Hurricane Update: Polk Museum of Art Will Reopen on Sept 17

Polk Museum of Art

Due to disruptions caused by Hurricane Irma, the Museum has rescheduled, postponed, or canceled several events: Polk State Day originally scheduled Sept. 7 is rescheduled for Sept. 19 Art Lab originally scheduled Sept. 9 is rescheduled for Sept. 23. VSA Student Reception originally scheduled Sept. 9 and rescheduled for Sept. 16 is postponed until further notice. The […]

Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin Through Students’ Eyes

 Photography and Artwork from the 2017 Study Abroad Trip During the month of May, Florida Southern students embarked on a study-abroad trip to Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin. Led by Dr. Alex Rich and Professors Sarah Brewington and Eric Blackmore, our students immersed themselves in the cultures of these cities and were pushed to consider these […]

Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin: Opening Reception

Through Students’ Eyes: Photography and Artwork from the 2017 Study Abroad Trip During the month of May, Florida Southern students embarked on a study-abroad trip to Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin. Led by Dr. Alex Rich and Professors Sarah Brewington and Eric Blackmore, our students immersed themselves in the cultures of these cities and were pushed […]

Fine Art at the Magnolia

Fine Art at the Magnolia is a first generation show happening this summer, August 19-20, 2017, indoors (yes, cooool a/c) at the Magnolia Building in downtown Lakeland. The show features 20 accomplished Florida Artists (local & statewide), representing eight different mediums! Bring your friends to get out of the heat and into the ART! Free […]

Summer Art Classes Begin

Teen and adult classes are held on Saturdays during the Summer. The four 6-week classes offered on Saturdays this summer that begin on July 8 are: Beginning Photography ($145) Creative Concepts in Photography ($145) Painting with Pastels ($145) Art History: Famous Masters, Famous Students ($100) Learn more!

Treefish Artistic Services Sculpture & Carving Exhibit

The Local Artist Gallery is open during regular operating hours at the Lake Wales Public Library.

Brannen Lawson Multi-Media Exhibit

Exhibit in the Local Artist Gallery in the Lake Wales Public Library.

LAG May Plein Air

Open to anyone interested in on location painting in the wonderous outdoors. The May location is on Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland. Meet at the entrance to the Discovery Center. For more information contact waynechunat@gmail.com.  

MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mother’s Day Weekend (May 13 & 14)

Opening Reception: Spring Exhibition

Lakeland Art Guild juried show hosted by the Florida Southern College Department of Art and Art History for over 30 years. Exhibit opens May 12 and runs through June 9. Open 9am-4:30pm, weekdays.

Polk Arts Alliance

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