La Florida: 500 Years In the Place of Flowers

Exhibit of photography by John Moran in the Visitor Center at Bok Tower Gardens.

Ellen Spivey Exhibition Opening Reception

First Friday opening reception featuring the artworks of Ellen Spivey.  The Loft Gallery is located upstairs in Paint Along Studios.

Free to be Me 3rd-5th Grade Exhibition Reception

Polk Museum of Art

Exhibition runs from March 8 – April 6, 2014 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, March 8, 11am and 1pm This exhibition highlights the artwork of Polk County’s elementary school students. This exhibition is sponsored by: Midflorida Credit Union and Publix Super Markets Charities. FYI – Polk Museum of Art is open for FREE on Saturdays. Don’t miss […]

Jan 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Central Park Art Festival

Carol Napoli Booth 2012

The TD Bank Central Park Art Festival takes place in Winter Haven’s Central Park from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, March 15 and from 10am – 4pm on Sunday, March 16, 2014.  The artist application deadline is January 31. 2014. Download the prospectus/application: Central Park Art Festival 2014. Featured image is the booth of artist Carol Napoli, […]

Lake Wales Student Art Show

Photo of Steve Schade of Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet the student art show sponsor and last year’s winner, Carson Pike a student at Babson Park Elementary School. Photo by Bill Losh.

An annual display of the best artwork from students in Polk County schools. February 26 through March 18. Reception and award ceremony on Saturday Mar. 1. Free admission. Photo from the 2013 show, held at The Depot Museum was taken by Bill Losh.  The photo shows Steve Schade of Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet, the student art […]

Opening Reception for Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Come see the creativity and professionalism that Florida Southern’s senior graphic designers have to offer in print and digital media. The senior graphic design awards will be announced at the opening reception. The exhibition runs from March 14-31.  The Gallery is open 9am-4:30pm when the college is in session. Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College. 863-680-4743.

Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Come see the creativity and professionalism that Florida Southern’s senior graphic designers have to offer in print and digital media. The exhibition runs from March 14-31.  The Gallery is open 9am-4:30pm when the college is in session. The senior graphic design awards will be announced at the opening reception on March 14. Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern […]

Ridge Woodcarvers Club Spring Show

America's Bullfighter by Jerry Heinicke

Marvin Bruha is this year’s featured artist. He has been a chip carver for 20 years with over 135 carving shows and over 600 ribbons. He is a five time first place winner at international Woodcarver Congress, Gold medal winner at Vesterheim Norwegian Festival and the first chip carver featured on both front and back […]

One Billion Rising – Women’s Rights Gallery Exhibit

One Billion Rising

Art Exhibition – February 3-20, 2014, Gallery Hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm Reception Thursday, February 6, 2014 5:30-7:30pm Polk State College Visual Arts is hosting an art exhibition that Raises awareness about Domestic Violence, supports Women’s rights, and promotes art with a social context. This exhibition will provide the community with an cultural event and students […]

Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition To Show Winning Works in 3 Cities

On Lemon Street in Lakeland, Jerzy Kedziora's "Feng Shui" of coldcast bronze is suspended between the trees.

14th Annual Exhibition to Feature Art in Winter Haven, Lakeland & Sebring LAKELAND ― Polk Museum of Art and the Cities of Winter Haven, Lakeland and Sebring are pleased to announce the selection of 26 new sculptures that will be displayed in downtown parks as part of the 14th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition. The […]

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