Behind the Buildings

Meet the Women Behind Six Iconic Local Buildings

Sarasota architecture wears the names of women from our past. Here are six to know.

09/01/2021 Photography by Robert Plunket

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Pippin" opens in Manatee, several "last chance" opportunities, and live jazz at Fogartyville.

08/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota July 29-Aug. 4

The Summer Circus Spectacular, a performance by the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, Venice Theatre's Summer Cabaret Festival and more.

07/29/2021 By Kay Kipling


The Ringling Will Host 'Ecoperformance Week' in September

The field of ecoperformance looks at climate change and environmental justice as multifaceted environmental and social phenomena that can be transformed through the arts.

07/23/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do This Weekend: July 15-21

FST takes to the road with a new show, Venice Theatre offers summer cabaret, summer movies and more.

07/15/2021 By Kay Kipling


The Ringling Receives Grant From Manatee Community Foundation to Support New Exhibit

The $10,000 grant will help support The Ringling’s upcoming collaboration with artist Rhodnie Desir.

06/28/2021 By Staff

Wall to wall

New Ringling Museum Installation Connects Viewers With the Earth and One Another

Ya Levy-La’ford's "American/Rōōts" is part of a new exhibition at The Ringling.

06/28/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 24-30

Suncoast Summer Fest roars into town, FST presents a rolling world premiere, last chance to see Pop! at Selby Gardens and more.

06/24/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: June 17-23

The Skyway 2021 exhibit opens at The Ringling, more art on view in Sarasota and Venice, Suncoast Summer Fest gears up and more.

06/17/2021 By Kay Kipling


The Ringling Receives NEA Grant

The funds will be used to support a new exhibition titled "Metadata: Rethinking Photography from the 21st Century."

05/13/2021 By Staff

I, Robot

New Technology Allows Hospital-Bound Seniors to Explore The Ringling

The Ohmni telepresence robot is controlled by patients via a tablet and allows them to move independently and interact with others.

05/11/2021 By Staff


The Ringling Named a 2021 Blue Star Museum

The Blue Star Museums initiative provides free admission to currently serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer.

05/07/2021 By Staff


The Ringling Acquires New Preservation Technology

Filmic FI-16 allows analog films to be converted to digital, as well as preserved and corrected. High-resolution photos can also be captured from the films.

05/03/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota April 15-21

An outdoor concert at Asolo Rep, celebrating the circus at The Ringling, BBQ and bluegrass and more.

04/15/2021 By Kay Kipling


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: March 11-17

Comedy outdoors, a fine arts show at Lakewood Ranch, and music galore.

03/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

A Modern Master

Sam Gilliam: Selections On View at The Ringling

Gilliam works from local collectors are in the spotlight for this exhibition.

03/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 18-24

A world premiere at Asolo Rep, a second production for Sarasota Opera, Thunder by the Bay weekend and more.

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

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