Lay of the Land Exhibition

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Presented in collaboration with the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, Lay of the Land explores Florida’s unique 500-year cattle industry through art and objects on loan from members of Cowboy Artist’s Association of Florida, Cowboy “craftsmen” from around the state, private collections, and the Seminole Tribe.

The museum is located at: 633 Osceola Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
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UPCOMING MUSEUM EVENTS
PRESENTATION: “FIVE CENTURIES OF FLORIDA CATTLEMEN HISTORY”
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 to info@polasek.org.

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. More information at polasek.org. Free admission. $5 onsite parking.

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 required to info@polasek.org by April 8. $5 onsite parking, cash bar.


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