Category Archives: Events
ROAR! The Ringling Order of Art Readers
ROAR! is the Ringling Museum Library’s summer initiative to get children ages 4-7 engaging in early literacy and art appreciation. Fine stories and illustrations are often a child’s first exposure to the joy of reading. Our family storytime will be every Friday at 10:30am, from June 7th to August 2nd, except July 5th (in observance of the July 4th holiday). ROAR! is FREE. Each storytime is limited to 20 children and adult companions must accompany them. Registration is required. Please register with the Assistant Librarian, Mēgan Oliver, in advance, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 941-359-5700 ext. 2704.
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Today marked our last book club meeting of the spring, for the Ringling Museum Library club The Literati. We hope you enjoyed our selections thus far and will join us when we start up again in the fall. We will shortly publish our book choices and send out email announcements. The final discussion guide for the book we discussed this morning, A Motor-Flight through France by Edith Wharton, is available for PDF download here -> Edith Wharton discussion guide.
Thanks for all your continued support and for participating in our free programs and library events.
The Spirit of the 1913 Armory Show and the Marking of Artistic Modernism in America
On April 17, 2013 at 10am, our guest lecturer Baila Miller will discuss the now famous 1913 Armory Show, the first large exhibition of Modern Art in the United States. It became a milestone of unprecedented scope. For the first time, Americans saw avant-garde European art. This new language in paintings and sculpture included examples of Fauvism, Cubism, and Futurism. New Yorkers were more shocked than delighted!
Please become a Friend of the Library at our event! We will have forms available and with your sponsorship, we’ll be able to continue collecting scholarly literature that will support The Ringling!
|Join The Ringling Museum Library and New College on March 18th for our FREE annual art history symposium. We’ll have six New College student presentations, and one New College professor speaking on art from the turn of the last century to the present day.
Coffee, brunch, & afternoon refreshments will be provided.
What: Sharing the Scholarship
When: March 18th, 2013
What time: 10am-4pm
Where:The Ringlling Museum
Johnson-Blalock Education Center
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243
Space is limited, so please get there early to get a seat!