15/2019 By Kay Kipling

Art of Our Time

The Ringling’s New Stages Expands to Offer More Performances, More of the Time

“By elevating New Stages into a yearlong series, we are ensuring that more members of our community can be a part of performance at The Ringling," says executive director Steven High.

11/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Japanese Woodblock Prints On View at The Ringling

The pieces at the museum's center for Asian art date from the post World War II era.

11/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts

Ringling Museum Names New Head of Educational Programs

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art recently promoted Laura Steefel-Moore.

10/10/2018 By Staff

After the Revolution

Coco Fusco's New Exhibit at The Ringling Explores Politics in the U.S. and in Post-Castro Cuba

Fusco won the Hermitage Artist Retreat's Greenfield Prize in 2016.

09/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Francophile

Ringling Museum Showcases French Art at New Exhibit

With over 60 drawings on display, as well as accompanying prints and paintings, Storytelling: French Art from the Horvitz Collection will give viewers a crash course in the tradition of French art.

09/06/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Gifts Guide

Three Recent Mega-Gifts Signal a Seismic Shift in Sarasota's Philanthropic Landscape

2018 has been the year of giving generously.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Season Preview

The Ringling's New Stages Season Will Present Dance, Theater and More

New and returning artists will perform at the Historic Asolo Theater.

05/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

A Kaleidoscope of Color to Open at The Ringling

The imaginative costume designs of Miles White are spotlighted in this circus-themed show.

04/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Building for the Future

"The Ringling Inspires" Campaign Marks a New High

A new $5 million gift to the museum's capital and endowment campaign pushes closer to the overall $100 million goal.

03/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Inside Toni Dove: Embodied Machines at The Ringling

The survey show of the interactive artist's work promises to intrigue and involve viewers.

02/21/2018 By Kay Kipling

Ghost in the Machine

Toni Dove's New Exhibit Pushes Boundaries at The Ringling

Dove's body of work frequently focuses on how technology affects the way we interact.

02/15/2018 By Kay Kipling