Mark Mitchell: Conceptual Pop Painter & Multimedia Artist

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs January 22 – February 19. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. An international multimedia artist specializing in the painting of conceptual pop art, Mark Mitchell draws on the power of  mass media and pop culture, repurposing contemporary icons, imagery, and […]

Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs from March 18 – March 31. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session.Opening Reception: Friday, March 18, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. Featuring the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, this exciting thesis exhibition provides a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to […]

Senior Studio Art Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

April 8 through April 28, 2016 Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, April 8, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. We are proud to present the annual senior thesis exhibition in studio art. This capstone show, celebrating the skill, talent, and creativity of our seniors, serves as evidence of their […]

Annual Lakeland Art Guild Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

May 13 through June 17, 2016 Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, May 13, 2016 – 6:00 p.m. Art exhibition: Melvin Art Gallery (Admission: Free)For over thirty years, the Melvin Art Gallery has hosted the Annual Spring Exhibition of the Lakeland Art Guild. Founded in 1952, the Guild […]

Bandtastic IV: Band Day Encore

FSC Band Day

Now in its fourth year, this annual concert, conceived and directed by Jo Jossim, features dazzling new repertoire and intriguing new musical collaborations, presented within a fast-paced format in locations throughout the concert hall. With repertoire ranging from classical and jazz genres to popular and rock favorites, this event is full of musical surprises. Always […]

Traditions of South America

The FSC Concert Choir transports us on a musical journey to South America, delving into its rich and diverse musical history.  Featuring the well-known Missa Criolla by revered Argentine composer Ariel Ramirez as the musical centerpiece, this concert highlights seminal rhythms and texts from the region and introduces the vibrant composers and traditional folk tunes […]

Opening Reception: All-Student Exhibition

Exhibition of works by current FSC students. Exhibit runs through December 7.

Mozart and More

The Lakeland Choral Society opens its season with a choral-orchestra concert featuring Mozart’s Solemn Vespers and combined works with the children’s and girls ensembles of the Florida Southern Children’s Chorus. The concert will be in Florida Southern College’s Branscomb Auditorium on Sunday, November 15 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for students, and […]

Florida Lecture Series: J. Michael Francis

January 14 at 7 pm. J. Michael Francis (Hough Family Chair of Florida Studies and Professor of History, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg) presents “Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1607.”   Now in its 18th year, the Florida Lecture Series is a forum that brings speakers to the FSC campus who […]

Mark Mitchell: Multimedia & Conceptual Pop Artist Reception

Melvin Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7 pm. An international multimedia artist specializing in the painting of conceptual pop art, Mark Mitchell draws on the power of  mass media and pop culture, repurposing contemporary icons, imagery, and techniques to create a personal artistic statement, rich in meaning and social commentary. With a career as […]

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