Opening Reception: Australia and New Zealand

Photographs from the 2014 Study Abroad Trip.

Australia and New Zealand Photography Exhibit

During the month of May, Florida Southern students and faculty embarked on a special study-abroad trip to Australia and New Zealand. The photographs, taken by students and faculty in Advanced and Beginning Digital Photography classes taught by Sam Romero, Kathy Blackmore, and Eric Blackmore, document their travels and unique cultural encounters. The selected images were […]

Exhibition Reception for “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast.”

“Etienne De Boré Oak,” photograph by Richard Sexton from the exhibition “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast,” on display at PMoA through September 13.

Lecture by artist Richard Sexton followed by a reception. 6-8:30pm. Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland. www.PolkMuseumofArt.org; 863-688-7743. Exhibition runs through September 13. “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast.” A photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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