Paintings of the Space Age and Regenerations2 Exhibitions End December 7

Robert T. McCall, “Apollo 8 Coming Home,” oil, 3’ 3 7/8” x 4’, from the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on display at Polk Museum of Art.

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome an exhibition of large-scale paintings depicting space exploration from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The exhibition Paintings of the Space Age will be on view through December 7. Although the National Air and Space Museum is known internationally for its impressive collection of objects and […]

The 64th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition

Ridge Art Association Gallery hours are 12:30-4pm, Monday-Friday during show weeks and one hour prior to Theatre Winter Haven performances. Reception is 6-8:30pm, Saturday, January 11.

Robert Farber: Sarasota-to-Lakeland

A collection of works by Robert Farber, Professor of Art at Ringling School of Art and Design. In this particular series, he has selected images from hundreds of photographs shot en–route between Sarasota and Lakeland. To these photographs he has added collage elements, drawing, and painting to create unique multi–media works of art that strive […]

Spring Art Classes Start January 27 at PMoA

Polk Museum of Art

Spring Art Classes give students the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. Polk Museum of Art offers classes and instruction for all ages and experience. For the highest level of learning, all Museum instructors are certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Starting on January 27. Learn […]

Saddi Khali Photography Exhibit

Bok Tower photo by Saddi Khali

Photographer, writer and performance artist, Saddi Khali spent a month in late 2013 as the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center’s first artist-in-residence. During his stay, Khali photographed scenes of Lake Wales for a new collection that will be on display at the Arts Center from Jan. 27 to Feb. 24, in honor of Black […]

La Florida: 500 Years In the Place of Flowers

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

Saddi Khali: Live Poetry and Art

February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Live Poetry and Art. FREE!!!

February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Live Poetry and Art. FREE!!! Photographer, writer and performance artist, Saddi Khali spent a month in late 2013 as the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center’s first artist-in-residence. During his stay, Khali photographed scenes of Lake Wales for a new collection that will be on display at the Arts Center […]

Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center to Host Encore Visit by Photographer Saddi Khali

Saddi Khali

From News@Polk 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 14 at Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 SR 60, Lake Wales, FL  33853. The Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center will host artist Saddi Khali for an encore exhibit of original photographs inspired by the city and people of Lake Wales. Khali, a poet, author and photographer, […]

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Members: Free General Admission: $5 Seniors (age 62+): $4 Student Admission (K-12, and college/vocational with valid ID): Free Children age 5 and younger […]

Picture Polk History Photography Contest

Deadline: All entries must be submitted to the Polk County History Center by May 3, 2014. Share your favorite historic and heritage sites by participating in the Picture Polk History photography contest. Polk County History Center is pleased to announce ‘Picture Polk History’ a photography contest open to amateur photographers only. Cash prizes will be […]

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