“Matter Makes Space” Reception

The exhibition will be celebrated at a reception on Friday, January 8, 6 pm, at the Museum. Michiko Fuji Fowler is the speaker at the Friday evening event. Members will be admitted for free; guests are $10.

66th Anniversary Fine Arts Exhibition

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 pm and one hour prior to all Theatre Winter Haven performances of “Caught in the Net.” The reception is 6-8 pm on January 9.

Art Faculty Gallery Exhibit

Gallery Hours are M-Th, 10 am – 2 pm. Reception is on January 7 from 5 – 7 pm.

Mixed Media by artist Cathie Harris

Local Artist Gallery in the Lake Wales Public Library. FREE. Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am-6:30pm; Wednesday & Friday, 9am-5:30pm; Saturday 9am-3pm.

Matter Makes Space: Michiko Fujii Fowler

Award winning Japanese artist Michiko Fujii Fowler explores how space is altered by the painting process. She is intrigued by a painting’s duality of space: the illusive space within a painting and the physical space of a painting. Fowler explains, “I believe that a painting has two layered spaces: one is fictional space that is […]

Forever Young: A Retrospective

Russell Young’s exploration of American counter culture represents a journey that bares witness to both the excess and ambition that has helped shape the “American dream,” a brooding and sometimes brutal celebration of the characters and events that glamorize and chastise in equal measure. Whether through direct visual reference or by title, the works set […]

Black & White & Read All Over

A juried competition on exhibit from December 3-20, 2015. All artworks must be black and white, including any framing. Gallery hours are 1-4pm during Theatre Winter Haven performance weeks and one hour prior to  Theatre Winter Haven’s performances of “Handle with Care.” Join Ridge Art an artist reception, open to the public from 6-8pm on Saturday, December 5.

Mixed media by artist Pat Gooden

Artworks by Patricia Gooden are on exhibit in the local artist gallery at Lake Wales Public Library from December 1-31, 2015. Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs from 9am-6:30pm; Wed, Fri from 9am-5:30pm; Sat from 9am-3pm Patricia Gooden Artist Statement Using digital image-making technologies, I seek to create a world of people and places that seem to exist in multiple […]

Festival of Wreaths Opening Night

The Festival of Wreaths Opening Night coincides with Bartow’s Lights on Main celebration. The halls of the History Center will be decked out with more than fifty colorful wreaths in celebration of the Festival of Wreaths. An appearance in the rotunda from Santa and Mrs. Claus is scheduled between 7 and 9 p.m. The couple will be […]

Festival of Wreaths

For the fifth consecutive year, the halls of the History Center will be decked out with more than fifty colorful wreaths in celebration of the Festival of Wreaths. During this holiday celebration, organizations and individuals from the local community decorate and donate the wreaths, which will be on display from Nov. 20 through Dec. 12 […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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