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

Treasure Trove

Arts Groups Pick Some of Their Favorite Items from Their Collections

All of them serve as reminders of the breadth our arts groups have to offer.

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

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 12-Nov. 18

A new exhibit at The Ringling, opera performances live, movies under the stars and more.

11/12/2020 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

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Nov. 5-Nov. 11

A Renaissance festival, several new art exhibitions, a nature fest and more.

11/05/2020 By Kay Kipling

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

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 23-29

Water sports at Nathan Benderson Park, the finale of Asolo Rep’s "Making Musicals," talks with artists and authors, and more.

07/23/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things To Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 16-22

Outdoor Yoga at The Ringling, a national exhibit opens at Art Center Sarasota and more.

07/16/2020 By Ilene Denton

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

Dreamy 'I Do'

Ringling Museum Offering Special Elopement Ceremonies to Couples

Wedding plans canceled due to the pandemic? Book an intimate elopement ceremony on Ringling Museum's beautiful grounds at a reduced cost.

07/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Things To Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 9-15

A virtual FST Improv Festival, a Sarasota Ballet performance on TV, a healing soak in Warm Mineral Springs and more.

07/09/2020 By Ilene Denton

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