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The Ringling

The Ringling

ABOUT THE RINGLING

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling) is proud to offer all school programs free of charge. Located on 66-acres along Sarasota Bay, there is so much to discover at your museum! Circus owners John and Mable Ringling built their Mediterranean Revival mansion, Ca’

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Sam Gilliam: Improvisation, Gr. 3-5- Virtual!

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Exploration Description

On this FREE 45-minute interactive tour with The Ringling for grades 3-5, students will learn about abstract artist Sam Gilliam, practice improvisation, and discuss the artistic movements that complemented the Civil Rights Movement. Students will listen to jazz greats Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Thelonious Monk as they critically examine Gilliam’s abstract work, discussing how both

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Exploration Detail

Exploration type: Online Virtual Exploration
Subject: Music, Social Studies, Visual Art
Grade Levels 3-5
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Virtual Exploration Only

Standards & Benchmarks

MU.3.C.1.2MU.3.C.3.1MU.3.H.2.1
MU.4.C.1.2MU.5.C.1.1MU.5.H.2.1
SS.3.C.2.1VA.3.S.1.2VA.4.S.1.3
VA.5.S.1.3  

Transportation

Is transportation needed for this exploration?: No
If Yes, who arranges transportation?: Other (see description)
Is financial assistance offered?: Yes

Program info

Summer or Family Programs Offered?: yes

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