Reception: Young Artists Show

The reception is February 20 from 6-8 pm. The exhibit runs February 18-March 13. This exhibition, held in cooperation with the Polk County School District, features artworks by Middle and High School students from across Polk County. Over $1,600 in awards are presented, and a $1,000 scholarship to Polk State College is presented to a Senior […]

Reception: Harrison Senior Visual Art Exhibition

Reception: Friday, February 19, 6 pm On exhibit from February 6 – March 6, 2016 Harrison’s Senior visual art students present their graduating body of artwork at the Polk Museum of Art. Sponsored by: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

The Young Artists Show

February 18-March 13. The Young Artists Show at Ridge Art. This years exhibition, held in cooperation with the Polk County School District, features artworks by Middle and High School students from across the county. Over $1,600 in awards are presented, and a $1,000 scholarship to Polk State College is presented to a Senior entering a […]

Alice Gebhart Art Reception and Pianist Brian Seeley Live

Wed, Feb 17, 6-8pm, Platform Art Forum for Creativity welcomes visual artist Alice Gebhart and local pianist Brian Seeley performs live during the wine and cheese reception. ALICE BENVIE GEBHART: Kiln Fired Fused Glass Artist & Teacher “I work at translating and elevating the average, day-to-day experience into an enthusiastic and energetic celebration.   I am […]

Black History Month Gallery Exhibit

Gallery Exhibit: Black History Month

February 1-18.  Gallery Hours: Mon-Thur, 10am-2pm. Free. Polk State College Lakeland Art Gallery. www.polk.edu/artscenter; 863-298-6883.

Decorative Arts with Artist Vicki Alley

On display from February 1-29 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.

Mark Mitchell: Conceptual Pop Painter & Multimedia Artist

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs January 22 – February 19. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. An international multimedia artist specializing in the painting of conceptual pop art, Mark Mitchell draws on the power of  mass media and pop culture, repurposing contemporary icons, imagery, and […]

Erika Lawlor Schmidt: “A Fine Romance”

January 14 from 5-7pm. Free. Renowned for their edgy, avant-garde work, the Schmidt’s will return “home” for an exhibit of recent prints, collages, and constructions, “Erika Lawlor Schmidt: A Fine Romance,” January 12-February 1, with a free reception from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 14 in the Michael Crews Gallery in Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. Thought provoking. […]

Reception: 66th Fine Arts Exhibition

Reception is 6-8 pm, January 9. Visit the reception before Theatre Winter Haven’s performance of the comedy “Caught in the Net” at 7:30 pm.

Polk Arts Alliance

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