LAKELAND – Polk Museum of Art on May 15 presented scholarships to college-bound visual arts students at Harrison School for the Arts.
Gold Patron Scholarships were awarded to seniors Megan Cloyd, Hannah Richardson, Rebekah Rittenhouse and Emily Wade; and junior Chase Van Tilburg. Platinum Patron Scholarships were awarded to seniors Hannah Creech, Megan Cloyd and Stevie Pniewski. The Fonchen Lord Scholarship was awarded to junior Katherine Graham, who will apply it toward a summer pre-college art program.
The recipients of the scholarships, the faculty of the Harrison School for the Arts and Museum staff are deeply grateful for the support of PMoA’s Gold and Platinum Patrons for making these scholarships possible.
Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, Florida, is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts in Central Florida. The Museum is one of the Top 10 art museums in the State of Florida, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the only art museum accredited by the American Association of Museums serving the 561,000 residents of Polk County. Museum hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesdays – Saturdays; 1 – 5 p.m. Sundays; and closed Mondays and major holidays. Admission is free for Museum members. General admission is $5 for adults and $4 for seniors (62 and older). Children and students with student IDs are admitted for free. Special exhibition fees may apply. Admission is free to all on Thursdays, thanks to our partnership with the Chao Foundation; Fridays, thanks to BB&T; and Saturdays, thanks to MIDFLORIDA. The Museum is fully accessible.