Exhibition Reception for “Future Retro”

Elia Russinoff, "Design Proposal: Two Door Sports Car," 1953.

Polk Museum of Art’s exhibition for “Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile” will be celebrated on September 19 from 6-8:30pm. The reception includes a lecture followed by a reception with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Museum members may attend the reception for free; guests are $10. “Future Retro: Drawings from the […]

A Demonstration of Contemporary Art in New York

Melvin Gallery

Exhibition featuring the art of Jennifer Viola and Daniel Derwelis. Exhibit runs from September 19 – October 31 FSC is pleased to present the works of two New York contemporary artists—Jennifer Viola and Daniel Derwelis. This exhibition of varied artwork will include large oil paintings and watercolor studies by Daniel Derwelis that demonstrate a blend of […]

Lakeland Art Guild Road Trip

A trip to the Florida Watercolor Society Annual Convention and Exhibition in Deerfield Beach. Point of Contact: Pat Shaer Phone: (863) 646-8264 or (407) 234-7942) Email: nutmegnotions@yahoo.com

Exhibition Reception for “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast.”

“Etienne De Boré Oak,” photograph by Richard Sexton from the exhibition “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast,” on display at PMoA through September 13.

Lecture by artist Richard Sexton followed by a reception. 6-8:30pm. Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland. www.PolkMuseumofArt.org; 863-688-7743. Exhibition runs through September 13. “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast.” A photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New […]

Remembering Florsheim

Richard Florsheim, "Paris (aka La Seine à Paris)," 1963, color lithograph. Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Gift of the Richard Florsheim Art Fund.

On exhibit through October 12 in the Perkins Gallery at Polk Museum of Art. Richard Florsheim (1916-1979) was a prominent American printmaker, painter, sculptor, educator and writer. He graduated from the University of Chicago before studying art at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He completed his […]

Collected Color

Andy Warhol, "Cow (Pink on Yellow)," 1966, screenprint on wallpaper, Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Gift of an anonymous donor in honor of the 2012 Art Resource Trust and Adam Justice.

On exhibit through September 13 in Gallery II at Polk Museum of Art. Color is an important part of our world. It allows us to visually recognize, relate, and interact with our surroundings. Because of its enormous impact on how we interpret what we see, color has always been an important attribute of art. But, […]

Aviation Exhibition

Ridge Art Association and City of Winter Haven art exhibit at Winter Haven Municipal Airport. This aviation art exhibit is free and open to the public during airport operating hours. All of the artworks contain some sort of aviation theme—anything from airports & planes to hot air balloons & pilots.

Polk Arts Alliance

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