Fine Art, the Circus, and the Sailor

Updated: Nov 9, 2020

As many of you know now, I spent the Easter holiday in Florida with my family. Some of this time my Mom and I set aside to do some exploring of our own. I think my Mom is my favorite travel buddy right now because we have very similar tastes and travel habits. We love the beaches, the sunsets, and all the usual hang out in paradise activities you would think of from a vacation to Florida or somewhere similar. However, we also like exploring the unusual and cultural attractions of an area too.

From Port Charlotte, we made our way the hour or so to Sarasota where we visited The Ringling museum. This extraordinary place may sound familiar to you if you’ve ever heard of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The Ringling does have two buildings showing off the amazing history of the circus complete with inter-actives that kids will love but the true gem of the museum is the fine art collection!

We wandered through gallery after gallery of priceless art from nearly every era and style. Renaissance, Enlightenment, Contemporary, and so much more… If you’re a lover of beauty in a