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“Five Centuries of Florida Cattlemen History” Presentation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. Folklorist and exhibiting artist Bob Stone will give an educational talk about the link between Florida’s history and its cattle culture, originating with Spanish settlement in the 1500s and continuing today. The talk will be followed by a gallery tour. Free admission but seating is limited. RSVP

Florida Cowboy Heritage Day – Family Open House

Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m. Celebrate Florida’s unique history with a fun-filled and educational day for the whole family. Activities include cattle culture arts and crafts demonstrations, historical presentations, cowboy poetry readings, live outdoor painting, and hands-on art activities for all ages. Free admission. $5 onsite parking. More information at

Closing Reception & Cowboy Poetry Reading

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. Join us for a special reception to close the Lay of the Land exhibition with entertainment by acclaimed poets from the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada. Doors open at 6 p.m. with poetry readings at 7 p.m. Free to attend but RSVP is

Beyond the Studio: Working Artists and Art Collectors

Sunday, March 25, 2018; 1:00-4:00 P.M. On-site Plein Air Happening with the Central Florida Watercolor Society 3:00 P.M. presentation $5 admission for members, $10 admission for the general public (General admission applies). To register, please call 407-960-4719, or email info@polasek.org. This spring the Polasek will be hosting our 10th Annual Winter Park Paint Out

Wine Down Wednesday + Island Objects Book Signing

Wednesday, January 31, 2018; 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Polasek Museum $15 members/$20 public/$25 at door The Polasek Museum with Fannie Hillman + Associates will host a "Wine Down Wednesday" happy hour mingle, offering appetizers, beer and wine, live music by Jeff Scott, and an opportunity

Island Objects Collector’s Presentation

Tuesday, January 9, 2018; 7:00 P.M. at the Capen House $5 admission for members, $10 admission for the general public. To register, please call 407-647-6294 and ask for Erin, or email volunteer@polasek.org.  If you think our current exhibit is interesting, just wait till you hear the story behind

Erin Offenback – Volunteer & Visitor Services Coordinator

Erin Offenback is one half of the “Erin’s” that serve as the Volunteer Coordinators at the Albin Polasek museum, managing volunteer shifts and group tours. Erin recently graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Bachelors in Art History. Alongside working at the museum, Erin also works part time at Wekiva