Mindful Leadership

Mindful Leadership

Supported by a vast and growing body of research, mindfulness and mindful leadership is a much talked about trend among Fortune 500 visionaries and executives. Over the past decade, an increasing number of companies and organizations have discovered the advantages of incorporating mindfulness into their culture and professional development practices. Likewise, employers are also recognizing how the arts simulate creative thinking, problem solving and team building. 

Emily Rogers, a business consultant, executive coach and retreat leader, will lead a Mindful Leadership Workshop for our local professionals. Please join us as we learn ways to realize our full potential in purposeful, creative, and balanced ways. 

Cost: FREE

Date: August 26, Noon

Limited seating, please RSVP below or call 863.688.7743 x249

Mindful Leadership Workshop RSVP

This session is full. Please join us for another workshop with Emily in January.

"Point of View" Gallery Talk: Ken Rollins

"Point of View" Gallery Talk: Ken Rollins

"Point of View" Gallery Talks will be held the first Friday of the month at noon. Our September 9th POV Gallery Talk will be with Ken Rollins.  Mr. Rollins will discuss the history of building the Museum's collection during his term as Director of the Museum as well as select works of art accessed during that 12 years.

Ken Rollins, President of Rollins Fine Art - a fine art consulting company, has been Executive Director of four art museums in Florida over a career of thirty years: The Deland Museum of Art, Deland, FL; the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL; the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL; and finally Interim Executive Director of the Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. Each museum achieved significant success under Ken’s leadership. In 2004, Ken was honored with the Florida Association of Museums Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2006, he was presented with the Florida Art Museum Directors Association Lifetime Achievement Award. More details of his accomplishments can be found here. 

Limited Availability: Please RSVP at PolkMuseumofArt.org/RSVP

 

Lessons from the Shadows Members' Reception

Lessons from the Shadows Members' Reception

Join us to hear New Orleans photographer Josephine Sacabo speak about her artwork in the exhibition, Lessons from the Shadows. This exhibit focuses on two of Sacabo's photography portfolios: Juana and the Structures of Reverie and Óyeme Con Los Ojos. 

Cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres to follow. Free admission is a benefit of Polk Museum of Art membership. Non-members are welcome at $10 per person.

Please rsvp at polkmuseumofart.org/rsvp.

Public Lecture with George Lowe

Public Lecture with George Lowe

Join us to hear local legend George Lowe speak about One Collector's Dream, the first comprehensive exhibition of his private art collection. Lowe has been an art collector for over 30 years. His home is a veritable art museum, containing a variety of artworks from mid-century Pop Art to contemporary Folk Art.

Since Lowe began his radio career in 1974, his voice has contributed to nine Emmy Awards, three ADDY Awards and has earned him praise from the New York Times, USA Today and TV Guide. Millennials will recognize his voice as that of the interstellar talk show host Space Ghost from Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim fame. 

Cash bar to follow. Free admission.

Limited Space. Please RSVP at reservations@polkmuseumofart.org or call 863.688.7743 x249.

Public Lecture with Humberto Castro

Public Lecture with Humberto Castro

Join us to hear artist Humberto Castro speak about the exhibition for his ongoing project, Tracing Antilles. After spending his early life and early career in Cuba, Castro immigrated to Paris in 1989 and then to Miami in 1999. His own experiences of migration and feelings of displacement inspired him to investigate the evolution of culture in the islands of Greater Antilles (Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands). The project seeks to explore impressions, or traces, of collective experience that still influence the Caribbean psyche and artistic expression today.

Cash bar to follow. Free admission.

Limited Space. Please RSVP at reservations@polkmuseumofart.org or call 863.688.7743 x249.