Community Programs

Ringling College offers community and educational programs for prospective students and learners of all ages.

Your community for creative learning.

Ringling College of Art and Design is committed to building community and believes that art and design are for everyone. Our programs promote education, skill building, and lifelong learning by providing opportunities at multiple locations, including the Ringing College of Art and Design Main Campus, Sarasota Art Museum and the Ringling College Museum Campus, and Englewood Art Center.

Ringling College Galleries and Exhibitions

The Galleries and Exhibitions program includes exhibitions and activities that celebrate the work and production of students, faculty, alumni, and visiting artists in our seven on-campus galleries. With rotating programming, you will always find an exciting new exhibition, artist talk, lecture, or event to attend.

Sarasota Art Museum

Sarasota Art Museum is Ringling College of Art and Design’s dynamic laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art. The Museum offers educational and studio programs for youth and adults that start conversations and amplify the city’s creative spirit.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College

OLLI at Ringling College provides affordable and outstanding educational programs to enrich the lives of mature adults in Sarasota and Manatee counties. OLLI offers classes with topics as varied as arts and entertainment, finance, history, science, current events, languages, psychology, and more.

TOWN HALL Lecture Series

Ringling College’s distinguished TOWN HALL Lecture Series invites the world’s leading spokespeople in world affairs, government, economics, business, social welfare, medicine, art, and entertainment.

Englewood Art Center

The Englewood Art Center focuses on education, exhibitions, and events. EAC serves as a nexus for artists and audiences to inspire creativity, exchange ideas, endorse imagination, and encourage creative growth.

Teen Concentrations

Ringling College High School Teen Concentrations offers studio and digital art experiences to high school students eager to elevate their creative skills.

Kadenze Online Learning

Online non-credit course modules taught by Ringling College faculty.