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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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The Iliad: Myths and Legends Video Tour


Program description

The timeless tale of love, war, betrayal, and glory.Artists and authors have been inspired by the ancient Greek poet Homer for thousands of years. In this tour designed to complement The Iliad, museum educators will tell the story of the Trojan War through artworks in The Ringling collections. Discover the unique ways artists continue to be inspired by the classic Greek tale.

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Subject: FIne Arts: Visual Art, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

This recorded tour is available at all times.

Available times:

This recorded tour is available at all times.

Length of program: 30 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

We recommend speakers and screen for this tour.


In-school use.

Fees / Ticketing:

This virtual tour is FREE! Request lesson plans by email.

CPALMS Standards

English Language Arts:
Grade 9-12
Social Studies:
Grade 9-12
Visual Art:
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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