Sticks & Bricks

Ridge Art Association and City of Winter Haven collaborative exhibit at Winter Haven City Hall. The exhibit includes photographs, sculptures, Lego creations, paintings and more and is open to the public during City Hall operating hours through July 10, 2015. The 60 artworks on display in this exhibit are all for sale by the artists. If you are […]





Future Retro: Polk Museum Celebrates the Great Age of the American Automobile

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

September 20 – December 6, 2014 Polk Museum of Art this fall will open “Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile,” an exhibition that comprises more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. The exhibition, which is on loan to PMoA from the Museum of Fine Arts in […]





Opening Reception: 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 […]





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 […]





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 […]





Honor Sculpture Tour

Honor Sculpture Tour. Platform Art exhibit honoring Winter Haven Law Enforcement at Central Park, Winter Haven. www.platformart.org; 863-838-2262.





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 […]





September Exhibits and Events at Polk Museum of Art

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

EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile September 20-December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]





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 […]





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 […]





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