Limelight

Photos: The Ringling's Wine and Roses 2021

For the first time in a long while, people dressed up and headed to a fund raiser.

03/29/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 11-17

It's opera season at last, Selby Gardens goes Pop!, WBTT lights up the night, and much more.

02/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

The Arts

Ringling Museum Awarded Grant From the Andy Warhol Foundation

The $31,000 grant will support curatorial activities and a new exhibit in 2023.

01/21/2021 By Staff

Museum Dining

Take a Break From Gazing at Paintings at Two New Museum Restaurants

Museum restaurants must offer a wide enough selection of dishes to appeal to the masses and get you in and out in a jiffy, but they also can’t skimp on flavor. Here's our review of two local ones.

01/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

The Ringling Receives $45,000 Grant from Sarasota Community Foundation

The grant will help support the Art of Performance program, the Community Gallery and exhibitions.

01/05/2021 By Staff

Art of Glass

New Works Highlight the Collection at The Ringling’s Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion

Over the last decade or so, the popularity of glass as an art form has risen in Sarasota.

12/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

10,000 Steps

Indian Beach-Sapphires Shores Is One of the Most Eminently Walkable Neighborhoods in Town

Lovely, tree-lined Bay Shore Road runs parallel to Tamiami Trail for several interesting miles.

12/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

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

The Faces of Kabubki

A New Exhibit at The Ringling Showcases the Art of Kabuki

Works by Toyohara Kunichika, Yamamura Kōka and Natori Shunsen, among the foremost printers of their time, are included.

11/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Oct. 22-28

The Sarasota Ballet kicks off its digital fall season, concerts of all kinds and a fiesta or two.

10/22/2020 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

Artist Voices

The Ringling Welcomes Artist John Sims as Part of Its New Residency Program

Sims will showcase his work addressing the coronavirus, racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement at The Ringling next month.

08/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant

The funding, which comes from Gulf Coast Community Foundation, will support family programming and the Art of Our Time initiative.

08/11/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling Names New Board Members

Jeffrey R. Hotchkiss will serve as board chair and Dr. Sarah Pappas will serve as vice-chair.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Digital Life

Five Upcoming Online Activities for Kids

From virtual story-time to digital art classes, here are creative ways to keep the kids entertained right now.

07/10/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

First Person

What It's Like to Visit The Ringling as a Young Black Woman

Jessika Ward asks herself how the world sees her—and is surprised to find answers at The Ringling’s “Being Seen” exhibit.

07/08/2020 By Jessika Ward

A Different Look

Being Seen at The Ringling Focuses on Female Photographers

The photography exhibit now on view offers the gaze through women's eyes.

06/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $30,000 NEA Grant

The grant will be used to support a two-year-long multidisciplinary program dedicated to the role of women in the circus arts.

06/11/2020 By Staff

The Reopening

Photos: Selby Gardens and The Ringling Museum Reopen

Both venues had been closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/01/2020 Photography by Lauren Pritchard

Style

Bring Home a Piece of Sarasota From These Terrific Museum Gift Shops

Not only will you have a treasured memory of our region, you'll be supporting our local institutions.

04/01/2020 By Megan McDonald