Student Art Competition Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit runs October 5-22, 2015. Gallery hours are Mon-Thur, 10am-2pm.

Blair Updike Gallery Exhibit

On exhibit October 1-22, 2015. Gallery hours are Mon-Thur, 10am-2pm.

Faculty Photography Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit runs November 2 – December 10, 2015 Gallery hours are 10am-2pm

Faculty Photography Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit runs November 2 – December 10, 2015 Gallery hours are Mon-Thur, 10am-2pm

Faculty Photography Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit runs November 2 – December 10, 2015 Gallery hours are Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection

Exhibit runs through December 6, 2015. Regular Museum Hours Tue – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 1-5pm. The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and major holidays. Polk Museum of Art proudly welcomes “Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection,” an exhibition that will transport viewers to different places and times, from the mid-19th […]

Good Reasons for Good Roads: Celebrating Dixie Hwy at 100 Years

June 2015 – September 2016. Hours: Tue-Sat, 9am-5pm The Dixie Highway’s initial route officially opened in 1915 and transformed the cultural landscape of Florida. In honor of this ambitious construction project, Good Reasons for Good Roads: Celebrating the Dixie Highway at 100 Years is a temporary exhibit exploring early highways, the people who traveled them […]

Finding the Fountain of Youth: Exploring the Myth of Florida’s Magical Waters

Finding the Fountain of Youth: Discovering Florida's Magical Waters by Rick Kilby.

June 2015 – September 2016. Hours: Tue-Sat, 9am-5pm. The Polk County History Center also is proud to host a traveling exhibit by graphic designer Rick Kilby, Finding the Fountain of Youth: Exploring the Myth of Florida’s Magical Waters. This exhibit examines how the legend of Ponce de Leon’s quest for restorative waters shaped the Sunshine State’s […]

Victory Florida: Honoring Polk County’s WWII Contributions

Exhibition dates are June 2015 – September 2016. Hours are 9am-5pm. August 15, 2015 is the 70 year anniversary of V-Day, or Victory Day, which marked the end of World War II in 1945. The Florida Department of State is drawing attention to this important anniversary during 2015 with the campaign “Victory Florida,” which honors and […]

Very Much A Lady: Lifestyle and Fashion of the Proper Woman, 1900 to 1920

On exhibit from September 10 through December 31, 2015. Hours are 9am-5pm, Tuesday-Saturday, except on major holidays. Return to a more elegant and stylish era with a new temporary exhibit featuring unique and vintage couture fashion and accessories. The exhibit, “Very Much a Lady: Lifestyle and Fashion of the Proper Woman, 1900-1920,” is curated from […]

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