The Ringling, including the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, is home to one of the preeminent art and cultural collections in the United States. Spend a day or two exploring the 66 acre estate of John and Mable Ringling which also includes the Circus Museum, Ca' d'Zan,The Historic Asolo Theater, Bayfront Gardens and more.
Museum of Art: The State Art Museum of Florida with the Rubens’ Galleries to the Center for Asian Art, view the permanent collection’s treasures, fascinating exhibitions from around the world and the classical sculptures that fill the grand courtyard. Learn more about the Museum of Art
Circus Museum: Thrill to it all: the parade wagons, the posters, the glittering costumes, and the cannon that shot daring performers through the air. Wonder at the must-be-seen-to-be-believed 44,000-piece Howard Bros. Circus Model celebrating the entertainment that has delighted America for generations. Learn more about the Circus Museum
Ca'd'Zan: The home of the circus king and his wife, Ca’ d’Zan stands as a testament to the American Dream of the Roaring Twenties. Designed in the Venetian Gothic style, this dazzling palatial mansion perfectly captures the splendor and romance of the Italy the Ringlings so loved. Learn more about the Ca' d'Zan
Bayfront Gardens: As awe-inspiring as any work of art, The Ringling Bayfront Gardens are a living treasure. Courting couples statuary watch over Mable’s Rose Garden. The shade the majestic Banyan trees provide. The delight inspired by the whimsy of the Dwarf Garden and more. Learn more about the Bayfront Gardens
Historic Asolo Theater: Sarasota's most storied theater. U-shaped, with three tiers of boxes, this architectural gem provides a rare sense of intimacy between audience and performer that adds so much to the theater going experience. Learn more about the Historic Asolo Theater