ArtEscapes Tour

An art tour via luxury motorcoach to the Cornell Museum (Rollins College) in Winter Park to view the special exhibit: “Fashionable Portraits in Europe” followed by an optional lunch at Park Plaza Gardens Restaurant. After lunch, visit Orlando Museum of Art for their annual pre-holiday gala showcase: Festival of Trees – “Tis the Season”, as well as […]

Christmas Village Exhibit Opens

Experience a miniature lighted Christmas Village. On display through December 31. General daily admission to X5 is $7; discounted admission for senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. X5 offers family memberships for $70.

Opening Reception: All-Student Exhibition

Exhibition of works by current FSC students. Exhibit runs through December 7.

@Identity Art Gallery Reception

The @Identity Art Gallery Reception is on opening night of Harrison’s production of the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” The Gallery reception is FREE, but don’t forget to get your tickets early for the “Fiddler on the Roof” performance by clicking HERE!

Gallery Reception: Faculty Photography

Mixed Media Artist Amanda Sheahan

Local artists are featured in a gallery at the Lake Wales Public Library. On exhibit in November are artworks by mixed media artist. Library hours are: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 9am-6:30pm Wednesday & Friday from 9am-5:30pm Saturday from 9am-3pm

Gardens & Groves by Blair Updike

On exhibit in the Visitor’s Center at Bok Tower Gardens from 9am-5pm, October 16, 2015 through January 14, 2016. Updike shares her love of blue skies, gardens and groves, twisted trees, and the way light plays across the meadows and bays. Year-long Admission Annual Membership Starting at $45  Purchasing an annual membership to Bok Tower Gardens […]

An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

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. In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts Society of London to create 12 etchings of Venice. […]

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.

Polk Arts Alliance

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