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Lakeland Art Museum will No Longer Charge Admission

Posted on April 30th, 2015 by

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Polk Museum of Art will no longer charge admission, effective today, thanks to two new institutional partners. “We stand among the many institutions, large and small, finding ways to remove barriers to access,” said Claire Orologas, executive director of Polk Museum of Art. “As a Smithsonian Affiliate museum, we are proud to follow their example […]

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April Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center March 21-June 27 Organized by the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland, this exhibition couples works by renowned artists such as Romare Bearden, […]

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Vote for your Favorite Outdoor Sculpture in Lakeland during April’s First Friday Festivities

Posted on April 1st, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

Join the City of Lakeland on Friday, April 3rd as they celebrate the addition of 10 new sculptures, which are part of the 15th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Lakeland, Winter Haven and now Sebring, are participating with the installation of new art, which will be on display for one year. The sculptures are displayed […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 16th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Nature, Sports, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 16-25, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 – TUESDAY, MARCH 31 RussMatt Central Florida Collegiate Baseball Invitational • Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Henley Field, Lake Bonny Park – A total of 290 NAIA, JUCO, Division […]

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Art+Food Offers a New Way to Experience PMoA

Posted on January 15th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

The second art party in Polk Museum of Art’s new Art+ series is going to spice things up with some competition. Local restaurants will try to create the most delicious Asian fusion dish around at Art+Food, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the Museum. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 5-13, 2015 Find a complete listing January and February events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, January 6 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month for book discussion. – The upcoming Book Club discussion will […]

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30 Central Florida Events to Attend in 2015

Posted on December 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The new year is upon us, and it’s the time of the year when we are all making our new year resolutions. Make a resolution to get out and explore some of the great events that Central Florida has to offer, whether you are a resident or are planning a visit in 2015. Here are 30 […]

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January Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by

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EXHIBITIONS Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee December 13-March 14 The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern traditions and modern Western aesthetics into emotionally charged renderings of the power of nature in transition. To Lee, seasonal change, dusk, dawn, and the rise […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 22-30, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, December 23 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Join the monthly walking tour to learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland and how the Loggia came about. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 15-23, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. 1930s HoliDAYS Date: Tuesday, December 16 Venue: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. – Meet historical characters, and immerse yourself in a bygone era of Christmas past at this event presented […]

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