Funk and Soul

Erik Iglesias Rodríguez, aka Cimafunk, on Music, Freedom and Style

Rodríguez's Afro Cuban funk will make you want to get up and dance.

04/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Breaking News

The Ringling Closes, Effective Immediately

The museum does not have an official reopening date.

03/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Fast Track

The Ringling Names New Board Officers, Members

Nancy J. Parrish will serve as board chair.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Art

The Ringling Receives Significant Gift From Stanton and Nancy Kaplan

The Kaplans' gift includes a major photography collection, a scholars' rock collection, and funds to endow a curatorial position and programming.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Botanical Gems

Unusual Trees and Plants are The Ringling’s Other Works of Art

Workshops and guided garden tours throughout the season give museum-goers a greater understanding of the botanical gems in the collection.

12/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Lectures

The Ringling, Newtown Alive! Partner for 'Collecting Recollections' Series

Three local women will recount their coming-of-age experiences in Sarasota during Jim Crow segregation, their transformation into adulthood and their participation in the Civil Rights movement..

10/28/2019 By Staff

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant

The funds came from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

10/25/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling’s Chief Registrar Authors Article for Inclusion Handbook

The article details Marian Carpenter’s professional experiences in dealing with issues of diversity, equity and inclusion during her 20-year museum career.

10/22/2019 By Staff

Dance Month

All Kinds of Dance Leap Onto Area Stages This Month

If there were ever a month to rejoice in what Sarasota’s dance professionals and patrons have before them, this October would seem to be it.

10/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Volunteering

The Ringling Seeks Docents

Docent training runs March 2020 through February 2021.

09/23/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

The Ringling Announces 2019 UnGala Ambassadors

The gala, which returns after a 10-year hiatus, will serve as the kickoff for The Ringling’s fall exhibition and performance season.

08/19/2019 By Staff

Let's Party

An Event Pro Shares Her Tips for Planning the Perfect Party

Christina Fraser on what makes her parties sizzle.

08/13/2019 By Hanna Powers

Accreditation

The Ringling Receives Level 2 Aboretum Accreditation

To become accredited, an arboretum is required to have a minimum of 100 species, varieties or cultivars of trees or woody plants.

08/01/2019 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Swiss Dishes, a Musical Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: painting at Lucky's Market and a sauce-making class at Publix.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers

Under the big top

It's Your Last Chance to See the Summer Circus Spectacular

The popular collaboration between The Ringling and The Circus Arts Conservatory ends this Saturday.

07/29/2019 By Hanna Powers

New Hires

The Ringling Hires Senior Director of Development

Mark Terman has more than 30 years of development experience.

07/23/2019 By Staff

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