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 […]





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 exhibit, created by the Kohl’s Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago in Glenview, Illinois, features 15 interactive, multi-sensory components that incorporate reproductions of works by master artist, Marc Chagall. It has been […]





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 […]





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.





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 […]





The Young Artist Show Opening Reception

Exhibition runs from February 20 – March 16, 2014. Gallery Hours are 12:30-4pm Monday-Friday during show weeks and one hour prior to Theatre Winter Haven performances. Artist reception is Saturday, February 22 at 6pm.





Bok Tower Souvenir Showcase

Bok Tower Carillon

Bring your kitschy, quirky, historic and curious souvenirs to show off and see others from local collections and more.





La Florida: 500 Years In the Place of Flowers

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





One Billion Rising Exhibition Reception

One Billion Rising

Polk State College Visual Arts is hosting an art exhibition February 4-20 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 with an opportunity to view, create, and exhibit artwork related to the cause. Students, Local, […]





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 […]





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