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Islamic Artists of Orlando Panel Discussion and Poetry Reading

Tuesday, June 5th; 7:00 p.m. This panel presentation with members of the Islamic Artists of Orlando and local college professors will discuss Orlando’s Islamic art community and share selected Islamic poems.  The discussion will be followed by an informal gallery tour of the Arabesque exhibit. $5 Museum Member, $10 General Admission

Paint Night at the Polasek—An Arabesque ‘Starry Night’

Friday August 3rd, 2018; 7:00 p.m. Participants will create a “Starry Night” scene inspired by the Polasek’s Arabesque exhibit.  Step-by-step guidance will be provided to help artists of all skill levels create a masterpiece to take home during this two-hour class.  No experience is necessary, and all supplies will be provided.  One glass of

The Artful Book Club Reads: The Moor’s Account

Monday, August 6th, 2018; 10:00 a.m. The Polasek’s quarterly book club will pair author Laila Lalami’s The Moor’s Account with the museum’s exhibit Arabesque: Contemporary Conversations. The Writer’s Block Bookstore staff will lead a thoughtful discussion followed by a curator tour of the Polasek’s exhibit. Books can be purchased at Writer’s Block at 124

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