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Space paintings on display at Polk Museum

Robert T. McCall’s Apollo 8 Coming Home, oil on canvas.

Photo by Eric Long, courtesy of the Polk Museum

Robert T. McCall’s Apollo 8 Coming Home, oil on canvas.

In the 1960s, when the space program was thriving, officials invited artists to visit NASA and paint whatever they wanted. The result is a lovely collection, now part of the Smithsonian Institution, that is on loan to the Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto Ave., Lakeland, through Dec. 7. Shown is Robert T. McCall's Apollo 8 Coming Home, oil on canvas. polkmuseumofart.org or (863) 688-7743.

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