Convergence Art Reception

March 4, 6pm. Free at Harrison School for the Arts.

Tea & Symphony: Music of the Stars

March 8. 5:45pm. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. Enjoy tea, wine and hors d’oeuvres during the lecture. Adults $15, Students are free. Lake Hunter Room at The […]

Art to Art: The Intersection of Images & Words

March 10, 6:30pm at Polk Museum of Art. Southeastern University Art to Art: The Intersection of Images and Words. FREE. Under the guidance of poetry faculty, Southeastern University students create original poetry describing works of art by Russell Young and Michiko Fujii Fowler on exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art. The original poetry is then […]

Frances Andrews Art Reception

Local charcoal artist Frances Andrews to host a reception at The Platform Art Forum on March 12th at 6:00 PM. Andrews has overcome much adversity in her life, including growing up as a Shade Tobacco harvester, bullying, and abuse. One day she discovered a piece of charcoal in a bucket of crayons and hence learned […]

Faculty Art Show Reception

March 17. Gallery Reception: Faculty Art Show. 5-7pm. FREE. Polk State Lakeland Art Gallery.

Tea & Symphony: Ode to Joy

Sip a cup of tea, enjoy a glass of wine and mingle at the ISO’s music enrichment programs or pre-concert lectures. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. $15, […]

Jazz Exhibit Gallery Reception

Reception for the “Jazz” exhibit in the Michael Crews Gallery at the Lake Wales Arts Center. FREE.

Opening Reception: 45th Annual LAG Spring Exhibition

Opening reception from 6-8pm, Friday, May 13. Lakeland Art Guild 45th Annual Members Only Invitational Art Show. Open To All Members of Lakeland Art Guild / Bartow Art Guild. Melvin Art Gallery has hosted the Annual Spring exhibition of the Lakeland Art Guild for over 30 years. The exhibit runs through June 17. Melvin Art Gallery is […]

Lecture & Exhibit Reception: Clyde Butcher “Preserving Eden”

Thirty pieces of Butcher’s large black and white photographs will hang in the Harrison Gallery until August in an exhibition titled “Preserving Eden.” 6pm Clyde Butcher Lecture. Tickets: $15. 7pm  Booksigning/Reception: Free and open to the public. During the summer, the public is welcome to visit the exhibit Monday-Thursday, 7am-4pm – free of charge. The […]

Reception: “In Movement” – Alexis Martinez Exhibit

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494