This is the first exhibit presenting the two artists side-by-side. They were close friends but explored different themes.
Painters whitewashed the mosaic artwork in 2016. The paint was carefully removed this past week.
Highlights include the annual parade, a jazz festival, free admission to the Florida Children’s Museum and a day of service
Conceptual renderings show a large central grassy lawn surrounded by areas for recreational activities and a shaded events stage
The piece has a picnic theme and includes a neighborhood map and signs pointing toward arts groups.
The Lakeland film company landed rights to two books by Gilbert King about Lake County’s Willis McCall.
The tribute would be unveiled on July 4, 2026, the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
Lauren Austin’s quilts, on display through March 12, draw on a long history of African diaspora textile making.
The Florida Children’s Museum, located at Bonnet Springs, will host its grand re-opening on Nov. 4 and 5.
The RP Funding Center opens its 2022-23 entertainment season this month as Lakeland city commissioners decide on an annual budget that would lower operational costs and prompt programming changes that are hoped to attract new audiences.