Chagall for Children

Chagall for Children

Explorations V Children’s Museum is proud to serve as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The interactive exhibit runs through July 12. The Ribbon Cutting signifying the grand opening of the exhibit took place on Saturday, April 12 during the Children’s Festival at Explorations V. The exhibit, created by the Kohl’s […]

“Creative Youth” Exhibition

Polk Museum of Art

Polk Museum of Art proudly hosts the annual “Creative Youth” exhibition, which features works by high school students in the 15th Congressional District. The exhibition will be on view from April 12 through May 18 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery at the Museum. The exhibition is organized by the Polk Museum of Art […]

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Members: Free General Admission: $5 Seniors (age 62+): $4 Student Admission (K-12, and college/vocational with valid ID): Free Children age 5 and younger […]

May Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Dan Gunderson, "Iron Man," 2013, digital photograph

EXHIBITIONS Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen Through June 8 This exhibition will include installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art […]

All Decked Out

As part of Innoskate 2014, the exhibition All Decked Out! will celebrate the artistic and innovative spirit of skateboarding. Polk Museum of Art is proud to host an exhibition of contemporary artworks that smack of the edgy aesthetic so often associated with skating. Co-organized by Chad and Suzie Cardoza, two Tampa-based artists and independent curators of all […]

Central Park Stroll Posponed to June 12

The Central Park Stroll and Main Street Winter Haven Art Walk that had been scheduled for May 1 was postponed to June 12. Strong storms were possible Thursday afternoon, and organizers said that posed possible safety issues for artists and guests. The time for the stroll on June 12 will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Source: […]

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

Through September 13 at Polk Museum of Art. The exhibition reception is at 6pm, Friday, August 22, with a lecture by Richard Sexton, followed by light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. The reception is free for Museum members, $10 for guests. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this […]

Australia and New Zealand Photography Exhibit

During the month of May, Florida Southern students and faculty embarked on a special study-abroad trip to Australia and New Zealand. The photographs, taken by students and faculty in Advanced and Beginning Digital Photography classes taught by Sam Romero, Kathy Blackmore, and Eric Blackmore, document their travels and unique cultural encounters. The selected images were […]

Passport to Exotic Adventure: Travel Photography Exhibit

Left Image by Terry Mann. Right image by Omarr Otero.

The Lake Wales Arts Council presents a photography exhibit September 8-October 30, providing a passport to exotic adventure with stunning visuals created by travel photographers Omarr Otero and Terry Mann. Otero brands his work as: “Where Beauty Meets Creativity.” A sixth generation Florida Cracker from Lake Wales, Mann describes his work as “a quest to capture […]

Opening Reception: Passport to Exotic Adventure

Left Image by Terry Mann. Right image by Omarr Otero.

The Lake Wales Arts Council photography exhibit, “Passport to Exotic Adventure,” with travel photographers Omarr Otero and Terry Mann is on Thursday, September 11 from 5-7pm in the Center’s Michael Crews Gallery. Otero brands his work as: “Where Beauty Meets Creativity.” A sixth generation Florida Cracker from Lake Wales, Mann describes his work as “a quest to […]

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