Friday, August 2, 2013

Free Admission to Museum Thanks to Partnership - posted by Florida Fine Art Museum

Saturdays At The Polk Museum of Art Are Now Free Thanks To Mid Florida Bank
From The Daily Ridge
Polk Museum of Art Press Release:

Polk Museum of Art is proud to announce an agreement with MIDFLORIDA Credit Union that will enable the Museum to offer free admission to everyone on Saturdays year-round. Admission will be waived for all visitors to the Museum on every Saturday, beginning August 3.

MIDFLORIDA is underwriting the cost of Saturday admissions as part of a newly extended partnership agreement. With this new agreement, MIDFLORIDA becomes the first of the Museum’s new corporate partners. The Museum anticipates establishing six to eight such partnerships over the next five years, and each of the corporate partners will be able to specify which day of the week they want to sponsor.

“Having MIDFLORIDA become our first corporate partner is so fitting, because it has been a major supporter of the Museum all these years,” said Claire Orologas, PMoA Executive Director. “And as for free admission, anything we can do that makes the Museum more accessible is important for our community and for our commitment to public service.”

MIDFLORIDA has a long-standing partnership with the Museum and has been the title sponsor of MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake since 2009. In addition to Mayfaire and Saturday admissions, the credit union will be a sponsor of exhibitions in the Student Art Gallery; Family Day; Red, White & The Blues and the Museum’s new Fall for Art Festival.

Polk Museum website found here

I love these partnerships that benefit everyone. And free admission to museums is a growing trend that I hope continues.  GL

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Stanley Workman said...