Upcoming Events

POWER OF PHOTOGRAPHY TO EXPERIENCE COMMUNITY

May 22, 2024
6:00PM

LOCATION: THE POLASEK MUSEUM

PRICE:  $12 MEMBERS, $15 NON-MEMBERS

Join us to view Gordon Parks 1943 photo essay of Mary McLeod Bethune, and the school she founded, Bethune-Cookman University, and life in the surrounding segregated neighborhoods of Daytona Beach.
Experience the exhibition and join in a conversation about these historic photos and how they engage with each of us to experience communities led by moderator, Barbara Chandler, Manager of Hannibal Square Heritage Center.

1-DAY PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

June 30, 2024
10:00AM – 4:00PM

LOCATION: THE POLASEK MUSEUM

PRICE:  $145 MEMBERS, $160 NON-MEMBERS

Space is limited – Registration Opens May 20th

Learn the basics of film photography, including 35mm camera instruction, photo composition, film development and creating prints.  No experience is necessary, all equipment and lunch will be provided. The workshop will begin at the Polasek Museum and then move to the Crealdé School of Art photography classroom. 

Instructor: Peter Schreyer, Executive Director, and Senior Faculty Member at Crealdé School of Art

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY MATTERS – PETER SCHREYER

July 11, 2024
6:00PM

LOCATION: THE POLASEK MUSEUM

PRICE:  $12 MEMBERS, $15 NON-MEMBERS

The program will start with a brief gallery walk through the Gordon Parks exhibition, followed by a presentation on the history of documentary photography – and why it still matters in the 21st century, a time characterized by instant news flashes and social media. The presenter will also share samples of his own work, documenting America’s changing cultural landscape for over four decades.
A native of Switzerland, Peter Schreyer is an internationally exhibited, award-winning photographer who has documented America’s cultural landscape for over four decades. He is the long-time Executive Director of Crealdé School of Art and Senior Faculty Member.