Annual Lakeland Art Guild Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

May 13 through June 17, 2016 Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, May 13, 2016 – 6:00 p.m. Art exhibition: Melvin Art Gallery (Admission: Free)For over thirty years, the Melvin Art Gallery has hosted the Annual Spring Exhibition of the Lakeland Art Guild. Founded in 1952, the Guild […]

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.

“Jazz” Gallery Exhibit

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

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 […]

Platform Kids 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 5 – 8pm Oasis Community Church, 3330 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, 33803 Join Platform Art for their 8th annual Platform Kids event – a one-night exhibition celebrating visual art and performances produced by Polk County students in preschool – 12th grade. Admission is free! Activities on site will be hosted by […]

Mark Mitchell: Multimedia & Conceptual Pop Artist Reception

Melvin Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7 pm. 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 techniques to create a personal artistic statement, rich in meaning and social commentary. With a career as […]

Reception: Black & White & Read All Over

Exhibition Reception open to the public from 6-8pm, Saturday, December 5. Juried competition on exhibit from December 3-20, 2015. All artworks must be black and white, including any framing. One of Ridge Art’s most popular exhibits. Gallery hours are 1-4pm during Theatre Winter Haven performance weeks and one hour prior to  Theatre Winter Haven’s performances of “Handle […]

Mixed media by artist Pat Gooden

Artworks by Patricia Gooden are on exhibit in the local artist gallery at Lake Wales Public Library from December 1-31, 2015. Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs from 9am-6:30pm; Wed, Fri from 9am-5:30pm; Sat from 9am-3pm Patricia Gooden Artist Statement Using digital image-making technologies, I seek to create a world of people and places that seem to exist in multiple […]

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