Discovery Saturdays

Meet Wendy Wolford, Education Coordinator at Bok Tower Gardens, and learn about the six categories of wildlife (mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, amphibians, and invertebrates). Then, join Wendy on a “photo quest” to take pictures of animals found in each category. Guest will also receive a special reward for their hard work!

Discovery Saturdays: Happy Hives

Beehive

Discover the world of bee hives with beekeepers Jack and Judy Stokes.

Spring Art Classes Start January 27 at PMoA

Polk Museum of Art

Spring Art Classes give students the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. Polk Museum of Art offers classes and instruction for all ages and experience. For the highest level of learning, all Museum instructors are certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Starting on January 27. Learn […]

Beginning Watercolors with Instructor Cathy Futral

Bok Tower Carillon

Learn wash, wet-in-wet, and dry brush watercolor techniques, color mixing and layering. Students will make landscape and floral studies and have a chance to paint en plein air in the garden. Breakfast, lunch and supplies provided. $85 per person. Reservations required.

Intermediate Watercolors with Cathy Futral

Review wash, wet-in-wet, and dry brush watercolor techniques, color mixing and layering. Students will make landscape and floral studies and have a chance to paint en plein air in the garden. Breakfast, lunch and some supplies provided. $75 per person. Reservations required.

Arts/Cultural/Heritage Application Workshop

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing will be holding an Application Workshop for the Arts/Culture/Heritages Tourist Development Council Sponsorships on Tuesday, January 28 at 10:00 a.m. at the PCTSM offices in Auburndale (2701 Lake Myrtle Park Rd. Auburndale, FL 33823) for organizations that have any questions about the process. ALL organizations that are interested in applying for sponsorship funding […]

Family Fun Workshop Outreach: Monoprints

Polk Museum of Art presents its Family Fun Workshop “Monoprints” at the Lake Wales Public Library.

Author/Illustrator Event with Fred Koehler

How to Cheer Up Dad. Book launch with author/illustrator Fred Koehler.

The 10:30am class is full. An additional class will be offered at 9:30am. Space is limited and reservation is required. To register, email MBelcher@PolkMuseumofArt.org or call 863-688-5423. Join author/illustrator Fred Koehler for a morning of creative fun. Kids ages 6 to 99 will enjoy Fred’s hands-on morning workshop of how to create a picture book, […]

Artists: Apply Now for the Creative Capital Foundation Professional Development Workshop

June 6-8, 2014 at the Patel Conservatory in Tampa The Division of Cultural Affairs and Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. invite Florida artists to apply for a workshop opportunity in June 2014. This opportunity will be presented at the Patel Conservatory in Tampa by leaders from the Creative Capital Foundation through the Foundation’s Professional Development […]

Kids Kamp: Up, Up and Away

Aug 12, 13 & 14. Ages 6-10, 10am-12pm; Ages 11-14, 1-3pm. Frostproof Art League & Gallery, Frostproof. 863-635-7271; email frostproofartleague@gmail.com.

Polk Arts Alliance

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