Exhibitions & Events

Imagining Florida: History & Myth in the Sunshine State

Nov. 13, 2018 – Mar. 24, 2019
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Boca Raton, FL

This stunning exhibition is a major anthology of art made in and inspired by Florida and its people, places, flora, and fauna.

On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations

Dec 4, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Tallahassee, FL

This exhibition showcases the pomp and prestige of Florida’s historic inaugurations featuring artifacts, photographs, and film footage from private and public collections.

Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida’s Cattle Culture

Dec 11, 2018 – Apr 14, 2019
Albin Polasek Museum
Winter Park, FL

Explore this exhibit focusing on the art of the cowmen and women unique to Florida, who have historically been called “crackers” or “cowboys.”

Crossroads: Change in Rural America, Live Oak, FL

Dec 15, 2018 – Jan 26, 2019
Live Oak Public Library
Live Oak, FL

Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.

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Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida’s Cattle Culture

Event Date:

December 11 @ 9:00 am

Venue:

Albin Polasek
633 Osceola Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789

Organizer:

Catherine Pinyot
407-647-6294
info@polasek.org

Program Description:

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens is pleased to announce its winter exhibition, Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida’s Cattle Culture. The exhibition will run from December 11, 2018 to April 14, 2019 and is presented in collaboration with the Florida Cattlemen’s Association. Lay of the Land will feature art and objects presenting the culture of Florida’s 500-year cattle industry. A broad range of items will be exhibited, from hand-made functional objects like saddles, whips, chaps, and spurs, to fine art photography, sketches, paintings, and sculpture. The exhibition will convey the excitement of the rodeo and cattle drive, the unspoiled beauty of Florida’s native scrub and working landscape, and a culture completely unique to our state.

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