Family Weekend



    Dear Ringling College Friends & Family Member(s):   

    We are pleased to invite you to Ringling College of Art and Design’s Family Weekend 2015 which is scheduled for October 23-25!  We hope that this will be a great weekend to celebrate family and togetherness! 

    If you plan to attend Family Weekend, please sign-up via our online Family Weekend Registration Form!



    For travel arrangements, please plan to arrive for Check-In on Friday, October 23 from 2pm-4pm in the Residence Life Lobby, Goldstein Hall. 

    If your student has a younger sibling, we welcome them to register for our Lil'Sibs events. Please, contact Residence Life for more details.

    The Parents' Association will also be hosting a Parents' Association Meeting on Friday, October 23rd 3:30-4:30pm followed by a Parents' Association Reception 4:30pm-6:30pm on the Ringling College campus.

    In addition, Student Life has partnered with Sarasota's Artful Giraffe with a fun celebratory ceramics event 7:30-9:30pm for all family members to enjoy!  

    Our Family Weekend Official Welcome with Ringling College of Art and Design President, Dr. Larry Thompson, is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, October 24.

    Additionally, Registration for Faculty-Led workshops will occur Saturday morning October 24th as well. Don't miss out to have a creative experience!

    (All event locations TBD, please check the Official Schedule in September for exact details).


    Some of the local hotels are offering special rates for this weekend.  Be sure to mention Ringling College when making your reservation so as to secure your hotel under the special Ringling College rate. 

    Should you have any questions about Family Weekend, please be sure to contact us at (941) 359-7505 or email  We look forward to having you back on campus!

    Best Regards, 

    Ringling College Student Life!







    Please check back in September 2015 to view more details pertaining Family Weekend’s Official Schedule of Events and Faculty Workshop information.  





    Examples of 2014 Family Weekend Schedule of Events and Workshops - listed below:


    Family Weekend Schedule of Events 2014 - NOW AVAILABLE!


    Family Weekend Faculty Workshop Information - You must sign-up for the listed Art Workshop to participate! Spaces Limited! See Family Weekend Schedule for Art Workshop Sign-Up Details! Small registration fee required at Check-In!



    Examples of 2013 Family Weekend Schedule of Events and Workshops - listed below:


    2013 Family Weekend Schedule of Events

    2013 Family Weekend Lil Sibs Visiting Minor Form


    2013 Family Weekend Creative Faculty Art Workshop Descriptions 


    2013 Ringling College Family Weekend Parking Map