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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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Superhuman in Sarasota


Program description

Calling all superheroes!

We’re used to seeing superheroes light up movie screens with their daring deeds. But, did you know that we’re surrounded by the legacy of “super-humans” right here in Sarasota? Virtually visit The Ringling to learn more about awesome feats involved in the circus and the amazing impact the circus had on Sarasota.

This virtual tour will introduce 4th graders to


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Subject: FIne Arts: Visual Art, History, Language Arts, Media Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Students with Disabilities, Grade 4
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

Virtual school visits are available Monday-Friday during the school year.

Available times:

8:00am – 3:00pm

Length of program: 30 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

The Ringling uses Zoom for virtual tours unless otherwise specified. For brick-and-mortar classrooms, it is recommended teachers are equipped with microphone and video projection. For students learning remotely, Zoom is recommended to provide the most effective security.


The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

5401 Bay Shore Road

Sarasota, FL 34243

Fees / Ticketing:

Virtual school tours are FREE!

CPALMS Standards

English Language Arts:
Grade 4
Social Studies:
Grade 4
Visual Art:
Grade 4


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


  • Howard Bros circus model Big Show Main Entrance.


References available upon request.

Cancellation Policy

Please allow 2 weeks notice for cancellation.


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