Loading Events

← Back to Events

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College

863-688-7743|polkmuseumofart.org

Upcoming Events

May 2018

Beth Ford: A Selective Retrospective

May 8 - September 23
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Beth Ford Studio Session

Beth Ford is an award-winning artist in drawing, painting, and intaglio printmaking at State, Regional, and National competitions. Her work is in several Florida Museums and many public and private collections throughout the South. Beth is also a well-known art educator for over fifty years and is a Professor emeritus of Art at Florida Southern college in Lakeland where she still teaches a course in Printmaking. She is now a member of a Lakeland Writers group and Florida Writers Association.…

Find out more »

VAS Arts: My Community

May 26 - August 26
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

An exhibition highlighting work from Very Special Arts of Polk County.

Find out more »
June 2018

The Recyclers: Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

June 1 - September 16
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free
The Recyclers - Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

This intimate two-work installation of Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso’s The Recyclers featuring the finished painting and its study hung side-by-side — provides an instructive opportunity for viewers to engage in the process of close looking, gaining better understanding of the artist’s process and the methodology underlying her imaginative contemporary spin on Old-Master-style painting.

Find out more »

Double Vision: Photocentric Paintings by Richard Heipp

June 2 - August 25
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free
RICHARD HEIPP, CULTURAL STRABISMUS: VISION FAITH: SEEING BELIEVING, 1999, IMAGE COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.

Features air-brushed simulations of photographs and scanned objects, these works occupy the gray area between the manually produced painting and the digitally reproduced image. Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays including July 4 and Labor Day. Richard Heipp, Cultural Strabismus: Vision Faith: Seeing Believing, 1999, Image courtesy of the artist.  

Find out more »

Lorrie Goulet: Seventy Years Carving

June 16 - September 30
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free
LORRIE GOULET, PANGAEA, 2007, PERSIMMON WOOD, LOAN FROM THE ARTIST, MADE POSSIBLE BY HARMON-MEEK GALLERY

Lorrie Goulet: Seventy Years Carving celebrates the storied career of a sculptor, painter, and poet who first made her name in the 1950s and 1960s as a female artist who identified herself principally as a carver — a term that aptly describes her hands-on and intuitive approach to sculpting directly from stone and wood. Now 92 years old, Goulet still works actively in her New York City home and studio, whose entire first floor is filled with a lifetime of her work.  For seven decades, Goulet’s sculptures have focused principally on the female form,…

Find out more »

The Von Wagner Code

June 23 - September 16
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

A unique exhibition inspired by the rediscovery of a damaged, lost painting on the Florida Southern College campus. Regular Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Sunday, 1 to 5pm Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays including December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1. The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays, major holidays, and for its annual Gala.

Find out more »
July 2018

Summer Art Camp Session 4

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map

See Museum website for pricing.

Find out more »

Winter Haven Art Camp

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Outer Space Gallery, 230 Ave C SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880 United States
+ Google Map

THIS CLASS IS FULL!!! Registration is closed. Learn more about this popular camp on the Museum website.

Find out more »

Creative Yoga with Michelle Pugh

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 19, 2018

Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map

All ages, sizes and levels of experience are welcome. $5 members $10 nonmembers

Find out more »

Docent-Led Tour

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 20, 2018

Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

View the Museum's main exhibit with a passionate docent. FREE. Preregistration is suggested. RSVP: reservations@polkmuseumofart.org

Find out more »

The Art of Film: Finding Vivian Maier

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free
FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, MALOOF, JOHN AND CHARLIE SISKEL, 2013.

Join us for our monthly film screening series featuring the best in internationally-renowned independent and arts-related movies- The Art of Film. The Art of Film presents a forum for appreciating movies as an art form. With audience Q&A and talkback sessions with film directors and faculty from Florida Southern College following each screening, this unique Polk Museum series will entertain, engage, and educate audiences of all ages. Film: Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Director: John Maloof and Charlie Siskel John Maloof is an…

Find out more »
August 2018

The Art of Film: Songs From the Second Floor

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us for our monthly film screening series featuring the best in internationally-renowned independent and arts-related movies- The Art of Film. The Art of Film presents a forum for appreciating movies as an art form. With audience Q&A and talkback sessions with film directors and faculty from Florida Southern College following each screening, this unique Polk Museum series will entertain, engage, and educate audiences of all ages. Songs From the Second Floor (Sånger från andra våningen) (2000) Synopsis: A film poem inspired by the…

Find out more »

HeartMath® in the Galleries

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come learn more about how an intuitive heart guides you to Stress Free Living in the calming and inviting space of our galleries. During these quarterly sessions,  Kelly Andrews teaches basic emotional tracking techniques and simple breathing practices that will help shift your inner state to one of peace and stillness even in the midst of chaos. With more than 25 years in the health and wellness field, Kelly Andrews has worked in a variety of settings including corporate, higher education,…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494