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Ringling Museum of Art

Ringling Museum of Art

There is so much to discover at The Ringling!  Students of all ages will connect with art, nature, and history as they explore The Ringling’s rich art collections, roam the lush grounds, visit the historic Ca’ d’Zan, and experience the fascinating, interactive history of the American circus.

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Myths and Legends Virtual Tour


Program description

Power, glory, revenge, and love. The Greek and Roman Pantheon has something to thrill us all.

Greek and Roman myths have inspired artists and authors for thousands of years. This tour discusses 3-6 artworks from The Ringling’s collections that portray images inspired by classical mythology. Students familiar with Greek and Roman myths will find connections in popular deities such as Aphrodite,


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Literary Arts, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Subject: FIne Arts: Visual Art, History, Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies
Population served: Students with Disabilities, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Virtual school visits are available Monday-Friday.

Available times:

8:00am – 3:00pm

Length of program: 30 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

The Ringling conducts virtual school visits via Zoom unless otherwise requested.


The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

5401 Bay Shore Road

Sarasota, FL 34243

Fees / Ticketing:

Virtual tours are FREE!

CPALMS Standards

English Language Arts:
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6-8
Grade 9-12
Social Studies:
Grade 6
Grade 9-12
Visual Art:
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6-8
Grade 9-12


Has conducted educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Programs connect to State Curriculum Standards: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


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References available upon request.

Cancellation Policy

Please allow 2 weeks notice for cancellation.


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