Working Title: A Faculty Exhibition

Polk Museum of Art presents works by the accomplished arts faculty at two Polk County Colleges: Florida Southern College and Polk State College. Artists will include Pavel Amromin, Sarah Brewington Baulac, Eric Blackmore, Beth Ford, Patricia Lamb, Vicki Lowe, Joe Mitchell, Bill Otremsky, Sam Romero, Holly Scoggins, Kelly Sturhahn, and David Woods. The exhibition runs September […]

Coffee with Faculty Artists

Polk Museum of Art

The faculty artists who are featured in Working Title: A Faculty Exhibition will be available to discuss their work at “Coffee with the Artists,” an informal event beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 8, upstairs at the Museum. The public is invited. Admission to the event and the Museum is free. The exhibition runs September […]

An Afternoon Melody

Southeastern University musical event at Polk Museum of Art.

AAUW “ArtEscapes” Tour

A chartered bus tour from Lake Wales to Florida Polytechnic University and Polk Museum of Art.

Fall for Art: Art to Wear Artisans Market

Art to Wear

Time: Noon-8 p.m. Admission: Free Your favorite jewelers and artists are back to dazzle you with their unique creations. It’s a great opportunity to buy a wonderful, hand-crafted present for someone special in your life — or for yourself! Tea at 2: Enjoy an afternoon of melodies, tea and dessert as you visit with the artisans […]

Fall for Art Festival 2014

Fall for Art Festival

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents the second annual Fall for Art Festival, a series of events that highlights the work of emerging artists from Central Florida and encourages art collecting. The schedule includes: Thursday, November 13 Art to Wear: Artisans Market Time: Noon-8 p.m. Admission: Free Your favorite jewelers and artists are back to […]

Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

Join Polk Museum of Art during this FREE fun Family Art Workshop with artist Rick Olivo at Mulberry Public Library.

Elves’ Shelves

This special secret shop is for children only! Admission is free, and gifts will be reasonably priced for children to purchase holiday items for family and friends. Admission: FREE. Prices of items vary. Museum Hours: Tue – Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 1-5pm. The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and major holidays.

Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee & Her Self: Portraits by Kathy Sosa

Chile Lillies - Kathy Sosa

Polk Museum of Art is now showing two exhibitions by contemporary female painters whose colorful works were influenced by specific cultures. Both will be on view through March 14. Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern […]

Art+Food Offers a New Way to Experience the Museum

art+food

The second art party in Polk Museum of Art’s new Art+ series is going to spice things up with some competition. Local restaurants will try to create the most delicious Asian fusion dish around at Art+Food, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the Museum. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 […]

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