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Handbuilding in Clay

Friday, February 27, 2015 — 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Saturday, February 28, 2015 — 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Friday, March 6, 2015 — 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Saturday, March 7, 2015 — 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm  • Events, Registration

February 27 (6-8:30pm), February 28 (9:30am-3pm), March 6 (6-8:30pm), March 7 (noon-3pm) Instructor: Fired Arts Academy Staff, Jen Ken Kilns Fee: $150 Members, $170 Non-Member This is a great opportunity to get your hands in…

Closed for Gala

Friday, February 27, 2015 Saturday, February 28, 2015 Sunday, March 1, 2015 Monday, March 2, 2015  • Events

The Museum will be closed Friday, February 27, through Monday, March 2, for our annual Gala. The Museum will reopen to the public at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 3.

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The Gala 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:30 pm  • Events, The Gala

Cost: $375 per person Polk Museum of Art’s annual black-tie benefit is also one of the best parties in Central Florida. It’s a memorable evening of dancing, socializing, and a wonderful gourmet dinner. A silent…

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Wet-Carved Concrete Sculpture

Friday, March 13, 2015 — 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Saturday, March 14, 2015 — 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday, March 15, 2015 — 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm  • Events, Registration

3-Day Workshop: March 13 (3-6pm), March 14 (8am-5pm), March 15 (noon-5pm) Instructor: Elder G. Jones Fee: $250 Members, $270 Non-Members Join master concrete-carver Elder Jones in this three-day, hands-on sculpture workshop. Participants will learn the…

Fused Glass: Jewelry

Friday, March 20, 2015 — 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Saturday, March 21, 2015 — 9:30 am to 3:00 pm  • Events, Registration

2-Day Workshop:  March 20 (6-8:30pm), March 21 (9:30am-3pm) Instructor: Fired Arts Academy Staff, Jen-Ken Kilns Fee: $180 Members, $200 Non-Members In this two-day, in-depth, fused glass jewelry workshop, students will learn many skills and techniques…

Exhibition Reception

Friday, March 20, 2015 — 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm  • Events

Cost: Free for members, $10 non-members Join us to celebrate our new exhibition, African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland. A lecture begins at 6…

Lemon Street Celebration/First Friday

Friday, April 3, 2015 — 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm  • Events

The City of Lakeland will celebrate the return of the Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition to Lemon Street  in conjunction with downtown’s First Friday. FLOSC is now in its 15th year. Sculptures selected in the FLOSC are displayed…

Closed for Easter

Sunday, April 5, 2015 Monday, April 6, 2015  • Events

Polk Museum of Art will be closed on Sunday and Monday, April 5 and 6, for Easter. The Museum will reopen to the public at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 7.

Curator Tour

Friday, April 10, 2015 — 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm  • Events

COST: Free Enjoy a special tour of the exhibitions Revival: African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center.

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Wet Felting

Saturday, April 25, 2015 — 10:00 am to 1:00 pm  • Events

April 25, 10am – 1pm Instructor: Rachelle Eason, M.A. in Education, Converse College, Owner/Operator of Rachelle Eason Artist Studios Fee: $60 Members, $80 Non-Members Explore wet felting with the old-fashioned technique of using a washboard,…

Central Park Stroll

Thursday, April 30, 2015 — 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm  • Events

Admission: FREE This annual event is a celebration of the Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition, now in its 15th year. Sculptures selected in the FLOSC are displayed for 11 months in the Central Park area of…

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MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake 2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015 — 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday, May 10, 2015 — 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  • Events, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake

May 9 & 10, 2015 9:00am – 4:00pm FREE Admission! Artists, click here to apply for Mayfaire! Deadline is March 1. Begun as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA…

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