A Splendid Little War

Platform Art, Inc is hosting a film screening of the Spanish American War film “Those Men That Came Before.” Speakers will address the facts about the Spanish American War, especially information about the soldiers stationed here in Lakeland and their role in the 1898 war with Spain. This event is free to attend, but registration is required. This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant

Buffalo Soldiers: Visual Narratives of history and Heritage: A Speaker Series on Florida and the Spanish-American War

On Saturday, November 6, join Platform Art for a reception and program on the Buffalo Soldiers & Friends of Freedom public art sculpture. Subject experts share the history of the Spanish-American War and the Buffalo Soldiers who were stationed in Lakeland during 1898 for the military campaign to gain Cuba’s independence from Spain. This is the second event in a series of public programs featuring subject expert and historians on

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