Episode 20c: Finding Balance in Sarasota at the Ringling Museum


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We pay homage to the impact the Ringling Bros Circus and family had on developing Sarasota by bringing you an entire episode all about the circus! We spent half a day at The Ringling (the State Art Museum of Florida), and were treated to tours from several of their curators. Our friend, Izzy Jay from the Reporting Live Podcast joined us with her family for the tour. Together, we learned why John and Mable Ringling made Sarasota their home. And, we visited the Circus Museum, their mansion called the Ca’ d’Zan, and one of the largest art collections in Florida. Jump in your clown car, head for the big top, and take this journey through time with us at the Greatest Show on Earth. Listen in...

Finding Florida Podcast Episode 20c:

Tour Guide: Jaime "Jemmy" Legagneur, Co-Host and Chief Enthusiasm officer: Jaime@FloridaPodcastNetwork.com

Tour Guide: Glenn the Geek, Co-Host and Chief Fun Officer: Glenn@FloridaPodcastNetwork.com

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Pic Credit: Finding Florida Podcast

Intro Voice Over Artist: Erica Mandy of The Newsworthy

Stop: The Ringling Museum, 5401 Bayshore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234

Guest: Virginia Harshman, PR Director

Stop: Circus Museum with our guide Jennifer Lemmer Posey, Curator of Circus

Stop: Ca' d'Zan with our guide Marissa Hershon, Curator

Stop: Museum of Art, Sarah Cartwright, Curator of Collections

Additional Support Provided by: Flint Stone Media

Special Thanks to: Britney Guertin, Communications & Content Manager for Visit Sarasota County

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The Agenda of Stops for Our 20th Adventure:

Let’s find balance in Sarasota and Siesta Key!! Friday, July 19th

Saturday, July 20th

Check out what's coming up on our Next Adventure! Want to join us at one of our stops? Email glenn@floridapodcastnetwork.com. Have a suggestion? Join us in the FPN Insiders group on Facebook and let us know!

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