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.

A Few of My Favorite Things, Stacey McColley, clarinet

Faculty Artist Series, Florida Southern College. Having regaled audiences last season with a completely entertaining and uniquely beautiful performance, clarinetist Stacey McColley performs an encore recital this season, brought back by popular demand! Playing a “few of her favorite things” from the formidable clarinet repertoire with consummate skill, sensitivity, and style, this faculty artist will […]

Annual Frostproof Orange Blossom Festival

Frostproof Art League members demonstrate their art techniques in the Gallery and on the streets.

Sister Cities Visual Arts Exhibit Opening Reception


In the Gallery at Harrison School for the Arts.  The Sister Cities Exhibit runs from February 28-April 4.

Faculty Show: New Art Faculty

Gallery Hours are 10am-2pm, Monday-Thursday.

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 […]

Bok Tower Gardens Celebrates 85th Anniversary February 1

Bok Tower Door

Bok Tower Gardens commemorates its 85th anniversary with free admission and a special Dedication Day ceremony on Saturday, February 1 with former U.S. Senator Bob Graham. “Your Story Is Our Story” is the theme of the day’s event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The National Historic Landmark was dedicated by President Calvin Coolidge on February 1, […]

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 […]

12th Annual Marilyn Newell Youth Music Festival, Award Ceremony & Concert

Classical music competition for students ages 11 through 18 and an awards ceremony and winners concert. Free Admission.

Polk Arts Alliance

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