Opening Reception for Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Polk Museum of Art

March 14 – April 19, 2015 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, April 11, 11am Free Admission This annual exhibition features works from high school students in the 15th Congressional District. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will […]





H2O Spring Splash

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts H2O Spring Splash on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10am to 3pm. The water-themed festival will feature special presentations by award winning author, Janeen Mason, author of Ocean Commotion: Caught in the Currents, Animal Ambassadors from the Florida Aquarium and the WaterVentures Mobile Learning Lab. A bounce house and creation stations will be […]





Opening Reception: Senior Studio Art Thesis Exhibition

Join in celebrating the culmination of their study at Florida Southern College in this exhibition, where you will be both delighted and inspired by the creative freshness and the polish of their work. The John R. Reuter Studio Art Award will be announced at the opening reception. Opening Reception: Friday, April 10 – 7 p.m. […]





Bok Tower Gardens Call to Artists

Dear Artists, Bok Tower Gardens is currently seeking artists to exhibit in the Visitor Center for the next two years.  Previously, you requested information and/or were selected based on your materials to be a possible artist for our exhibits.  Please review the following information and let us know if you’re interested.  Thank you! Art in […]





Senior Student Art Thesis Exhibition

Each year, many FSC senior studio art majors go on to top graduate programs. Join the seniors, students, faculty and guests in celebrating the culmination of their study at Florida Southern College in this exhibition, where you will be both delighted and inspired by the creative freshness and the polish of their work. The John R. Reuter Studio […]





Apr 11: Opening Reception for Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Polk Museum of Art

The awards ceremony for the annual exhibition featuring works of high school students in the 15th Congressional District is Saturday, April 11 at 11am. Admission is FREE. The exhibit runs through April 19, 2015. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will travel to Washington, […]





Body and Soul: Jazz Photographers

Michael Crews Gallery Hours: Mon-Thur, 9am-6pm; Fri, 9am-5pm. Presented by Polk State College, Lake Wales Arts Council and Polk Museum of Art.





African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

Romare Bearden, Morning, 1975

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome a remarkable exhibition that celebrates the growing prominence and complexity of the field of African American art over the last six decades. “African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center” opens March 21 and will be on view through June 27. The exhibition […]





Exhibition Reception: African American Art Since 1950

Romare Bearden, Morning, 1975

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome a remarkable exhibition that celebrates the growing prominence and complexity of the field of African American art over the last six decades. “African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center” opens March 21 and will be on view through June 27. The exhibition […]





Gary Baker Memorial Art Exhibition

Gary Baker

The exhibit runs from March 19 – April 23 and features over 50 pieces of Gary Baker’s life’s work. The Gallery is open Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.





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