Calendar

Sarasota, FL

"Conserved" Exhibit, The Ringling

Featuring posters from the Tibbals Collection, this exhibition examines the life of a circus poster. The posters were printed and posted to announce the coming of the circus.

Some posters had a second life after the circus left town. Fans would pull the colorful advertising from windows and walls, storing them folded or rolled for years before the posters found their way to the Museum.

Cleaning, backing and, occasionally restoration have given these lithographs a second life as documentation of circus history.

This exhibition is included with regular Museum admission.

 

cost
See description for cost information.
details
Website: www.ringling.org
venue information
  • The Ringling
  • 5401 Bay Shore Road
  • Sarasota, FL 34243
Event Contact
Name: The Ringling Phone: 941) 359-5700
Contact The Ringling by phone at 941) 359-5700 for more information regarding the "Conserved" Exhibit, The Ringling.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.