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The Ringling

Visitor Guide

David Berry

    ISBN: 978 1 85759 913 8

    Size: 210 x 220 mm / 8.7 x 8.3 in.

    Binding: Paperback

    Pages: 64

    In association with:

    Date published: October, 2014

    UK £8.95 /US $12.95


  • Provides an accessible overview of The Ringling’s campus, including the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum, the historic house Ca’ d’Zan, the Historic Asolo Theater, and the beautifully landscaped grounds. 
  • The main visitor guide published for the entire museum and its collections.


Only at The Ringling can you discover the magic of the American circus, explore 5,000 years of art from around the world, step back in time to the Roaring Twenties and take in a show at a theatre fit for a Renaissance queen. This new guidebook provides an accessible overview of The Ringling’s campus. This encompasses the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum, the dazzling Ca’ d’Zan, which has been described as ‘the last of the Gilded Age mansions’, the Historic Asolo Theater and the beautifully landscaped grounds.

The many wonders of The Ringling come together in this one volume, designed to enhance the visitor’s experience on site and serve as a souvenir of their visit. With beautiful illustrations and an accessible text, this book is the perfect introduction to the fascinating history of a unique institution and its extraordinary collections.

Other titles published by Scala for the Ringling Museum incude: Beyond BlingCa d’Zan: Ringling’s Venetian Palace: Art Spaces, Grounds and Gardens: Art SpacesThe John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art: Director’s Choice, Paolo Veronese, R. Luke DuBois, Triumph and Taste, The Historic Asolo Theatre: Art Spaces and Circus Museum: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Author information

David Berry is the Assistant Director for Curatorial and Academic Affairs at The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art.