Lecture & Exhibit Reception: Clyde Butcher “Preserving Eden”

Thirty pieces of Butcher’s large black and white photographs will hang in the Harrison Gallery until August in an exhibition titled “Preserving Eden.” 6pm Clyde Butcher Lecture. Tickets: $15. 7pm  Booksigning/Reception: Free and open to the public. During the summer, the public is welcome to visit the exhibit Monday-Thursday, 7am-4pm – free of charge. The […]





Lakeland Art Guild 45th Annual Invitational Art Show

Lakeland Art Guild 45th Annual Members Only Invitational Art Show Open To All Members of Lakeland Art Guild / Bartow Art Guild. Melvin Art Gallery has hosted the Annual Spring exhibition of the Lakeland Art Guild for over 30 years. The exhibit runs through June 17. Melvin Art Gallery is open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm when college is […]





Opening Reception: 45th Annual LAG Spring Exhibition

Opening reception from 6-8pm, Friday, May 13. Lakeland Art Guild 45th Annual Members Only Invitational Art Show. Open To All Members of Lakeland Art Guild / Bartow Art Guild. Melvin Art Gallery has hosted the Annual Spring exhibition of the Lakeland Art Guild for over 30 years. The exhibit runs through June 17. Melvin Art Gallery is […]





Growing up Jewish in Polk County

Polk County History Center

New exhibit on display May 11-August 9, 2016. History Center hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm.





“Jazz” Gallery Exhibit

April 6-May 20. FREE. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. Michael Crews Gallery, Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center.





Preston Stafford: Multi-Media Artist Exhibit

In the local artist gallery at the Lake Wales Public Library. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 9am-6:30pm; Wednesday & Friday from 9am-5:30pm.





Unmanned: Women Artists from the Permanent Collection

An exhibition of all women artists from the permanent collection of the Polk Museum of Art, “Unmanned” will be on exhibit from April 30 – October 9, 2016.





Joyce Seitz Art Exhibit

April 1-30 in the 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.





Kids Tag Art Exhibit

Kids Tag Art will be on exhibit from April 1-29 at the Frostproof Art League & Gallery.





Opening Reception: Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

March 18 at 7pm. Featuring the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, this exciting thesis exhibition provides a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to the areas of print and digital media. Sharing the culmination of their collegiate study, they will engage, challenge, and impress, affirming their […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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