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 […]

Election Day

Polk Museum of Art offers FREE admission for anyone who wears their “I voted” sticker on this day. Museum hours on Tuesday are 10am-5pm.

Veterans Day at PMoA

Polk Museum of Art

Enjoy free admission to Polk Museum of Art on Veterans Day.

ArtEscapes Tour: “Monet to Matisse”

ArtEscapes Tour: “Monet to Matisse on the French Coast” features a charter bus tour to the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts.

Polk Museum Curator Tour

Polk Museum of Art

Curator tour of “Revivial: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee” and “Her Self Portraits by Kathy Sosa.”

Harrison School for the Arts Exhibition Reception

Polk Museum of Art

Reception to recognized participants in the Harrison School for the Arts Senior Exhibition. Free

The Gala

Reservations required.

“African American Art Since 1950” on View Through June 27

Romare Bearden, Morning, 1975

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome a remarkable exhibition that celebrates the growing prominence and complexity of the field of African American art over the last six decades. “African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center” opens March 21 and will be on view through June 27. The exhibition […]

Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection

Exhibit runs through December 6, 2015. Regular Museum Hours Tue – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 1-5pm. The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and major holidays. Polk Museum of Art proudly welcomes “Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection,” an exhibition that will transport viewers to different places and times, from the mid-19th […]

An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

Exhibit runs through December 6, 2015. Regular Museum Hours Tue – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 1-5pm. The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and major holidays. In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts Society of London to create 12 etchings of Venice. […]

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